Congratulations Leslie Leaney on receiving the 2022 California Scuba Service Award.
There is a new bill making its way through Congress. House Resolution 7431, titled the Don Young Veterans Advancing Conservation Act or VACA if passed will be a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or NOAA grant program providing funding to non-profit groups who hire, retrain, and redeploy veterans to conduct coastal, Great Lakes and underwater conservation missions.
The second quarter Alert Diver magazine from Divers Alert Network is now available. One article that may cause a lot of stir around the dive community is the one on the placement of an octopus alternate second stage regulator.
There is a new recall notice from Aqualung for their i330R dive computer. It is for all computers made and sold in 2021 and 2022.
Big news from Shearwater Research this week regarding their top of the line Perdix dive computer. They are releasing a new version of the Perdix. It will be the Perdix 2 and come in two different versions, the TI or TI Black.
Some more good news on the pandemic recovery front. The Philippine government has announced that it will no longer require a PCR or Antigen covid-19 test for fully vaccinated and boosted tourists as of May 30, 2022.
The British Sub Aqua Club Diving Manual from 1976 was a comprehensive guide to the techniques of swimming underwater. This manual listed all of the training requirements necessary to progress from a snorkel diver through their 3rd class, 2nd class and 1st class scuba diver. Listen for more information on the requirements to become a BSAC diver.