RAC Suspends Issue of ARES ID Cards

During the Planning Meeting held in Toronto late May this year, the RAC ARES ID card was reviewed and subsequently a decision to suspend issuing these was taken. During a Section Managers Meeting on 28 May, the SMs were advised of this either by their participation in that meeting or through the Meeting Minutes, item… Read More

FORMULA ONE RACE USING AMATEUR FREQUENCIES….AGAIN.

The Formula one is in Canada this week-end and it appears that they use frequencies assigned for amateur radio. All those frequency are broadcasted constantly since they setup the site. The most troublesome is at 444.1Mhz witch is the output of a local repeater…https://youtu.be/58eEm4c8mwg… there is also a French one at 440.025 https://youtu.be/2CQ-hJHgD4A and an… Read More

RAC ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.

Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) is pleased again to announce that in 2015 we will be offering scholarships to young Amateurs who are enrolled at the post secondary level in Electrical, Electronic and Software engineering. Students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs will be considered on a case by case basis. You must… Read More

Level 3 Drought Conditions on Vancouver Island and Queen Charlotte Islands

June 9th 2015, the BC Government has asked users, both private and commercial to reduce water consumption by 20 % in view of the drought conditions. To see the story go to http://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/conservation-urged-as-level-3-drought-conditions-hit-vancouver-island-haida-gwaii-1.2413903

Ian Macfarquhar, VE9IM, Receives Recognition from RAC for Excellence of Service.

The RAC Board has formally recognized VE9IM for his long term contributions to RAC. Ian has been a pillar of RAC for over a decade. He has served as Vice President through a number of Presidents and filled in as Acting President on many occasions. At our recent public meeting in southern Ontario RAC honoured… Read More