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 classes

· Open to the Public

 

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

 

When:   Four Saturdays in 2015:

 

January 17     3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Orientation & Materials Distribution)

January 24     9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Instruction)

January 31     9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Instruction)

February 7     9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Instruction)

February 14   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (Free Exam) At the same location

 

Where: First Christian Church, 2723 King Street, Alexandria, VA  22302

 (Near the intersection with Janney’s Lane)

 

Cost:  $40 (Cost of Supplied Materials: textbook plus CD-ROM - Yours to keep).  The fee is $40 – A $20 deposit is due at least two weeks prior to the course.  The balance is due at the first session on January 17.  This change in policy is due to the large number of last minute drops for the 2014 course, after we had ordered textbooks.

 

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.

 

 

How to Sign Up: Complete the form and click on submit:

 

Click here to go to the form

 

We respond to all submissions.  If you don’t get a response, we did not receive your submission. 

 

 

COME EXPERIENCE THE FUN OF AMATEUR RADIO WITH US!

 

 October 12, 2014