Tag: Canada

RAC Announces Presentation for Amateur of the Year Award Co-Recipients

Don Studney, VE7DS, and Keith Witney, VE7KW, will receive the 2017 Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) Amateur of the Year Award on September 11 during a meeting of the ORCA DX and Contest Club in British Columbia.

The pair is receiving the award for their work on the VE100VIMY Project, during which special event stations were operated across Canada during 2017, and special event station TM100VIMY wa…


Radio Amateurs of Canada Puts Members on Alert for Tropical Storm Chris

Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) says Tropical Storm Chris (TS Chris) — still meandering off the Carolinas — could threaten the Canadian Maritime Provinces and Newfoundland. The storm is on track for a direct hit on the Maritimes and Newfoundland for late Wednesday, July 11, and early on Friday, July 13, for Newfoundland. RAC Vice President and Community Services Officer Doug Mercer, VO1DM, who is IARU Region 2 Emergency Coordinator, said he was keeping an eye on the storm’s progress.

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Canadian Radio Amateurs Petition Parliament to End Deliberate Interference

Radio Amateurs in Canada — primarily in the Province of Quebec — have mounted a petition drive demanding that members of the House of Commons prompt decisive regulatory action against a Quebec resident who has been causing deliberate interference. The petition does not spell out the particulars of the allegations but says the alleged offender — apparently unlicensed — is already known to authorities.

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RAC 25th Anniversary Challenge Coin program

To commemorate our 25th Anniversary, Radio Amateurs of Canada launched the special RAC 25th Anniversary Challenge Coin program in May. Under the program, individuals who pledge donations to RAC of $100 or more receive a special serialized coin commemorating RAC’s 25th anniversary  Read the Original Article

RAC Annual General Meeting

The Radio Amateurs of Canada AGM event will be hosted by the Central Alberta Amateur Radio Club and will be held in conjunction with the 2018 Annual Red Deer Picnic and Hamfest which is being held at the same location  Read the Original Article