RAC Awards

Canada's National Amateur Radio Society
"We're ALL about Amateur Radio!"


Worked all RAC Award Canadian Awards International Awards More Canadian Awards Award Application Form Award Sponsors

Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) is pleased to offer the following awards available to all Radio Amateurs worldwide.

CANADAWARD

5 Band CANADAWARD

Worked All RAC Award (WARAC)

Trans Canada Award

The Seaway Award

Provincial Capitals Award

List of Canadian Provinces and Territories
Other Canadian and International Awards
RAC Morse Code Proficiency Certifcates
Application form for CANADAWARD
General application form for Canadian Awards
Pictures of some Canadian Awards
The Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame
The RAC Radio Amateur of the Year Award
RAC Awards Manager

last updated 2003-10-23

Radio Amateurs of Canada

CANADAWARD

A certificate will be issued to any Amateur who confirms two-way QSO's with CANADIAN Amateur stations located in each of the Canadian Provinces and Territories.

All QSO's must be on one band only. Separate awards will be issued for each band and mode on which the applicant qualifies. (13 cards are required for each band/mode)

(DO NOT SEND QSL CARDS. HAVE THEM CERTIFIED BY TWO OTHER AMATEURS)

APPLICATION FORM BELOW, OR AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST WITH SASE)

Cards must be in possession of applicant.

Only contacts made after July 1, 1977 will count for this award.

Send Application with fee of $5.00 U/S for stations outside of Canada, $5.00 Canadian for Canadian stations.

Applications to be sent to, and cheques or money orders payable to:

Bill Metcalfe VE6BF
5704 - 48th AVENUE,
BEAUMONT AB T4X 1C3
CANADA

For more information, contact RAC Awards Manager

Radio Amateurs of Canada

5 BAND CANADAWARD

A special engraved plaque is available to any Amateur who confirms two-way QSO's with CANADIAN Amateur stations located in each of the Canadian Provinces and Territories on each of five (5) separate bands. (Total of sixty (65) cards: Thirteen (13) cards per band. (See list below)

Only contacts made after July 1, 1977 will count for this award.

Submit application certified by two other amateurs with $50.00 U/S for stations outside of Canada and $50.00 Canadian for Canadian amateurs. (Cost of Plaque subject to change) Cards must be in the possession of the applicant. Cards subject to random check.

LIST OF CANADIAN PROVINCES AND TERRITORIES.

VO1-VO2 Newfoundland-Labrador
VE1 Nova Scotia
VE1-VE9 New Brunswick
VE1-VY2 Prince Edward Island
VE2 Quebec
VE3 Ontario
VE4 Manitoba
VE5 Saskatchewan
VE6 Alberta
VE7 British Columbia
VE8 North West Territories
VY0 Nunavut
VY1 Yukon

All amateur bands may be used. Each distinct satellite mode will count as a separate band.

NOTE.

VO2, Labrador is a part of the province of Newfoundland and counts for Newfoundland. Some Canadian stations may be using different prefixes. Applicants should note that the award is based on the Province or Territory of residence of the QSL card, not the prefix.

Submit application certified by two other amateurs with $50 (with backboard) U/S for stations outside Canada and
$50 (with backboard) Canadian for Canadian Amateurs. With no backboard $20 U/S and $20 Canadian respectively. (Subject to change)  Cards must be in the possession of the applicant. Cards subject to random check.

Applications to be sent to, and cheques or money orders payable to:

Bill Metcalfe VE6BF
5704 - 48th AVENUE,
BEAUMONT AB T4X 1C3
CANADA

For more information, contact RAC Awards Manager

Radio Amateurs of Canada

TRANS CANADA AWARD

Requirements: FIVE (5) contacts with each of the 10 VE call areas (VE8 and VY1 and VY0 count as 1 area) plus FIVE (5) contacts with VO1/VO2, any combination.  Of the 5 VE8/VY1 contacts required, ONE (1) must be in the Yukon Territory (VY1) and ONE (1) must be located on the off-shore islands of the North West Territories (VE8). A grand total of 55 contacts are required.

Date: Any contact since 1945.

Band and Mode: Any band or mode, mixed or otherwise.

QSL cards are NOT required unless specifically called for, but should be in your possession. Instead, a list of the contacts showing date, time, mode and definite location of the station worked. This list should be certified by either one radio club official or two other licensed amateurs.

Cost: $3.00 CDN for Canadians, $3.00 for the rest of the world.

Applications to be sent to, and cheques or money orders payable to:

Bill Metcalfe VE6BF
5704 - 48th AVENUE,
BEAUMONT AB T4X 1C3
CANADA

CALL AREAS: VE1 NOVA SCOTIA, VE1-VE9 NEW BRUNSWICK, VE1-VY2 PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, VE2-VA2 QUEBEC, VE3-VA3 ONTARIO, VE4 MANITOBA, VE5 SASKATCHEWAN, VE6 ALBERTA, VE7-VA7 BRITISH COLUMBIA,VO1-VO2 NEWFOUNDLAND/LABRADOR, VE8 NORTH WEST TERRITORIES, VY1 YUKON TERRITORY, VY0 NUNAVUT TERRITORY.
NOTE: FOR THIS AWARD VE8, VY1, VY0 COUNT AS ONE AREA. See rules above.

