To become a CCO member send an email to the Club Secretary Richard Ferch
VE3KI with your name and callsign requesting membership.
Email: ve3ki at
rac dot ca
or you can use this handy form to request or update membership.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is needed to become a CCO member?
An Amateur Radio license, an interest in
contesting and an affiliation to the Province of Ontario.
Is there a Membership Fee?
No, there is no membership fee. However, once a year
at our annual BBQ there is a request for donations to help support
club activities. Look for the announcement on the website and on
ve3_contest for the BBQ which typically occurs in August. Also check
our Donations page.
Are there Monthly Meetings?
No. We usually meet for the annual BBQ in August and
a luncheon in January.
What does CCO do?
As our name suggests we are primarily Amateur Radio
Contesters. Read the introduction on the CCO
home page for more information.
Is that All?
Well contesting does take up a lot of our time but
here are some other things that may interest you.
At our annual BBQ awards in the form of our
sCCOre award are presented to our active members. See the
sCCOre page for details.
The Ontario QSO Party
is becoming one of the top QSO parties in North America and it
is run by CCO.
CCO maintains a tally of
Canadian Record scores for the
primary contests entered by Canadian Amateurs.
We maintain both
claimed scores and
scores for CCO members for the contest in which we
participate. These are posted regularly on the CCO website.
If you have any other questions please email Bob
at the address given at the top of this page or any of the
CCO Executive. We all have