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Getting your license? Useful for new hams: Canada - USA
Interested in Salt Spring Island? Local info: SSI Radio - SSI General
Links for learning tools for MORSE Code
Links for YL's Women in radio YL Links
Earthquake Preparedness resource links Earthquake Preparedness
Emergency Preparedness information resources Emergency Preparedness
Some really useful products Cool stuff
Ham entertainment Entertainment
Misc wit for hams Funny
Vanity links: some of my other websites

Canadian HAM Links

License exam generating software to practice for your test

When you're ready for your test, search for an available call sign!
http://apc-cap.ic.gc.ca/pls/apc_anon/query_avail_cs$.startup

Industry Canada Reference links for HAM-Class students

Radio Amateurs of Canada - Canada's National Amateur Radio Society
http://www.rac.ca

Canadian Space Weather - http://www.spaceweather.ca/index-eng.php

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Want to learn Morse Code?
Training software

Just Learn Morse Code
http://www.justlearnmorsecode.com/

Morse Machine
http://www.g4ilo.com/morse-machine.html


For Women Hams * YL Clubs

CLARA - Canadian Ladies Amateur Radio Association
http://www.clarayl.ca/

YLRL - Young Ladies Radio League
http://www.ylrl.hfradio.net/

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Local Salt Spring Island Radio Resources

Salt Spring Island Amateur Radio Club SSIARC:
www.ssiarc.ca

VE7GDH: http://www.ve7gdh.ca/

Local repeaters:
http://www.repeaterbook.com/repeaters/LocationSearch.php?state_id=CA02&type=city&loc=Salt%20Spring%20Island


Salt Spring Island Community Services

Salt Spring Island Amateur Radio Club SSIARC:
www.ssiarc.ca

Salt Spring Island Fire and Rescue
http://www.saltspringfire.com/

RCMP on Salt Spring
http://saltspring.bc.rcmp.ca

Salt Spring Island Search and Rescue
http://www.saltspringsar.org/


Other local Salt Spring websites

Gulf Islands Driftwood - http://www.gulfislandsdriftwood.com/

Salt Spring Artists Studio Tour - http://www.saltspringstudiotour.com/index.php

Salt Spring Island Cheese Company - http://www.saltspringcheese.com/

Salt Spring Island History - http://saltspringtourism.com/about/history/

Salt Spring Vinyards - http://www.saltspringvineyards.com/

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American Radio Resources

Ham Course online - http://www.hamradiolicenseexam.com

American Radio Relay League - http://www.arrl.org/


Really Useful Products

Pak-Lite 9-Volt LED Flashlight: http://www.9voltlight.com/

Canadian supplier for MRE's: http://www.mealkitsupply.com/

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Ham Entertainment

When all else fails... set to music you'll recognize! Very witty video on YouTube
http://youtu.be/HW4g68Iv4gE


Earthquake Preparedness Information

PEP Program - Emergency Management BC's information on the subject of Earthquake preparedness - what to do to prepare your home and family etc. - http://www.pep.bc.ca/hazard_preparedness/earthquake_preparedness.html

A checklist to help you and your family prepare to survive and earthquake and the first 72 hours after - http://www.pep.bc.ca/hazard_preparedness/prepare_now/prepare.html

Not just Earthquakes - more emergency preparedness topics from PEP - http://www.pep.bc.ca/index.html

Government of Canada information on preparing for an earthquake - http://www.getprepared.gc.ca/index-eng.aspx

Natural Resources Canada information on Earthquake preparedness - http://www.earthquakescanada.nrcan.gc.ca/info-gen/prepare-preparer/index-eng.php

ShakeOutBC - an earthquake preparedness Drill - more drill and planning information - http://www.shakeoutbc.ca/

Insurance Industry information on Earthquake Preparedness - http://www.canadiandirect.com/Home-Insurance/Home-safety- Tips on Earthquake-Preparation

Red Cross information on preparing for an earthquake - http://www.redcross.ca/article.asp?id=29454&tid=078

Earthquake Proof your Bedroom - excellent blog-post: http://rnn10.wordpress.com/2012/08/09/earthquakeclothes/

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Some USA Resources

CDC information on Preparing for an earthquake - http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/earthquakes/

More CDC Info - http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/earthquakes/prepared.asp

More Earthquake Info

Earthquake predictions - http://www.world-earthquakes.com/index.php?option=ethq_prediction

Popular Mechanics article - Can We Escape the Million-Death Earthquake? - http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/environment/natural-disasters/can-we-escape-the-million-death-earthquake-13780229

Preparedness Game called 'Beat the Quake' - http://www.dropcoverholdon.org/beatthequake/game/

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General Emergency Preparedness Information

Canadian Resources

Canadian Red Cross - Preparing for Emergencies http://www.redcross.ca/article.asp?id=20162&tid=078
Red Cross Preparedness Guide PDF File

Public Safety Canada Emergency Management http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/prg/em/

Canadian Emergency Management Organizations http://www.getprepared.gc.ca/cnt/rsrcs/mrgnc-mgmt-rgnztns-eng.aspx

TRAINING: Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness is now the Emergency Management and Public Safety Institute http://www.centennialcollege.ca/empsi

Businesses: Disaster Recovery Information Exchange http://www.drie.org/

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American Resources

USA - CDC - Emergency Preparedness http://emergency.cdc.gov/
CDC Family Plan for Emergencies http://emergency.cdc.gov/preparedness/plan/

USA - Red Cross Prepare your family http://www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family

USA - FEMA - http://www.fema.gov/
FEMA's Preparedness Plan information - http://www.ready.gov/make-a-plan

A Survival/Preparedness Blog - https://survivorsfortress.com/preparedness-tips-advice/

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Misc

Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek that ever lived - http://theoatmeal.com/comics/tesla


The Vanity Links - Check out some of my websites:


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Thanks for visiting... hope to meet you on the air! 73
~ Andrea VA7ALG



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