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Cover of March-April 2022 TCA (small)Note: For information on submitting articles to The Canadian Amateur magazine please see the RAC Author’s Agreement and TCA Author’s Guide provided below.

The Canadian Amateur (TCA), Canada’s premiere national magazine devoted to Amateur Radio, is published six times per year and is the membership journal of the Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC). 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.

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

Advertising in TCA

The Canadian Amateur is the vehicle to bring your message to Amateur Radio operators and communications specialists across Canada.

TCA readers are primarily male adults with disposable income who have a strong interest in technical topics – such as digital technology, satellites and electronics – but also in a wide variety of non-technical fields such as Emergency Services.

TCA’s circulation in both print and digital formats consists of:

  • RAC members
  • Amateur Radio Clubs
  • Subscriptions to libraries, firms and institutions
  • Government representatives
  • Handouts at hamfests and fleamarkets

A copy of our Advertising Rate Sheet which includes rates, ad sizes, deadlines and contact information is provided below:

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