Home

Site Map

Contact RAC

Join RAC

Search

Français


  Log Into Members' Section  
Register Mbr. No.: Password: Forgot your password?

RAC

2012-08-01

RAC Bulletin 2012-040E - Canadian Call Sign Search RAC Web Site
2012-07-31

Over the past several months there have been a number of issues with regard to the "Canadian Call Sign Quick Search" which is available on the main page of the RAC website at <www.rac.ca>.

One issue was that the Amateur address information was displayed. The other was related to the Amateur's address being incorrect as listed.

Both of these issues can only be corrected by the holder of the call sign contacting Industry Canada (IC) at 1-888-780-3333, or via email to spectrum.amateur@ic.gc.ca or creating a user account on the Industry Canada website at http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/025.nsf/eng/home. A link is provided on the call sign query results page that takes you directly to the page to create your account.

Since the Industry Canada database is downloaded daily to the RAC website, it can only be changed by contacting Industry Canada. There is a legal requirement by Industry Canada that Amateurs keep their address current in their file. If an Amateur chooses not to publish their information online, that option is available through Industry Canada.

Hopefully this will clarify these two issues in future. RAC would appreciate if this information was included in Club newsletters or other Club correspondence.

Len Morgan, VE9MY
RAC Affiliated Clubs Program Coordinator

**----**

Vernon Ikeda - VE2MBS/VE2QQ
Pointe-Claire, Québec
RAC Blog Editor/RAC E-News/Web News Bulletin Editor