Local Amateur Radio Resources
Students will learn how to use their hand held and base station VHF (2 meter) radios, how local repeaters operate, suggested types of antennas, effective communication skills, how traffic nets operate, emergency and battery power soruces, accessing Echo link, IRLP and digital systems, how the Columbia River Lightship shortwave/wireless (HF) amateur radio station operates and the type of license needed and the purpose of QSL cards.
Presentations will be made the Communitty Emergency Response Team (CERT) and the Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) staff. Information about local clubs and releated groups will be provided. This course is not a license prep class or a theory class. This is a “how to do it” course. There is no charge for this class.
- Saturday, October 28, 2017 09:00 AM
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