Please join us for this free interactive course taught by a team of knowledgeable Amateur Radio Operators from WECA. Instructors will be Amateur Extra and General Class license holders 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. 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 General Class License Manual 7th Edition (http://www.arrl.org/
2. ARRL’s General Q&A 4th Edition (Includes answers and explanations for all questions.)
Both are available from ARRL at:
or from Gene WKJI at KJI Electronics, Caldwell, NJ: http://www.kjielectronics.com/
1. Please purchase the license manual and begin reading as soon as possible.
2. The Q&A manual is also very helpful.
Syllabus & Schedule
4/16 Tuesday Ch 1&2 Welcome, Procedures and Practices
4/23 Tuesday Ch 3 Rules and Regulations
4/30 Tuesday Ch 4.1-4.4 Electrical Principles & Basic Components
5/7 Wednesday Ch 4.5-4.7 Active Components, Circuits, Test equipment
5/14 Tuesday Ch 5.1-5.3 Radio Signals and Radio Building blocks
5/21 Tuesday Ch 5.4-5.6 Transmitter & Receiver Structure, HF Station Installation
5/28 Tuesday Ch 6 Antennas and Transmission Lines
6/4 Tuesday Ch 7 Propagation
6/11 Tuesday Ch 8 Electrical and RF Safety, Review
6/13 Thursday VE Test Session
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 General, please contact me by email: w2ul at weca dot org
Larrie Sutliff / W2UL
WECA Training Director