BSA VENTURING CREW 80

AMATEUR RADIO LICENSING COURSE

 

WANT TO BECOME AN AMATEUR (HAM) RADIO OPERATOR?

 

· Qualify for the entry level FCC Amateur Radio Technician Class License

· No Morse Code Proficiency Required

· Just four Saturday weekend classes including the FCC Exam

· Open to the Public

 

Sponsors:  BSA VENTURING CREW 80 and the MOUNT VERNON AMATEUR RADIO CLUB

 

When:   Four Successive Saturdays in 2014:

 

January 11     3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Orientation & Materials Distribution)

January 18     9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Instruction)

January 25     9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Instruction)

February 1     9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Instruction, Review & Exam)                

February 8     9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (Make-up Exam)

 

Where: First Christian Church, 2723 King Street, Alexandria, VA

 (Near the intersection with Janney’s Lane)

 

Cost:  $40 (Cost of Supplied Materials: textbook plus CD-ROM - Yours to keep).  The fee (cash or check) will be collected at the first session on January 11. (Our 2013 cost was $35, 2014 cost is $40)

 

Age:  No Limit (parental accompaniment recommended under age 14)

 

Instruction Method:  Textbook-reading assignments combined with personal and video instruction and computer-based practice exam question review.  You keep the textbook and CD-ROM.  They are great references!

 

Course Description:  Everything you need to know to get an Amateur Radio Operators Technician Class license without having to learn the Morse Code: Fundamentals of electricity, electronic circuit theory, electronic components, radio theory and electromagnetic wave propagation, antennas, feed lines, amateur radio operating procedures, practices, equipment, FCC rules and regulations

 

BSA Radio Merit Badge:  Scouts and Venturers that complete the course and pass the FCC Technician license exam will meet the requirements for the BSA radio merit badge and can have their blue card signed by the course instructor.

 

COME EXPERIENCE THE FUN OF AMATEUR RADIO WITH US!

 

 February 6, 2014