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Cover of the January-February 2024 issue of The Canadian Amateur magazine

Radio Amateurs of Canada: “We are All About Amateur Radio”

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For our visitors and guests we have provided some information below about Radio Amateurs of Canada and about our magazine The Canadian Amateur.

Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) is the national association for Amateur Radio in Canada. It is a not-for-profit membership association with its headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, representing the interests of Amateur Radio across Canada.

Radio Amateurs of Canada represents all Canadian Amateurs at all levels of government. Speaking on behalf of Canadian Radio Amateurs, RAC provides liaison with government agencies and carries the Amateur voice about regulatory and spectrum issues to the discussion table with government and industry leaders, nationally and internationally.

RAC is the Canadian voting member society of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU).

The Canadian Amateur (TCA) magazine, Canada’s premiere national magazine devoted to Amateur Radio, is published six times per year and is available in both print and digital (eTCA) formats as a benefit to RAC members. It is available in both print and digital versions (eTCA). Members of RAC, Canada’s sole national Amateur Radio organization, receive TCA automatically.

A subscription to TCA also provides membership in Radio Amateurs of Canada. RAC is also the publisher of TCA. For information on how to join Radio Amateurs of Canada and subscribe to TCA please visit our Membership Sign Up page.

At 64-pages per issue and reaching approximately 4,500 readers, TCA offers news and views on the Canadian Amateur Radio scene from coast to coast to coast. It includes regular columns, features and technical articles of interest to Amateur Radio operators. In addition, a Coming Events calendar, Feedback, QSL Bureau information and coverage of regulatory issues are also provided.

For more information about Radio Amateurs of Canada please  download the “We Are All About Amateur Radio” brochure.

If you have heard enough and are all ready to join us we would love to have you as a member of Canada’s national Amateur Radio association! Simply click on the “Join RAC” link on the left or on the preceding link.

If you would like additional information about The Canadian Amateur magazine please contact the Editor Alan Griffin at .