Why Amateur Radio

The hobby of Amateur Radio has changed significantly in recent years, as communications technology has advanced. If you are wondering about the relevance of amateur radio today, we suggest you view this article.

If you are new to the hobby or are contemplating getting involved, then we invite you to view the following three videos. Produced in Canada, the UK and the US, they will provide an understanding of the many activities that are available.

Now, these videos will show you what we can do. The most important part, is why we do it. Why does anyone become involved in a hobby?

  • Because they enjoy it!
  • Because they have a passion for it!
  • Because they find it fulfilling!

Amateur Radio isn’t just one facet or another, it’s the fun and adventure behind it.

Therefore, we invite you to, make Ham radio your Passion!

If you have questions about how to get started, then please visit our Education page or Contact Us or Come Visit Us



This is the “Full Version” of the documentary “Amateur Radio” which lasts 11 minutes.
Here, we cover all the activities in the world of Amateur Radio.
This video was produced by the Amateur Radio Club VE2CWQ / Canwarn-Quebec.


Whether you enjoy writing software, getting hands-on with practical equipment, developing new technology or simply want to use what’s already there to communicate with others across the world, you’ll find all of this – and more – within amateur radio. It is also great fun. Why don’t you try it?


An introduction to Amateur Radio and the many possibilities it offers for learning, safety and security, and helping others throughout our world. Join us for this journey that takes us through a brief history of communications technology and then into the many exciting opportunities that the world of ham radio has to offer today.