Canada. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Site: Ottawa - Mailing Address

Service: Spectrum Information Technologies and Telecommunications - Amateur Radio Service Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free 1-888-780-3333
Fax 705-941-4607
E-Mail ic.spectrumamateur-spectreamateur.ic@canada.ca
Website www.ic.gc.ca/callsign
Site Information
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address & Map
2 Queen St E
Sault Ste. Marie P6A 1Y3
 
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Intersection Andrew St and Queen St E
Mailing Address c/o Amateur Radio Service Centre 
2 Queen St E 
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1Y3
Physical Access Not Applicable
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name ARSC ; DGSO ; Director General Spectrum Operations ; SITT
Former Name Canada. Industry Canada
Agency Information
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Primary Executive Jacques Filiatrault, Director ARSC; Phone: 709-941-4139; Fax: 705-941-4607; Email: jacques.filiatrault@ic.gc.ca
Funding Federal
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The Amateur Radio Operator Certificate is required to operate amateur radio apparatus in the amateur radio service. Although it is no longer necessary for amateurs to renew their license annually, they are required to inform Industry Canada of any changes in their mailing address. 
 
The Amateur Radio Service Centre (ARSC) provides service by e-mail, fax, mail or via the website. Obtaining an Amateur Radio Operator Certificate and all administrative activities for amateur radio, e.g. the issuance of amateur radio operator call signs, changes of mailing address and requests for special event or special prefix call signs, are managed from this central location.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility In order to receive a certificate, the person must be examined by an accredited examiner or, in special cases, be examined at the local district office of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Application To obtain a call sign complete the Application and Report for Amateur Radio Operator Certificate and Call Sign (IC-2381), which is available from the website. The application is to be submitted either by mail, email or fax to the Amateur Radio Service Centre. Requests can also be submitted directly through the website.
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - A fee is not required to issue the initial call sign with the Amateur Radio Operator Certificate. ; A fee of $60 is required to change an existing call sign or to request additional call signs, club call signs, or special event call signs.
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Amateur Radio Licences

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