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New RAC Membership

Welcome to the Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) website.

Cover of the September-October 2022 issue of The Canadian AmateurRadio 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 also the Canadian voting member society of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU).

In addition to the many intangible benefits, RAC members also enjoy tangible benefits including:

  • The Canadian Amateur (TCA) magazine: available in print and digital formats
  • Two annual RAC contests: RAC Canada Day Contest and RAC Canada Winter Contest
  • RAC Operating Awards
  • Affiliated Club Program
  • Affiliated Club Liability Insurance Program
  • QSL Bureau System
  • Youth Education Program
  • RAC Scholarship and Grant Program
  • Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame
  • RAC Amateur of the Year
  • RAC Field Organization
  • RAC Certified Emergency Coordinator Program
  • RAC website

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

How to Join:

Thank you for choosing to join Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC)! If you are ready to proceed with your membership application please choose from the options provided below.

If you would like to hear more about Radio Amateurs of Canada and the membership benefits please scroll down the page.

Options Available:

You may join RAC or renew your membership in the following ways:

  • Online: by selecting a membership option provided below. Payments must be made by credit card or by PayPal.
  • By phone: by calling 877-273-8304 from 10 am to 4 pm EST/EDT, Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays). You may pay by credit card or you may send a cheque for the appropriate amount to the RAC head office.

Note: if you prefer to pay by credit card but don’t wish to use the online form you can download an application from the Paper Membership Applications webpage and mail it to the RAC Office.


 If you are an existing RAC member please proceed to membership renewal.