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Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) is the national association for Amateur Radio in Canada. Radio Amateurs of Canada represents all Canadian Amateurs at all levels of government. Speaking on behalf of Canadian Radio Amateurs, RAC provides liaison with government agencies and carries the Amateur voice about regulatory and spectrum issues to the discussion table with government and industry leaders, nationally and internationally. RAC is the Canadian voting member society of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU). For more information “About RAC” please see  the “We Are All About Amateur Radio” brochure.

Warning: RAC has been informed of another phishing attempt. Please see the bulletin provided below.

Beware of Phishing attempt being sent to RAC members by email.

Warning: There have been several recent reports from RAC members of phishing attempts by someone purporting to be from Radio Amateurs of Canada. Phishing attempts use publicly available information to fake legitimacy. In some cases they use the names and contact information of RAC officials to gain your trust. For example, today’s phishing attempt falsely states that it originates from “Phil A McBride” and this is not the case. It also uses the fake heading “Special Report from Radio Amateurs of Canada – 2/21/2024” to encourage users to open the document by clicking on a link. Please do not! Important: Radio Amateurs of Canada will never ask you to provide a login and password in email communication. For mor information see the bulletin provide below.
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Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame (CARHOF 2023)

The Board of Trustees of the Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that Barrie Crampton, VE3BSB, has been named to the Hall of Fame. | Le Conseil des fiduciaries du Temple de la renommée de la radio amateur du Canada a le plaisir d’annoncer que Barrie Crampton, VE3BSB, a été intronisé au Temple de la renommée.

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Youth On The Air Camp Comes Back to Canada!

Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to announce that the Youth On The Air (YOTA) Camp will once again be held in Canada!

Attention all young Amateur Radio operators! YOTA Camp is back and better than ever! After the success of the YOTA Camp in Ottawa in July 2023, Radio Amateurs of Canada has teamed up with Youth On The Air Americas to bring YOTA back to Canada.

YOTA Camp 2024 will be held at the Mount Saint Vincent University campus in Halifax, Nova Scotia from July 7 to July 12. Modelled after the successful Youngsters On The Air program in Region 1 of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU), this will be the fourth YOTA Camp in the Americas with past camps being held in Cincinnati, USA (2021 and 2022) and Ottawa, Canada (2023).

YOTA Camp is open to Amateur Radio operators between the ages of 15 and 25. A total of 50 campers will be accepted to this year’s program, an increase from last year. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity!

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Cover of the January-February 2024 issue of The Canadian Amateur magazine

January-February 2024 eTCA is now available​

The digital (eTCA) version of the January-February 2024 TCA is now available for viewing or download.

To download your copy please visit:

https://www.rac.ca/digitaltca/

La version électronique (eTCA) du numéro janvier-février 2024 de la revue TCA est désormais disponible pour visualisation ou téléchargement.

Pour télécharger votre exemplaire, veuillez visiter le site :

https://www.rac.ca/digitaltca/