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Emergency Communication Course Exam Offered

Posted by ks6m on 25th August 2015

Amateur Radio operators and others who are studying the ARRL’s Introduction to Emergency Communication Course (EC-001) can take the course’s examination in mid-October, earning the ARRL completion certificate.

ARRL Field Examiners have scheduled an EC-001 exam session to begin at 8:00 am on Sunday, October 18, 2015. It will be held at Pacificon, the ARRL Pacific Division Convention (http://www NULL.pacificon NULL.org/), at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel. Exam candidates must be registered as Pacificon attendees in order to access the exam site.

This exam-only session is listed on the ARRL Web site (http://www NULL.arrl NULL.org/ceps/ec-001-251). The exam fee is $15. The exam consists of 35 multiple-choice questions, and a passing score is 80% or better.

EC-001 is designed to provide basic knowledge and tools for any emergency communications volunteer. One need not be a licensed Amateur Radio operator to sit for the exam or earn the completion certificate. Candidates for this exam will have studied the course materials on line, in a local Field Class, or by studying the course transcript, The ARRL Introduction to Emergency Communication Course, 4th Edition. Be sure to obtain the updates for this text under the heading “Introduction to Emergency Communication Course Transcript” in the ARRL Store’s Product Notes (http://www NULL.arrl NULL.org/product-notes).

Candidates must complete and obtain certificates for two free online FEMA EMI Independent Study courses (http://training NULL.fema NULL.gov/nims/) before beginning their EC-001 course studies. Those courses are IS-100, “Introduction to Incident Command System”, and IS-700, “National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction”. At the EC-001 exam, each candidate must provide the dates shown on his or her completion certificates for IS-100 and IS-700.

EC-001 and its prerequisites, IS-100 and IS-700, are among the course training requirements to qualify for the Full Member designation in the ARRL East Bay Section ARES® program.

More information about the EC-001 course and exam is available (http://www NULL.arrleastbaysection NULL.net/ares/coursetraining NULL.html).

See the Contact page for contact information.


John Rabold KS6M
Section Emergency Coordinator, ARRL East Bay Section

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Ham Radio Course Forming Now!

Posted by af6aq on 30th June 2015

We’ll be taking a short break in July and then kicking off more training with our General Class Course followed by Getting On The Air.  Please let your members, friends, readers and associates it is time to sign up.  Go to HamRadioClass@gmail.com (HamRadioClass null@null gmail NULL.com).  If you have signed up already once is enough.  Be sure and include your call sign.  This is an upgrade course. 

 

Ham Radio Course Forming Now!

 

The Salvation Army together with the

Mt. Diablo Amateur Radio Club

will be holding an 8 week course where you can upgrade your Amateur Radio License to General Class

 

The General Class license is your gateway to all the world-wide Amateur bands of excitement and Emergency Communications on Ham Radio…and you do NOT need to learn Morse code!

 

This course is to upgrade your current Technician License

 

Course begins on…

Thursday August 6th to

September 24th at 7-9 pm

The Salvation Army

3950 Clayton Road, (at West St.)

Concord 94521

 

Registration is required.

Class is FREE but there is a $7 materials fee and Textbook if needed about $27.  Each student must have full access to a copy of the text.

 

License testing will also be available.

Follow up training -

Getting On The Air HF is October 8th and October 22nd.

 

To sign up email: HamRadioClass@gmail.com (HamRadioClass null@null gmail NULL.com)

 

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Amateur Radio General License Class

Posted by af6aq on 16th April 2015

EBARC and West Contra Costa County Adult Education are conducting a class for upgrading to General Class at Alvarado School in Richmond. I think we didn’t advertise it enough because we only have three students. We would like about five more. Please encourage your Technician Class friends to sign up. It’s not too late. The class is Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings until May 26. Details in the attachment:

Amateur Radio General License Class

The East Bay Amateur Radio Club (EBARC) and West Contra Costa Adult Education (WCCAE) will offer a class to prepare applicants for the Amateur Radio General Class License, starting April 14, 2015 and ending May 23.  The class will meet on Tuesday from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM and Saturdays from 9:30AM to 11:30AM  at the Alvarado Adult School, 5625 Sutter St., Richmond, CA 94804.  Textbook is The ARRL General Class License Manual, 7th Edition. Books will be available for purchase.

Register at the West Contra Costa County School District Adult Education Office, 6028 Ralston Avenue, Richmond (510) 215-4666 or online at: http://asapws123.wccusd.net/onlinereg/courses.aspx?group=2 (http://asapws123 NULL.wccusd NULL.net/onlinereg/courses NULL.aspx?group=2)

Class fee is $15 paid to WCCAE. FCC examinations and license applications will be administered at the final class session by the EBARC Volunteer Examiners. Exam fee will be $15.


Contact Ken Fowler at 510-222-0830 or email: ko6no@comcast.net

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AMATEUR RADIO LICENSE CLASS

Posted by af6aq on 3rd April 2015

Questions: HamRadioClass@BeniciaARC.com (HamRadioClass null@null BeniciaARC NULL.com) or  Art at (707) 746-5858

 

============================================

Saturday, May 9, 2015 – Benicia, CA

 

AMATEUR RADIO

LICENSE CLASS

This session is conducted by the Benicia Amateur Radio Club – Member W5YI VEC

Study Session followed by Exam

When:   Saturday May 9th, 2015

               8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Where:    Benicia Senior Center

               187 East L Street, Benicia

Fee:                $30.00 at the door

               (Includes exam fee)

Register: www.BeniciaARC.com (http://www NULL.BeniciaARC NULL.com)

Questions: HamRadioClass@BeniciaARC.com (HamRadioClass null@null BeniciaARC NULL.com) or  Art at (707) 746-5858

Class size is limited. Advance Registration is Required.

No prep or prior study required.

Prospective Hams should plan on attending a free Get-On-The-Air Class

after passing their test, to become familiar with Amateur Radio operations

Reserve Your Space – Become a Ham!

This is a Beginning Ham Radio Class Only.

Successful students will earn a “Technician” License.

 

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Ham Radio License Course Forming Now!

Posted by af6aq on 10th March 2015

The Salvation Army together with the

Mt. Diablo Amateur Radio Club

will be holding an 8 week course where you can upgrade your Amateur Radio License to General Class

 

The General Class license is your gateway to all the world-wide Amateur bands of excitement and Emergency Communications on Ham Radio…and you do NOT need to learn Morse code!

 

This course is to upgrade your current Technician License

 

Course begins on…

Thursday August 6th to

September 24th at 7-9 pm

The Salvation Army

3950 Clayton Road, (at West St.)

Concord 94521

 

Registration is required.

Class is FREE but there is a $7 materials fee and Textbook if needed about $27.  Each student must have full access to a copy of the text.

 

License testing will also be available.

Follow up training -

Getting On The Air HF is October 8th and October 22nd.

 

To sign up email: HamRadioClass@gmail.com (HamRadioClass null@null gmail NULL.com)

 

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