Forgot Password? According to ISED, RICs are issued for the guidance of those engaged in radiocommunications in Canada, and the information they contain is subject to change without notice. RAC said the new document contains several editorial changes, including the change from IC to ISED and clarifications regarding operating privileges granted to Basic licensees. Advanced licensees may modify transceivers, because they are allowed to design and build transmitters. RAC had urged the relaxation of restrictions limiting remote control of Amateur Radio stations to Advanced licensees, in light of transceiver design changes that have simplified such operation.
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He is a semi-retired Electrical Engineer, with a career spanning 38 years. He has been involved with the All station operation is fully automated and frequently operated remotely. During the winter months he frequently operates maritime mobile from Florida and the Bahamas. Al served as the RAC Corporate Secretary from and comes to us with a wealth of organizational skills, history and wisdom. Al was first licensed on his 16th birthday on May 29, and has been active in Amateur Radio for over 60 years as described in the following profile:. Lastly, I operate on all bands from up to and including MHz.
It is a not-for-profit membership association with headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, representing the interests of Amateur Radio all across Canada. 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. The organization publishes a bimonthly magazine distributed to members called The Canadian Amateur. RAC also sponsors a representative at the World Radiocommunication Conferences in Geneva, Switzerland to protect existing spectrum and open new spectrum such as the recent allocation at 60 metres at WRC
Traditionally, amateur radio operators were issued two separate authorizations; an Amateur Radio Operator Certificate and a radio station licence. The Amateur Radio Operator Certificate was issued for life and had no fee associated with it, while the radio station licence was issued on a yearly basis and a licence renewal fee was charged. This certificate is the sole authorization required to operate amateur radio apparatus in the amateur radio service. Although it is no longer necessary for amateurs to renew their licence annually, they are required to inform Industry Canada of any changes in their mailing address.