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Commercial Messages or Traffic

Be advised that commercial traffic is not allowed on the amateur bands.

47. A person who operates radio apparatus in the amateur radio service may only
(a) communicate with a radio station that operates in the amateur radio service;" SOR/2000-78
(b) use a code or cipher that is not secret; and
(c) be engaged in communication that does not include the transmission of
(i) music,
(ii) commercially recorded material,
(iii) programming that originates from a broadcasting undertaking, or
(iv) radiocommunications in support of industrial, business or professional activities.