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RAC Vision Statement
Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) becomes an integral part of Amateur Radio culture; when a new Ham obtains his/her certification, they rush to join RAC and enjoy the benefits of the organization which is recognized both nationally and internationally as the voice of Amateur Radio in Canada. If it is an Amateur Radio question, concern or issue. RAC is the organization that addresses those concerns and supplies the answers and guidance.
We attain high service levels; we meet the needs of our members and serve as an example to other international Amateur Radio organizations on how to service their constituents. Director, Executive and Assistant Director positions are coveted by RAC members, who are equitably represented by their elected officials. The annual convention is well attended and through technology, is made available to a wider range of members who cannot attend in person.
RAC pushes communications to their members, through a variety of methods. Ham nets, local club communications, face-to-face meetings, presentations, newsletters. The Canadian Amateur magazine, social networks and e-mail/web bulletins are among the devices employed. We achieve a level of communication with the public, and the various levels of government that truly reflects our capabilities and the extent to which we can contribute to both emergency communications and public awareness of the abilities of our hobby.
RAC promotes education and “elmering” to new Hams, and supports the training and coaching of RAC volunteers to achieve exemplary results, at the municipal, provincial and national levels. The new RAC Field Training program is the recognized tool leveraged by our ARES groups (emphasis added). Our volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization, and we develop an appreciation program that reflects our reliance on their abilities and commitment. All RAC members recognize and appreciate what the individual volunteers contribute, and the value that RAC, as an organization, brings to Amateur Radio in Canada.
RAC achieves a stable financial position, with a positive, growing membership which truly reflects the outstanding representation that RAC makes to Industry Canada and the world of Amateur Radio in Canada.
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Congratulations to Brad VA6BMK, winner of the $500 raffle draw and Brian VE6CKC winner of the $200 raffle draw at the 46th Annual Red Deer Picnic June 19, 2016. Pictured here (right) John VA6SJA receives from Garry VE6CIA the Yaesu FTM 3200DR and the Celestron weather station draw prizes donated by Radio World Central which…
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I wish to nominate Garry Naylor VE6FGN for Alberta Director. A Garry with two R’s, how can you go wrong? Please see below: Good day- Garry, VE6FGN here. I’m a Husband, father, and most importantly a grand father. I joined the Canadian Army in 1977 as a tank driver, was injured in the early 90’s and became…
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What: Instruction and Industry Canada authorized exam for obtaining a Basic Amateur Radio Operator Certificate When: Saturday March 5 and Saturday March 12, 2016 09:00-16:30 Where: LDS Church 3002 47 Ave, Red Deer (Across from Sunnybrook Farm) How: Preregister by sending $20 to Garry Jacobs VE6CIA 45 Selkirk Blvd. Red Deer, AB T4N 0G4 or etransfer…
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RAC Bulletin 2014-008E – Industry Canada rolls out New Amateur Radio Exam Generator and Updated Question Bank 2014-03-06 Today, March 6th, Industry Canada released a new set of amateur radio exam questions based on recommendations made by RAC and launched a new exam generator. “This is good news that we were eagerly anticipating.”“ says Geoff…
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What: Instruction and Industry Canada authorized exam for obtaining a Basic Amateur Radio Operator Certificate When: Saturday March 15 and Saturday March 22, 2014 09:00-16:30 Where: LDS Church 3002 47 Ave, Red Deer How: Preregister by sending $10 to Garry Jacobs VE6CIA 45 Selkirk Blvd. Red Deer, AB T4N 0G4 before March 8. Refundable up to…
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New Callout Membership List available under Members Area