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Introduction to Emergency Communications

Date: 02/26/22 Start: 9:00 AM End: 12:30 PM Location: Cupertino City Hall
Credential Credit (What's this?): Yes

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that you came across as you studied for your FCC exam, but what do they really mean? Puzzled by simplex vs. repeaters? Can't tell a PL tone from an offset? And, how do I get on the air with my radio? If this sounds like you, then this class – An Introduction to Emergency Communications – will give you plenty of the basics about your new hobby with hands-on exercises that should get you started with Ham Radio and Emergency Communications.

This is the first of two basic courses designed to get new hams familiar with some common operating procedures, emergency communications, and getting on the air.

Attendees must have their own printed or electronic copy of the course materials.   

Click here to see a printable flyer and the course materials (PDF format)

Location of the training:

The location for this training is the Cupertino City Hall at 10300 Torre Avenue, Cupertino. Parking is available on the east side of the building. The parking lot entrrance is on Rodrigues Avenue. 

Sign-ups will be closed at 6:00 pm on Friday, February 25.

Click here for information about Covid precautions and in-person classes.


Note: 90% or better class time attendance required for credit.

Instructor: Roth / Howard

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