Thank you for your interest in becoming an Amateur Radio Operator using our online Hamstudy Basic or Advanced Radio Course:

The Basic course is available in print for students who prefer to study from a book. The fourth edition of HAMSTUDY BASIC 2021/2022 is available for an extra cost from Amazon. Good luck with your studies.

Please note this is a self-study course with no instructor. Details on Accredited Examiners are provided on the course site under “more info”.

How to obtain a Hamstudy subscription:

1) Choose your subscription length: 30 or 90 days.

2) Use the PayPal buttons in the registration form to make an online payment to Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) or mail your cheque or money order plus applicable HST/GST.  Please include information about the subscription and the email address where the logon information should be sent. We recommend you also send a separate email to indicating that you wish to subscribe.

Radio Amateurs of/du Canada
720 Belfast Road
Suite 217
Ottawa, ON K1G 0Z5

3) We also accept Interac e-Transfers. Please arrange with

4) Logon information is usually sent to your email address within 48 hours. If not received, please send an email to or leave a phone message with your phone number at 613-244-4367 or 877-273-8304. Phone messages will be monitored from 10 am to 4 pm ET, Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays).

5) Subscription information will be kept confidential and will only be used for the purpose of providing Hamstudy subscriptions.

6) Subscriptions start on the day we email your login information. Subscriptions end 30 or 90 days after the subscription start date.

Instructors Only: Instructor-led courses with discounted pricing for five or more students are available by contacting the Radio Amateurs of Canada Office at