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East Bay Amateur Radio Club (EBARC) General Class License Course

Posted by John Primus on 7th August 2017

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 Course, starting Sept. 12, 2017 and ending Dec. 12. The class will meet on Tuesday from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM 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, 5625 Sutter St., Richmond (510) 237-1444 or online at: http://www.wccae.info/reginfo.html
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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Benicia Amateur Radio Class-in-One Day

Posted by John Primus on 23rd July 2017

Saturday, October 7th, 2017 – Benicia, CA

AMATEUR RADIO LICENSE CLASS

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Study Session followed by Exam

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When:    Saturday, October 7th, 2017

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Where:   Benicia Senior Center

1201 East 2nd Street, Benicia

What:     Technician Class (beginner’s level)

General Class Upgrade (for those already licensed as a Tech)

Fee:        $30.00 cash at the door

(Includes exam fee)

Register: www.BeniciaARC.com

Questions: HamRadioClass@BeniciaARC.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 in One Day!

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Fldigi/Flmsg Workshop

Posted by John Primus on 18th July 2017

If you’ve ever persevered in transmitting messages in five-word groups with pauses for phonetic spelling, you’ll be blown away by the ease of message transmission with fldigi.  Coupled with flmsg, it even provides formats for ICS messages, and it lets you send spreadsheets.  So it behooves all of us to learn how to use fldigi. There will be a “learn how to use fldigi” workshop on Thursday, August 3, at the Salvation Army, 3950 Clayton Road (at West St.), Concord. If you’re new to this, we’ll help you get started.  If you’re familiar with fldigi, come and be an elmer.

Bring a laptop and an HT …. that’s all you need for the basics.  Prior to the workshop download  fldigi/flmsg from: https://sourceforge.net/projects/fldigi/files/.

Please register for this class by sending an email request to edstrainingMDARC@gmail.com and complete and return the auto response enrollment form.

There are some very good setup videos: I particularly like the ones by K4REF: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNBJnDHCw_M&list=PL0-gH_7Nm60Z6p2neDg9pZxIbGPPkDNmh.

If you have any questions regarding this class, please contact me,

Klaus Berkner K6KHB at khberkner@comcast.net.

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Auxiliary and Emergency Preparedness Classes

Posted by John Primus on 9th June 2017

2017 Auxiliary and Emergency Preparedness Classe flyer

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Technician Class License Course

Posted by John Primus on 9th May 2017

Ham Radio Licensing Course Now Forming!

Mt. Diablo Amateur Radio Club and SATERN will be holding a 7 week course where you can learn everything you need to earn your Technician Class (entry level) FCC Amateur Radio License.

Getting On The Air 2 week course follows

 The Technician Class license is your entry to the world-wide excitement of Amateur Radio and Emergency Communications… and now you do NOT need to learn Morse code!

 Course Begins

Thursday August 17, 2017 at 7-9 pm First Class session starts at 6:30

The Salvation Army

3950 Clayton Road, (Cross is West St.)

Concord 94521

Online Registration is required. We use the ARRL Textbook and if you don’t have a book you can order your book in the online registration process. Each student must have full access to a copy of the text. There is a $6.00 admin fee.

Follow up training and License testing will also be available.

For Information & Registration

email: HamRadioClass@gmail.com

 Questions:  contact Larry Bradley, KK6QPE at: kk6qpe@gmail.com   

Complete class calendar at

http://www.mdarc.org/activities/education/Classes

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