The inaugural QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo is rapidly approaching. In the words of its organizers it is “coming to your laptop, tablet and smartphone on August 8 and 9, 2020.” The event is an ARRL-sanctioned hamfest and its website includes the following information. “Participate in this ground breaking, virtual international Amateur Radio expo. Packed […]
Archives for July 2020
Registration Form | Schedule and Cost | Instruction | Syllabus | Other Courses Time is Running Out! Please register now! Time is running out! Registration for the Summer 2020 RAC Online Basic Amateur Radio Course will end at midnight (EDT) this coming Saturday, August 15. If you would like to take part in this course please register […]
For immediate release: Nominations for the Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame Award are now being accepted. The deadline is September 30. Radio Amateurs of Canada recognizes deserving Amateurs by appointments to the Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame. The Constitution of the Hall specifies that the appointment as Member of the Hall is for “outstanding […]
Canada C3 WSPR Project: Intro | Video | WSPR | Symposium On Thursday, July 9, Radio Amateurs of Canada participated in the 2020 IEEE AP-S Symposium on Antennas and Propagation by hosting a virtual presentation on the Canada C3 Weak Signal Propagation Reporting System (WSPR) Project. RAC President Glenn MacDonell, VE3XRA and Barrie Crampton, VE3BSM, were joined […]
Canada C3 was a unique 150-day voyage of a retired Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker, the Polar Prince, commencing in Toronto, Ontario and travelling down the St. Lawrence River and following the three coastlines of the Atlantic, Arctic and Pacific Oceans, via the Historic Northwest Passage, terminating in Victoria, British Columbia. Canadian Radio Amateurs led by […]
For immediate release: The Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to announce it is now offering a new benefit to our Affiliated Clubs: the ability to host your club’s website on the RAC server. And depending on how you choose to set up your domain, in some cases there will be no cost for this […]
The following Contest Calendar was prepared by Tom Haavisto, VE3CX, as part of “The Sports Page” column in the July-August 2020 issue of The Canadian Amateur magazine.