News – Canadian National Parks On The Air
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In the News, TCA July/August

The Canadian National Parks on the Air event was featured in the July/August edition of “The Canadian Amateur” magazine.

Five Star Activators

Five Star Activators engage in exceptional Amateur Radio outreach during their activations and receive a special “Five Star Activator” designation on their Activator certificate. A new page on this website provides the list of activators who have qualified and will

In the News, TCA May/June

The Canadian National Parks on the Air event was featured in the May/June edition of “The Canadian Amateur” magazine.

1,000 Log files!

The CNPOTA web site achieved a milestone on May 12th with over 1,000 log files successfully uploaded to the site. The site can accept files in either Cabrillo or ADIF format. However, to date, the vast majority of files uploaded

Request from Parks Canada

We’ve been asked by Parks Canada to remind Activators that “they must operate independently. Parks Canada cannot provide power sources for their equipment nor be expected to allow them to do any kind of formal interpretation at any of Parks

Updated FAQ

The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page has been updated and expanded. You’ll find answers to more of your CNPOTA questions here.

QSO Times Must Match Within 10-Minutes

Pete Kobak’s Rove (K0BAK) exposed a problem in our plan to use 70-minutes as the required accuracy for QSO reporting.  Our original thinking was to allow a variation of 10-minutes plus another 60-minutes for any daylight savings confusion.  However, this doesn’t

Off to a Great Start!

Canadian National Parks on the Air has officially begun and is off to a great start!  Pete Kobak, K0BAK, became the first radio amateur to successfully activate a CNPOTA site with confirmed dual-activation of “ON21/Fort Henry National Historic Site of

New Historic Site Added! NB18

On December 18th, 2018 the CNPOTA Event Committee agreed to add Saint Croix Island International Historic Site as a 172nd historic site bringing the total number of CNPOTA eligible Parks Canada Administered Units to 220. Saint Croix Island is considered

Progress Report

We’ll use posts like this to bring you the latest news on the Canadian National Parks On-The-Air event. Major work has been completed on our Web Site log file upload facility and we now support Cabrillo 2.0/3.0 and ADIF log