[RAC-Bulletin] Update on the Canada C3 Expedition and the RAC Canada 150 Awards

The Radio Amateurs of Canada have issued the following bulletin regarding their Canada C3 Expedition

Deadline for Canada C3 submissions: November 30


The voyage of the Polar Prince, circumnavigating Canada from Toronto to Victoria, British Columbia via the Northwest Passage, came to an end with the following post on the Canada C3 website:

“After 150 days, we made it to Victoria! Thank you for following our journey from coast to coast to coast.”

RAC Operating Awards Manager John Scott, VE1JS, has emailed certificates for the Canada C3 Expedition Award to 40 Amateurs in North America and Europe. It is expected that there will be many more before the deadline of Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 23:59 UTC. If you have made a submission and have not yet received a certificate, please resubmit your application to John at c3.ve1js@gmail.com with a note indicating that it is a resubmission and he will be happy to process the application.

The RAC Canada 150 Award program will continue until December 31. To date, nearly 45,000 QSOs have been logged by the volunteer operators, with almost two months yet to go. Certificates for this award are downloaded directly from the log search section on the RAC Canada 150 Award webpage at: http://wp.rac.ca/rac150/. Just click on the “Log Check” link at the top of the page and insert your call sign in the form. Award chasers have until 2359 UTC on December 31, 2017 to accumulate contacts with the RAC stations in pursuit of this award.

The RAC Operating Awards Program and its five major awards – Canadaward, Trans-Canada Award Provincial Capitals Award, Seaway Award and Worked All RAC – continues to be enjoyed by Radio Amateurs worldwide.

For more information on these Awards please visit:


Alan Griffin
RAC MarCom Director