Official Bulletin, RAC Ontario Section

RAC Ontario Section Bulletin for December 25, 2010


1. Season’s Greetings from RAC

To Fellow Radio Amateurs, your Families and Loved ones: I bring you seasonal greetings from your national radio association; the Radio Amateurs of Canada. I hope that 2010 has been an excellent year for you and those that you hold dear.

As we enter this holiday season I want to wish each and every one of you a warm wish for a fabulous holiday season as well as a healthy and prosperous 2011. I am sure that you will be taking time to be with your friends and family. Being with those closest to you makes this the finest part of the year.

Take care. May 2011 be good to you.

— Geoff Bawden VE4BAW, President and Chair, RAC

2. Fast Facts on the New RAC Insurance Program

Since the RAC Bulletin advising Members about the changes to the RAC Insurance Policy came out there have been some questions being raised. With the intent of keeping our members better informed, Bob VA3QV asked First Vice President Ian MacFarquhar VE9IM to address some of the questions we have heard recently. Read Ian’s replies at

— RAC Blog



3. EmComm Quarterly Signing Off

EmComm Quarterly has ceased publication. This e-newsletter about amateur radio emergency communications started as EmComm Monthly in 2004, and became quarterly in 2009. Back issues will remain available at, and the web site will continue operation unitl funds are depleted.

— D. W. Thorne, K6SOJ, Editor / Publisher

4. Free Propagation E-Book

Steve G0KYA and Alan G3NYK, of the Radio Society of Great Britain’s Propagation Studies Committee, have released a free ebook called “Understanding LF and HF Propagation.” It is based on a series of features the two wrote for the RSGB’s “Radcom” magazine in 2008 and 2009. Download the book in PDF format for free at

— AMSAT News

Bulletin sent from Official Bulletin Manager Brad Rodriguez, VE3RHJ.


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