TRAINING AND EVENTS CALENDAR
- This event has passed.
HAM Radio Technician License Training
February 14, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM$45.00
HAM Radio Training – Technician License – January 10, 17, 24, 31 & February 7, 14, 21, 28
Training Cost $45
Georgetown EOC, 3500 DB Wood Road, Georgetown, TX 78628
HAM Radio Training – Technician License (Course Time 24hrs) Join the ADRN HAM Radio team by taking the beginner course for a HAM Radio Technician license. Why HAM radio? In a disaster, often other modes of communication (cell phones, landlines, etc.) become overwhelmed and become unavailable. In a disaster (such as the Bastrop Fire), government agencies have the ability to devote existing communications service to Government Emergency Telecommunications Service use. That means 90% of the system is locked out from general use. HAM radio is the link that keeps ADRN teams in contact with the call center, and provides a way for victims to get word to families out of the area. The Technician Class license allows operator privileges on both VHF and UHF repeaters located throughout the Greater Austin Area. Also, Morse Code is no longer required to pass the exam! HAM radio is fun and can be a powerful tool for the Body of Christ to help those in need in times of disaster
Locate the course by date. Roll over the course to view course times, location and cost. Click the course listed and follow instructions to register online. Login to register …be sure to check our Training Specials for discount pricing!
Note: Most courses listed require volunteers to login. Login access is provided to our volunteers after completion of ADRN’s Orientation and Preparedness course. Online registration and payment for classes in advance can prevent an additional $25 administrative fee added to payments received at the door.
If you need additional information on training, registration or applying for scholarships, please write to Sharon Collier, Training Manager, at email@example.com.