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Amateur Extra Ham Radio Class!

Free Amatuer Radio course geared towards getting your Amateur Extra Class license to be held this winter in Valhalla, NY. Looking for teachers and students, and other Amateur Extra's to join in the class discussions. Come join the fun!

PRLog - Jan. 14, 2012 - Due to popular demand, WECA will be conducting a preparatory class for the Amateur Extra exam this winter.  The class will run for nine weeks every Tuesday night from 7-9 PM starting February 7th at the Westchester Fire Training Academy, 4 Dana Avenue in Valhalla.  On Thursday of the 10th week, a VE test session will be conducted at this location ($15 testing fee).

Please join us for this free interactive course taught by a team of knowledgeable Amateur Radio Operators from WECA.  Instructors will be Amateur Extras or others who have special knowledge of specific subject areas.  The class will review the test pool questions and answers and provide explanations of the accompanying concepts.  There are >700 questions in the pool; 50 test questions; 37 correct (74%) to pass.  All are welcome to attend who wish to gain additional knowledge of amateur radio even if you do not expect to take the test.

1.  The ARRL Extra Class License Manual Revised 9th Edition
2.  ARRL’s Extra Q&A Second Edition (Includes answers and explanations for all questions.)
Both are available from ARRL at:
or from George K2ZZ, Radio Oasis, North Salem, NY at: http://radio-oasis.com/, 914-533-2758,
or from Gene WKJI at KJI Electronics, Caldwell, NJ: http://www.kjielectronics.com/location/loc.shtml, 973-364-1930.  Both are reputable local ham radio dealers and will probably not charge you for shipping.
   1.  Please purchase the license manual and begin reading as soon as possible.
2.  The Q&A is also very helpful.

   E1   Commission’s Rules
   E2   Operating Practices and Procedures
   E3   Radio Wave Propagation
   E4   Amateur Radio Technology and Measurements
   E5   Electrical Principles
   E6   Circuit Components
   E7   Practical Circuits
   E8   Signals and Emissions
   E9   Antennas and Transmission Lines
   E0   Safety

Conduct of Training:
Each class will have an instructor/facilitator who will be knowledgeable about the subject area and will involve others who can make contributions.

If you would like to upgrade to Amateur Extra, please contact me by email at W2UL@WECA.org.
Thank you,
         Larrie Sutliff / W2UL
         WECA Training Director

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Non-profit organization to promote Amateur Radio, emergency communications, and assist county government and other organizations with their communication needs.

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