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Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS

Date: 10/19/22 Start: 6:00 PM End: 9:30 PM Location: 1210 Bordeaux Dr, Sunnyvale
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 Sunnyvale Fire Station 5 at 1210 Bordeaux Dr., Sunnyvale. When you arrive, enter the driveway on the North side of the station and continue around to the back of the building. Park in the asphalt parking lot, not on the concrete. We will use the entrance facing the concrete lot. See the photo here.

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

Class size is limited to the first 23 people who sign up. Sign-ups will be closed at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, October 18.

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

Instructor: Steve Roth

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