CARA

Calgary Amateur Radio Association

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How to get Training

Are you interested in getting your Amateur Radio Certification? 

The regular classes that CARA normally hosts have been put on hold pending the outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic.

But in the meantime, what is a person to do to get their Amateur Radio Certificate?

Here are a few options:

1 - RAC is offering Basic classes which start September 23 and will end on November 28.  https://www.rac.ca/basic-radio-course-fall-2021/

2 - RAC is offering Advanced Classes which start September 26 or 27 depending on the days that you pick.  
https://www.rac.ca/rac-advanced-course-for-maple-leaf-operators-fall-2021/

3 - There are several On-Line course being offered across Canada that are available if you wish:
Radio Amateurs of Canada maintain a list of courses on-line across Canada.   https://www.rac.ca/amateur-radio-courses/

4 - In addition, there are a community provided self-pace training websites that may be of interest.


Is getting an Amateur Radio Certificate difficult?   
The Certification testing objectives and practice exams are available on line at the Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada ISED website
See https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/h_sf01709.html.  

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