Distracted Driving in Canada Update:February 22, 2020Links to Regulations in CanadaFor immediate release:Distracted driving regulations continue to be an area of interest for many Canadian Radio Amateurs.These … [Read More...] about Distracted Driving in Canada update: Ontario has granted permanent two-way radio exemption for Amateurs
News and Features
RAC Contest Managers Bart Ritchie, VE5CPU and Sam Ferris, VE5SF, provided the following report:A summary of logs received for the 2019 RAC Canada Winter Contest is now available on the RAC Contesting Rules and Results … [Read More...] about RAC Canada Winter Contest 2019 Logs now available on RAC website
For immediate release:The RAC Board of Directors takes great pleasure in selecting Cary Rubenfeld, VE4EA, as the recipient of the RAC Amateur of the Year Award for 2019 in recognition of his tireless efforts to promote … [Read More...] about RAC Amateur of the Year Award 2019: Cary Rubenfeld, VE4EA
The Biathlon World Championships 2020 are scheduled to take place in Antholz-Anterselva, Italy, from February 12 until 23.The Associazione Radioamatori Italiani has organized a special event for the Championships using the special call sign II3BIA and it will be on the air from February 1 to February 29.Special call sign: II3BIAActivity: from 00:01 UTC of 01.02.2020 to 23:59 UTC of 29.02.2020Modes: CW, SSB and DIGIBands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, … [Read More...] about Special Event for Biathlon World Championships 2020
For immediate release:A successful International Space Station (ISS) contact was held yesterday with participants at the Ontario Science Centre’s Amateur Radio station VE3OSC in Toronto, Ontario.As described below this was no ordinary ARISS contact. “Jean Moffet, VE3WAD, has been a volunteer at the VE3OSC station for more than 30 years. Having recently celebrated her 96th birthday, Jean indicated one of her bucket list items is to speak to an … [Read More...] about Amateurs in the News: “96-year-old Amateur Radio operator at Ontario Science Centre speaks with astronaut” In celebration of Amateur Radio station VE30SC volunteer Jean Moffet, VE3WAD
RAC Contest Managers Bart Ritchie, VE5CPU and Sam Ferris, VE5SF, provided the following report:A summary of logs received for the 2019 RAC … [Read More...] about RAC Canada Winter Contest 2019 Logs now available on RAC website
For immediate release:On February 22-24, 1930, the Polish Amateur Radio Union – Polski Zwiazek Krótkofalowców (PZK) – was founded by … [Read More...] about Special Event for 90th Anniversary of the Polish Amateur Radio Union
RAC Canada Winter Contest Rules 2019 Note: the RAC Canada Winter Contest Rules are provided on this page. The rules don't usually change … [Read More...] about RAC Canada Winter Contest 2019 Contest Period: 0000 UTC to 2359 UTC December 28, 2019.
Welcome to the January-February 2020 issue of The Canadian Amateur The electronic TCA (eTCA) version of the January-February 2020 TCA is … [Read More...] about January-February 2020 eTCA now available janvier-février 2020 eTCA est disponible
The Canadian Amateur
The Canadian Amateur (TCA), Canada’s premiere national magazine devoted to Amateur Radio, is published six times per year and is the membership journal of the Radio Amateurs of Canada. For more information about TCA including an Author's Guide and an Advertising Rate Sheet visit the TCA webpage.