It is the intent of the Board of Directors of Radio Amateurs of Canada to recognize the outstanding Canadian radio amateur of the year, each year such candidates are nominated (see nomination page).
To qualify for the title "RAC Radio Amateur of the Year", an individual should have made an outstanding contribution to amateur radio in the last year, or have contributed consistently to the welfare of amateur radio over several years. Serving Directors, Officers and Section Managers of RAC are not eligible for this award while in office, nor in respect to their term(s) of office.
Selection of the winning candidate will be by majority vote of the Board of Directors of RAC, based on the supporting documentation supplied with the nomination.
The title "RAC Radio Amateur of the Year" will be bestowed on the recipient, and a plaque will be presented at an appropriate time and place.
The 1998 through 2002 Awards are sponsored by
The Radio Amateur Educational Society of Edmonton Alberta
The "Radio Amateur of the Year" Award was created by the Canadian Radio Relay League which merged with the Canadian Amateur Radio Federation to form Radio Amateurs of Canada. No awards have yet been made since the formation of RAC in 1993 until 1998 The following is a tentative list of recipients under CRRL. We have been unsuccessful in locating the CRRL award records in the RAC archives.