FREE On-Line Amateur Radio Operating Class

A free, weekly, 3-hour Amateur Radio Operating Class on Zoom will begin on Thursday April 4 and run through June 20 at 6:30 PM Eastern time.  The presenters will be various experienced folks in the various subjects.

A detailed syllabus will be published before the classes begin.  Attend them all, or any that you like, but you must register for the classes.  To receive registration information, contact Rol Anders, K3RA, at 

Picture of Rol Anders K3RA
Rol Anders K3RA

Subjects will include:

All About Operating–A general Introduction
Amateur Radio Organizations—Local to International
Ham Radio Awards 
DXing-History and Tips from the Experts
QSLing-How to get that needed card for DXCC or WAS
VHF/UHF Weak Signal Work and “Roving”
Image Operating—Slow Scan and Fast Scan TV
Remote Station control over internet
Learning CW in the no-code era
Digital Modes—From RTTY to FT8 and beyond
Contesting—How to get started, tips for the beginner and intermediated contester 
Logging Software—What’s available, how to use
Propagation—HF and 6 Meter Propagation during the next three years near solar maximum
Amateur Satellites—How to get started 
Portable (backpacking) operation—Tips from an expert
Setting Up a Modern (or not so modern) HF Station
Lightning Protection and Grounding
Traffic Handling
Public Service, Emergency Communication

group shot of recent class by Rol K3RA
Zoom screen of recent class by K3RA
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