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Amateur Extra Ham Radio Class this January

HAM radio classes for Amateur Extra license to be given in Westchester county this coming January.

 
PRLog - Dec. 2, 2012 - WECA will again be conducting a preparatory license class for the Amateur ExtraFCC exam.  The class will run for ten weeks every Tuesday night from 7-9 PM starting January 8th at the Westchester Fire Training Academy, 4 Dana Road 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 Operatorsfrom 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.

Texts:
1.ARRL Extra Class License Manual 10th Edition
2.ARRL’s Extra Q&A Third Edition (Includes.)
Both are available from ARRL at:
http://www.arrl.org/shop/ARRL-Extra-Class-License-Manual-...
http://www.arrl.org/shop/ARRL-s-Extra-Q-and-A-3rd-Edition/
or from George K2ZZ, Radio Oasis, South 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.
or from Amazon- Be very sure to order the correct editions.
​1.  Please purchase the license manual and begin reading as soon as possible.
2.  The Q&A has answers and explanations for all pool questions.

Syllabus:
​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 atW2UL@WECA.org.
Thank you,
​Larrie Sutliff / W2UL
​WECA Training Director

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