ARRL East Bay Section

Ham Radio Courses Forming Now!

Posted by af6aq on March 10th, 2015

The Salvation Army together with the Mt. Diablo Amateur Radio Club will be holding Auxiliary training courses to enhance your Amateur and Emergency Radio skills.

 

Courses are …

7-9 pm

The Salvation Army

3950 Clayton Road, (at West St.)

Concord 94521

 

Wednesdays

  • April 1-29       Morse Code/ CW

 

Thursdays

  • April 2            Portable Operations
  • April 16          Echolink/IRLP
  • May 7              ICS 100
  • May 14            Public Service Com
  • May 21            ICS 200
  • May 28            ICS Management for Hams
  • June 25            Buddipole Basics

 

Registration is required.

Class is FREE but there is a $5 materials and room fee

 

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

 

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Free Community Responder ICS Training and AlCo VOAD Meeeting Announcement

Posted by af6aq on March 10th, 2015

SAVE THE DATE
ALCoVOAD’s  NEXT MEMBER MEETING IS APRIL 30, 2015
9:30 – 11:30 AM
EMERGENCY VOLUNTEER CENTERS AND YOUR ORGANIZATION’S RESPONSE TO A DISASTER

Location:  4985 Broder Boulevard, Dublin California 94568

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Ham Radio Licensing Course Forming Now!

Posted by af6aq on November 25th, 2014

The Salvation Army together with the

Mt. Diablo Amateur Radio Club

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 on…

Thursday January 15, 2015

at 6:30-9 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.

 

Follow up training and License testing will also be available.

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

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Reminder: Public Information Officer Certification (PIO) Class Part 2

Posted by af6aq on October 31st, 2014

WHO:      This course material is useful for any ham who speaks about amateur radio to any non-ham.  However, the curriculum specifically provides tools for any type of PIO within our hobby.  Thus, ARES and Club PIOs can benefit from learning and reviewing how the ARRL PIO represents amateur radio to the public.  For the individual who wants to become a PIO, certification is available on completion of the final exam.  You may present the certification to your Section Manager if you want to apply for an appointment to become an ARRL PIO.

WHAT:     ARRL PIO Certification Class

WHEN:    Saturday, Nov. 15th and Sunday, Nov. 16th from 8AM to 5PM

WHERE:  431 Stardust Place, Alameda, CA 94501 (on the old Naval Air Station)

 

POINT OF CONTACT:   For more information contact Suellene Petersen:  suellene@suellenesdelight.com (suellene null@null suellenesdelight NULL.com)

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October 23rd ALCo VOAD Panel Presentation & Discussion Postponed

Posted by af6aq on October 22nd, 2014

AlCo VOAD is postponing its Thursday October 23 Member Meeting out of respect for the McCammon family and those participating in the memorial service honoring former Alameda County Fire Chief Bill McCammon

The discussion previously scheduled will be presented at the next Member Meeting to be held Thursday January 22, 2015, details to follow.

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