Discover the fun of being able to communicate with fellow Amateur Radio Operators (Hams) in your local community or worldwide without depending on fragile infrastructure like cell phones or internet. Add Amateur Radio capabilities to enhance other hobbies like hiking or boating, and be able to communicate in times of emergency.
This is an instructor-led course given in six sessions with a FCC required examination on the seventh session on May 1st. The class is suitable for middle school through adult learners. Past experience says that 90%+ of the students that participate in the classes pass the exam.
Fees: $10 for the Student Manual payable on March 20th, and $15 for the exam fee payable May 1st.
Dates: Tuesday March 20, 6 PM to 8:30 PM, for six Tuesdays. Exam on Tuesday May 1, 2018 at 6:00 PM.
Location: American Red Cross Office, 105 Gano ST, 02906. Street parking is available on the opposite side of Gano ST, or in a parking lot to the rear of the Red Cross building (turn right before the Dunkin Donuts).
Questions: Please contact Bob WB4SON@gmail.com
Registration: Please fill in your personal details below. Note, your contact details will only be used to contact students in event of schedule changes or to share student materials electronically.
Our thanks to the American Red Cross for allowing the use of their facility and for Newport County Radio Club for their support and subsidizing the student books.
NOTE: As of March 19th we just enough books to meet the needs for the class. If people sign up after the 19th then there is a risk that we don't have material for them until the following week.