Saturday, October 3, 2009

Amateur HAM Radio Classes: 8 Oct- 12 Nov

Hey CERT members interested in taking HAM radio classes?

Amateur radio classes will be held in the months of October and Novermber. The purpose of the classes is to help prepare for licensing and to give a basic knowledge of how amateur (ham) radio operators communicate. There is no cost for the class and anyone is welcome. All classes start at 7:30 pm.

Primary room fo the King St. Building (upstairs)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
2810 King St
Alexandria, VA 22302

Date Topic
Thurs. Oct 8 ***************What is Ham radio; rules, responsibility and operations

Thurs. Oct 22 **************Radio, Electronics and Propagation

Wed. Oct. 28 ***************Operation and setup; communications methods and modes;
************** T7: Special operations

Thurs. Nov. 5 **************Safety and Emergency communications

Thurs. Nov. 12 **************ECOM Groups, Nets, Traditions and On air procedure

Class materials:
  • bring note taking materials. No reading is required but information will be given in class.
Please, email Josh Abraham, KG4RAY to let him know you will attend and that you are a CERT member,