New Ham Radio Training Session
When all else fails. . . Amateur Radio!
New class beginning January 11, 2018
Ever considered earning your Amateur Radio License? Amateur Radio operators are a vital part of the emergency preparedness plan, providing important links to the community. This class is the fastest way to earn the entry level Technician Class License. Once you are licensed, we are committed to helping you succeed and plan to offer future hands-on workshops to make the most of your new amateur radio and license.
What: Technician class for Amateur Radio
When: Every Thursday January 11th– Feb 15th, 2018 from 6 to 9 pm
Where: Germantown Fire Station #4, 3031 Forest Hill-Irene Rd
Cost: Course is FREE. Textbook: $25 available first night of class.
FCC Testing Fee for License: $10.00.
Note: The textbook is written by Gordon West and will be valid through June 30, 2018.
If you already own this book for the current question pool, no need to buy a new one.
Who: This class is open to anyone who is committed to studying hard and learning the material. NO prior radio or electronics experience is necessary. Morse code is no longer required.
Tell your family, friends, co-workers, neighbors, or anyone else you know might be interested. Feel free to forward this announcement to them.
What this class is:
- Guided study session taught by experienced instructors and followed immediately by an FCC-approved Technician License Exam
- A “license to learn” and an ideal way to get started with Ham Radio – you’ll be able to get “on the air” as soon as your information is recorded in the FCC’s online database (typically within 7-10 days)
- Open to all ages – provided you’re committed to studying hard and working through the material
Who should take this class?
- Individuals interested in experimenting with radio technology
- Individuals who want to learn more about how radio works
- Individuals looking to better prepare for emergencies
- Individuals who want to help the community by volunteering to provide communications support for public events