Links to official COVID-19 information (updated April 15)

Submitted by admin on Thu, 2021/04/15 - 18:30

Links to official COVID-19 information, including links to the latest official Proclamation and Mandatory Order, Updated N.B. Recovery Plan / Plan de rétablissement du N.-B., Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), WorkSafe NB, and other links.

Highlights:
- Edmundston and the upper Madawaska region will remain in lockdown until April 22;
- A section of Zone 4 including the communities of Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond, New Denmark and Four Falls will move from the Red level to Orange at midnight April 16;
- All other zones and areas will remain at the RED or YELLOW level.
Government of New Brunswick news releases:
EN: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/news/recent_news.html
FR: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/fr/nouvelles/communiques_recentes.html

March 2021 review and April (spring) outlook NB

Submitted by admin on Sun, 2021/04/04 - 10:20

March’s temperature anomaly was above normal (+1.0ºC) while the precipitation anomaly was below normal (79%) in comparison with the 30-year climate normal (1981-2010) for the province.  Climate extreme for the month: A period of six consecutive days of daily maximum temperature records from March 21-26th produced our first 20ºC day or warmer (in St. Stephen on the 22nd) for 2021.

Exercise Synergy Challenge 2021 planned for October 2021

Submitted by admin on Wed, 2021/02/10 - 16:18
The two day event on October 6-7 will involve hundreds of participants from dozens of National, Provincial, Local and other organizations, to deal with a simulated cyber-attack on the power grid which will impact the PLNGS. Initial planning is still underway by organizations on what their part in the exercise will be. Amateur radio plays a part in the NB Power / NB EMO emergency response plan, and this exercise will be a chance to test and evaluate the established EMO emergency plans.

Helping hands help hams

Submitted by admin on Sat, 2018/06/23 - 19:09

"Fine business" is the best way to say it, after some help from the Fredericton Amateur Radio Club and IRG members put Jim Noseworthy VE1HJN back on the air. Some deck renovations required the antenna to be moved and so helping hands worked today (June 23) to put Jim back on the air. Good work everyone!