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RAC President Glenn MacDonell, VE3XRA, has arrived in Newfoundland

The President’s Corner

Welcome to Radio Amateurs of Canada! Our representatives and volunteers are here to help you navigate during your journey into the Wonderful World of Amateur Radio.

First things first, if you are new to Amateur Radio please download our brochure “Welcome to the World of Amateur Radio“. It is your introduction into Amateur Radio but it is only the first step.

We have prepared a step-by-step approach in our “How to Start” section of this website.

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Update on Phishing attempts and Cybersecurity Tips RAC Bulletin September 27, 2023: There have been several recent reports from RAC members of phishing attempts by someone purporting to be from Radio

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Promo for Operation Dark Skies Simulated Emergency Test showing a solar eclipse

Simulated Emergency Test 2023: Operation Dark Skies

This year’s Simulated Emergency Test will coincide with a celestial phenomenon: a solar eclipse! The Simulated Emergency Test (SET) is a Canada-wide exercise in emergency communications, which is administered by Radio Amateurs of Canada’s Community Services Officer and Section Managers. This year ‘s event is known as “Operation Dark Skies” and will be held in two parts on October 14 and October 16.

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The Canadian Amateur: Canada's National Amateur Radio Magazine

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 please visit

November-December 2020 TCA

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