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Ham Radio Classes

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by Phasade, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. Phasade

    Phasade Seattle, WA New Member

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    Training Class for the Tech License,

    Location:
    PC Center
    2363 NW 80th Ave,
    Seattle, WA 98117,
    Second floor Room C

    Times:
    Oct 19th, from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    Oct 20th, from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM (One hour break for Lunch)
    Oct 27th, from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (One hour break for Lunch)
    Oct 27th FCC Tech License test at 4:00PM to 5:00 PM

    The Classes are free but the licensing is a 15$ fee to the FCC.

    LEVEL 1: Technician Class License


    Your introduction to Amateur Radio.
    •Exam Requirement: 35-question Technician Written Exam (Element 2).
    •Privileges: All VHF/UHF Amateur bands (frequencies above 30 MHz).
    Limited operations in certain HF bands.


    The FCC Technician License exam covers basic regulations, operating practices and electronics theory, with a focus on VHF and UHF applications. Morse code is not required for this license. With a Technician Class license, you will have all ham radio privileges above 30 MHz. These privileges include the very popular 2-meter band. Many Technician licensees enjoy using small (2 meter) hand-held radios to stay in touch with other hams in their area. Technicians may operate FM voice, digital packet (computers), television, single-sideband voice and several other interesting modes. You can even make international radio contacts via satellites, using relatively simple station equipment. Technician licensees now also have additional privileges on certain HF frequencies. Technicians may also operate on the 80, 40 and 15 meter bands using CW, and on the 10 meter band using CW, voice and digital modes.

    Contact EPP(_at_)PCSEATTLE.ORG for more information.
     
  2. AMProducts

    AMProducts Maple Valley, WA Jerk, Ammo Manufacturer Silver Supporter

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    Very cool!