From: RAC Headquarters
Date: September 25, 1999
Subject: New Basic and Advanced question banks released.
Radio Information circulars RIC-7 - Basic Qualification Question Bank
for Amateur Radio Operator Certificate Examinations, and RIC-8 -
Advanced Qualification Question Bank for Amateur Radio Operator
Certificate are now available for downloading from the Industry Canada
Strategis web site. (The files are quite large; the basic question bank
may require up to 260 pages to print !!)
Industry Canada proposes to implement the new exams as of July 1, 2000,
but has released the question banks now to give course developers and
examiners a chance to gain familiarity with them.
Any questions about changes to the examination curriculum and syllabi
should be cleared up when a revised version of RIC -3 is issued in the
The URL to RIC-7 is: http://strategis.ic.gc.ca/SSG/sf01900e.html
The URL to RIC-8 is: http://strategis.ic.gc.ca/SSG/sf01901e.html