The requirements for a Certificate of Proficiency in amateur radio have changed over the years and no doubt will continue to do so.
The Basic qualification still allows transmissions above thirty megahertz.
Basic along with 12 words a minute sending and receiving Morse
has recently changed; now only 5 words a minute sending and receiving is
required for “All Amateur Band” application.
Advanced qualification allows the graduate to design and build transmitters.
Other than for use in testing procedures, it does not allow “All Amateur
Band" transmissions. Only along with the Morse qualification
can "All Amateur Band" privileges be obtained.
countries around the world no longer require Morse but in its place there have
been changes in the Basic Study Course primarily with the purpose of upgrading
the technical content.
comes under the jurisdiction of Industry Canada and students wishing to
gain credit for whatever level can do so by taking the required exam with an Accredited
information on whom to contact for an exam, check first with your local amateur
radio club. (For a current list of your regional and local clubs go to the Radio
Amateurs of Canada
website.) Alternatively, if you have any difficulty, contact Charles
Leggatt by email
or phone (416 486 6025).