For more information, contact RAC Awards Manager

Radio Amateurs of Canada

SEAWAY AWARD

Requirements: TEN (10) contacts in different locations with VE stations along the route of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Of the ten required, ONE (1) must be in each of the following areas: THUNDER BAY, GREATER TORONTO, GREATER MONTREAL, GREATER QUEBEC CITY. The remaining SIX (6) may be from any municipality located along the route.

Date: Any contact since July, 1950.

Band and Mode: Any band or mode, mixed or otherwise.

QSL'S: Not required unless specifically called for, but should be in your possession. Instead, a list of the contacts showing date, time, mode and definite location of the station worked. This list should be certified by either one radio club official or two other licensed amateurs.

Cost: $3.00 CDN for Canadians, $3.00 for the rest of the world.

Applications to be sent to, and cheques or money orders payable to:

Bill Metcalfe VE6BF
5704 - 48th AVENUE,
BEAUMONT AB T4X 1C3
CANADA

For more information, contact RAC Awards Manager

Radio Amateurs of Canada

PROVINCIAL CAPITALS AWARD

Requirements: ONE (1) contact in each of the ten provincial capitals (St. John's, Newfoundland; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Fredericton, New Brunswick; Quebec, Quebec; Toronto, Ontario; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Regina, Saskatchewan; Edmonton, Alberta; Victoria, British Columbia) for a total of TEN (10) contacts.

Date: Any contact after March 31, 1949.

Band and Mode: Any band or mode, mixed or otherwise.

QSL'S: Not required unless specifically called for, but should be in your possession. Instead, a list of the contacts showing date, time, mode and definite location of the station worked. This list should be certified by either one radio club official or two other licensed amateurs.

Cost: $3.00 CDN for Canadians, $3.00 for the rest of the world.

Applications to be sent to, and cheques or money orders payable to:

Bill Metcalfe VE6BF
5704 - 48th AVENUE,
BEAUMONT AB T4X 1C3
CANADA

For more information, contact RAC Awards Manager

LIST OF CANADIAN PROVINCES AND TERRITORIES.

VO1-VO2 Newfoundland-Labrador
VE4 Manitoba
VE1 Nova Scotia
VE5 Saskatchewan
VE1-VE9 New Brunswick
VE6 Alberta
VY2-VE1 Prince Edward Island
VE7 British Columbia
VE2 Quebec
VE8 North West Territories
VE3 Ontario
VY1 Yukon
VY0 Nunavut

APPLICATION FORM
for
CANADAWARDS

 

NAME________________________CALL_____________

ADDRESS_______________________________CITY___________________

STATE/PROVINCE____________COUNTRY________POSTAL CODE_________

FEE ENCLOSED $__________

_________________________________________________________________________

PROVINCE/TERRITORY . . . . . STATION WORKED . . . . DATE . . . . . AWARD CLASS.

BANDS - 1.8 MHz ,3.5 MHz, 7 MHz ,10 MHz ,14 MHz, 21 MHz, 24 MHz, 28 MHz, 50 MHz

MODES - CW, SSB, RTTY, MIXED, SSTV, SATELLITE, OTHER

Mark 1 (one) band and the mode (s)

VO1, VO2 NEWFOUNDLAND ______________/_______
VE1 NOVA SCOTIA ______________/_______
VE1, VE9 NEW BRUNSWICK ______________/_______
VY2, VE1 PRINCE EDWARD I______________/_______
VE2-VA2 QUEBEC ______________/_______
VE3-VA3 ONTARIO ______________/_______
VE4 MANITOBA ______________/_______
VE5 SASKATCHEWAN ______________/_______
VE6 ALBERTA ______________/_______
VE7-VA7 BRITISH COLUMBIA______________/_______
VE8 N.W.TERRITORIES ______________/_______
VY1 YUKON ______________/_______ __________
VY0 NUNAVUT ____________/_____________

The information and QSL's required for this award have been checked and are certified to be correct by the following radio amateurs:

Signature and Call __________________ __________

Signature and Call __________________ __________

"I declare that all the necessary credits for this award have been obtained in accordance with the rules for the award, as well as the rules and regulations for radio amateurs in my country. Please accept this information and send the award to my QTH as listed above."

Applicants Signature: ______________________ Date: _____________

Applications to be sent to, and cheques or money orders payable to:

Bill Metcalfe VE6BF
5704 - 48th AVENUE,
BEAUMONT AB T4X 1C3
CANADA

Information about Other Canadian and International Awards

RAC Awards Manager

 

   Radio Amateurs of Canada
  
720 Belfast Road, Suite 217, Ottawa, ON, K1G 0Z5
    Phone: (613) 244-4367             Fax: (613) 244-4369
   
Toll-free Phone:  (877) 273-8304  (membership applications and renewals)