RAC Basic Course Registration Form: Spring 2024

Basic Course Registration Page:

Radio Amateurs of Canada is once again offering an online Amateur Radio course so that individuals from all across Canada can obtain their Amateur Radio Operator Certificate with Basic Qualification.

Date: The course will be held on Thursdays and Sundays commencing on Sunday, April 15 and ending on Thursday, June 20.

Time: Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 6 pm to 9 pm (1800 – 2100) Eastern Time and Sunday afternoons 1 pm to 4 pm (1300 – 1600) Eastern Time. There may also be a handful of additional classes if necessary.

Cost: The registration fee for the course is $50 plus GST/HST. The cost of the Basic Study Guide is extra and an order link will be provided upon completion of payment.

Requirements for RAC Basic Course: Spring 2024

  • Students must have a copy of the Canadian Amateur Radio Basic Qualification Study Guide provided by Coax Publications. For more information please visit the RAC Study Guides webpage.
  • Course material pertaining to all topics covered in the course syllabus will be provided to all registered students. It is also provided in PDF format above.
  • It is essential that all students have the necessary equipment and bandwidth capable of taking the course – at least a tablet or PC and a DSL broadband connection – which will be conducted using the Zoom conference platform. You do not need your own account on Zoom to take part in this course, but you may have to download a Zoom applet to participate.
  • Students will receive instructions on how to log on to the online sessions once they have registered for the course. Classes will be recorded, so occasional absences are not a problem.


To register for the course please complete the form provided here.

For more information please visit the Basic Course webpage or contact the Course Administrator at basiccourse@rac.ca.

Club Spotlight: Moncton Area Amateur Radio Club

Moncton Area Amateur Radio Club

The Moncton Area Amateur Radio Club (MAARC) was founded in 1966 and traces its roots back to 1936 with its predecessor club the Moncton Amateur Radio Club. Today MAARC members participate in a wide variety of activities from Field Day, nets, training, contesting and more.  The club operates 6 repeaters, a packet radio node, Echolink node, APRS gateway and other technology.  If you are in the Moncton area or are just curious, check them out at https://www.maarc.ca/