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by pep
Mon May 27, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Should I Stay or should I Leave?....
Replies: 38
Views: 6252

Re: Should I Stay or should I Leave?....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUKls-_dvRY Video aside... the only way to fix "it" is to be part of "it", we do need participation to have these open discussions and, as a member of the association, figure out a way and be part of the solution. No-one will bring a magic solution and from one day t...
by pep
Fri May 17, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Spot Owners....
Replies: 28
Views: 7508

Re: Spot Owners.... Interference with GPS

Adding to the SPOT "Issues" apparently SPOT also has the capability to interfere with other GPS devices. There is not much of a solution than the mention of not placing the electronics to close to each other. https://www.bcaviation.ca/bcga-news/urgent-warning-to-garmin-avionics-spot-tracker-users ht...
by pep
Tue May 14, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: FORUM UPDATED
Replies: 3
Views: 2220

Re: FORUM UPDATED

Once again the FORUM program (phpBB) has been updated.

Please let me know if you find any issue with this upgrade.

Thank you in advance.
by pep
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Woody
Replies: 5
Views: 2034

Re: Woody

Maximum size 2 MB.
by pep
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Last Friday of the Month Event: March 29th 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 550

Last Friday of the Month Event: March 29th 2019

http://www.westcoastsoaringclub.com/images/Trafic.jpg Is that time of the Year again "Right-of-Way Rules for Paragliding and Hang Gliding" Lets make sure we all remember how to Fly Safe!!! Date: Friday March 29th. Time: location booked from 19:30 hrs, talk starts at 20:00 hrs (Order your food and d...
by pep
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: West Coast Soaring Club - Standard Wilderness First Aid (20 Hours)
Replies: 1
Views: 2519

Re: West Coast Soaring Club - Standard Wilderness First Aid (20 Hours)

Time to Register if you haven't done yet!!!
by pep
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: InReach users... info for emergency contacts
Replies: 2
Views: 1333

Re: InReach users... info for emergency contacts

the listed emergency contacts who ignored the call because it came from a Texas number That means also that I need to make sure that my emergency contact actually WANTS me to be rescued!!! Joke apart, for sure teach your emergency contacts how to proceed (maybe leave a page with instructions, numbe...
by pep
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Last Friday of the Month, January 25, 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 712

Last Friday of the Month, January 25, 2019

http://wx.db.erau.edu/faculty/mullerb/Wx365/Mountain_waves/mtnwave_trapped.jpg WAVE, Hu?? January first LAST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH, what a good way to start the year but with a beer among friends!! Note: this time there is another group in the upper part so we will get a different place in the pub, A...
by pep
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: West Coast Soaring Club - Standard Wilderness First Aid (20 Hours)
Replies: 1
Views: 2519

West Coast Soaring Club - Standard Wilderness First Aid (20 Hours)

http://www.westcoastsoaringclub.com/images/FirstAid.png March 1st-March 3rd, 2019 WHAT IS WILDERNESS FIRST AID? This is a two-and-a-half day introductory course that focuses on general medical concepts, basic life support skills, and low-resource options for basic first aid treatments. Standard Wil...
by pep
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: FORUM UPDATED
Replies: 3
Views: 2220

Re: FORUM UPDATED

I updated the BBcode forum so now it allows to add files you may have on Youtube or Vimeo using the tag [media]

Follow this link to see what sites can be linked from these Supported sites

here is an example of it usage:

by pep
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Can Hang Gliding be saved?
Replies: 32
Views: 6630

Re: Can Hang Gliding be saved?

Nikolai wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:23 pm
Salvation is there for those who believe. And for the rest of us, this thread is a hilarious read! Thanks guys! This stuff is almost publishable!!

Bill N.
Yep, I agree!!! keep believing...
by pep
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: FORUM UPDATED
Replies: 3
Views: 2220

FORUM UPDATED

Hi, to all members using this forum, I just finish an update to the forum, now we are running the latest version. With all updates and customization there should be a few function fixed and maybe some bugs introduced. I think the Search / advance search should work better now. There also was an issu...
by pep
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Can Hang Gliding be saved?
Replies: 32
Views: 6630

Re: Can Hang Gliding be saved?

tnankie wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:38 pm


rate of inflow << rate of outflow
I think we already agree that we are not getting new pilots.
by pep
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Can Hang Gliding be saved?
Replies: 32
Views: 6630

Re: Can Hang Gliding be saved?

Rather than comparing to paragliding compare it to another extreme sport Les. Take skiing, similar logistical challenges, number of really good developed places in the world, an option to do it grassroots/backcountry if you choose, seasonal restrictions etc I think its a reasonable comparison. I do...
by pep
Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Can Hang Gliding be saved?
Replies: 32
Views: 6630

Re: Can Hang Gliding be saved?

Is not my bid, I have my mind set regarding :hg and I don't think :hg will disappear, it will just evolve and of course be get more expensive, but the same will happen with :pg . I posted this because I think is a great article and it merits to be discussed. As for the points you mention, you imply ...