Party Balloon Carrying Ham Radio Payload Circles Southern Hemisphere a Second Time

After travelling for more than 110,800 km (68,696 mi) aloft, the record-setting pico balloon PS-46, carrying an Amateur Radio payload, completed its second circumnavigation of the Southern Hemisphere, before descending into the Indian Ocean on July 18 due to bad weather. The helium balloonand its solar-powered 25 mW payload were launched on May 23 by… 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