Amateur Radio Training

Are you interested in Amateur Radio? Radio Amateurs Canada (RAC) has a page dedicated to learning more about this hobby. Check out this page. We also offer a highly recommended training course.

NARA Amateur Radio Training Course

The Nanaimo Amateur Radio Association offers an amateur radio training course to the public. The course aims to teach all of the necessary operating regulations and technical knowledge necessary to obtain an Industry Canada issued Amateur Radio Certificate. Included in the course is a new copy of Coax Publications Basic Amateur Training book, access to online training, and NARA Membership for 2017. The course provides accredited examiners, Don Cole VA7EY and Katherine Banman VA7KLB to complete the process during the course. Please contact NARA at for info and upcoming courses.

Course Particulars

Class Registration Date: OPEN NOW

SPRING Class Start Date: February 4, 2017 each Saturday and Sunday till
Class End Date: February 23, 2017

Fall Class Start Date October 2017 each Saturday and Sunday
until Fall End Date October 2017 (Dates to be announced)

Includes: Training texts, all necessary materials, and Industry Canada certified examination


If you or anyone you know would like to take amateur radio training, please contact NARA at

Training Links

Industry Canada

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