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INTRODUCTION

The Amateur Radio Operator Certificate has the following qualifications:

  • Basic
  • Basic with Honours (80% or higher mark on the exam)
  • Advanced
  • Morse Code - 5 w.p.m.

A Basic qualification examination must be passed before taking examinations for additional qualifications.

Examinations for additional qualifications may be taken in any order.

There is no age limit or citizenship requirements but you must have a valid Canadian mailing address.

Amateur Radio Operator Certificates are valid for life.

Holders of an Amateur Radio Operator Certificate may operate stations in the amateur radio service.

Amateur Digital Radio Operator's Certificates can be exchanged for the Basic & Advanced Qualification. The Radiocommunication Operator General Certificate (Maritime) can also be exchanged in the same way.

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SUPPLEMENT
Holders of the following professional and previously issued Amateur certificates may obtain an Amateur Radio Operator Certificate without requiring further examination:
  • Radiocommunication Operator General Certificate (Maritime)
  • Radio Operator's First Class Certificate
  • Radio Operator's Second Class Certificate
  • Radiotelephone Operator's General Certificate (Aeronautical)
  • Radiotelephone Operator's General Certificate (Maritime)
  • Radiotelephone Operator's General Certificate (Land)
  • First-Class Radioelectronic Certificate
  • Amateur Radio Operator's Certificate (equivalent qualifications - Basic, Advanced & Morse Code 12 w.p.m.)
  • Amateur Radio Operator's Advanced Certificate (equivalent qualifications - Basic, Advanced & Morse Code 12 w.p.m.)
  • Amateur Digital Radio Operator's Certificate (equivalent qualifications - Basic & Advanced)
  • Amateur Operator's Certificate (qualifications are equivalent)
Where an amateur radio callsign has been issued, the "Callbook" section of Radio Amateurs of Canada website will list the amateur's last notified address and Amateur Radio Operator Certificate Qualifications.
QUESTIONS

B-001-004-001.... What age must you be to hold an Amateur Radio Certificate with Basic Qualification?
  1. 70 years or younger
  2. 18 years or older
  3. there are no age limits
  4. 14 years or older
B-001-004-002.... Which examinations must be passed before an Amateur Radio Operator Certificate is issued?
  1. Basic
  2. Advanced.
  3. Personality test.
  4. Morse code
B-001-004-003.... Holders of which one of the following certificates may be issued an Amateur Radio Operator Certificate?
  1. Canadian Restricted Operator Certificate - Maritime (ROC-M)
  2. Canadian Radiocommunication Operator General Certificate Maritime (RGMC)
  3. Canadian Restricted Operator's Certificate - Maritime Commercial (ROC-MC)
  4. Canadian Restricted Operator Certificate - Aeronautical (ROC-A)
B-001-004-004.... After an Amateur Radio Operator Certificate with Basic qualifications is issued, the holder may be examined for additional qualifications in the following order:
  1. Morse code after passing the Basic with Honours
  2. Advanced after passing Morse code
  3. Morse code after passing the Advanced.
  4. any order
B-001-004-005.... One Morse code qualification is available for the Amateur Radio Operator Certificate. It is:
  1. 5 wpm
  2. 7 wpm
  3. 15 wpm
  4. 12 wpm
B-001-004-006.... The holder of an Amateur Radio Operator Certificate with the Basic Qualification is authorized to operate the following stations:
  1. a station authorized in the aeronautical service
  2. a station authorized in the maritime service
  3. any authorized station except stations authorized in the amateur, aeronautical or maritime services
  4. a station authorized in the amateur service
B-001-004-007.... What conditions must candidates to amateur radio certification meet?
  1. be at least 14 years of age and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  2. be a Canadian citizen
  3. be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  4. have a valid address in Canada
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