BARS & FRRL 2018 - Technician License Class
Do you want to become a Ham Radio Operator?
Now is your chance to get your first Amateur Radio License.
(Technician Class License)
BARS offers multi-week Amateur Radio License training classes at no charge for people wishing to prepare for either their first amateur radio license or for a license upgrade. This class will be co-offered and instructed by both BARS and the Fox River Radio League (FRRL).
Although the Technician Class has started, it's not too late to Register and Join the Class!
You can get caught up, you just need to put in the effort.
Technician Class Course
When: Saturday Mornings
Time: 9:00 AM -to- 12:00 PM (noon)
Dates: April 7 -thru- June 9, 2018
Where: Golden Corral - Aurora
4270 E. New York St., Aurora, IL
This class is being sponcored by: Golden Corral - Aurora - 4270 East New York Street, Aurora, IL
(North of the Fox Valley Mall).
Technician Class - VE Testing Date: Saturday - June 9, 2018 at 9 AM
at Golden Corral - Aurora
(Please Register Below)
BARS & FRRL Technician License Class Course
The Bolingbrook Amateur Radio Society (BARS) is joining together with the Fox River Radio League (FRRL) to presnt a NEW – Amateur Radio Technician Class License course this spring.
This is a FREE 10 week course. Where you will learn everything you need to receive your new Amateur (Ham) Radio Technician Class FCC radio license.
Technician Class - Flyer::
Technician Class Course Material:
The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual, 3rd Edition.
The ARRL offers the Ham Radio License Manual we will be using in this class.
Attending the Class is FREE but in order to get a head count, we are asking that you register so we know you are coming. Please click the link below to go to the FRRL website and register.
2018 Technician Class Schedule:
All classes are from 9:00 AM - 12 Noon
Printable PDF Tech Class Schedule below:
|1||Sat. - April 7||Ch. 1|| What is Amateur Radio?
- Amateur Radio Activities
- Getting your Amateur Radio License
|2||Sat. - April 14||Ch. 2|| Radio and Signals Fundamentals
- Radio Signals and Waves
- Radio Equipment Basics
|3||Sat. - April 21||Ch. 3|| Electricity, Components, & Circuits
- Components and Units
- Types of Radios and Radio Circuits
||Larry Hageman|| N9LH
|4||Sat. - April 28||Ch. 4|| Propagation, Antennas, & FeedLines
- Antenna Fundamentals
- Feed Lines and SWR
|5||Sat. - May 5||Ch. 5|| Amateur Radio Equipment
- Transmitters and Receivers
- Digital Communications
- Power Supplies and Batteries
|6||Sat. - May 12||Ch. 6|| Communicating with Other Hams
- Band Plans
- Using Repeaters
- Emergency Communications
|7||Sat. - May 19||Ch. 7|| Licensing Regulations
- Working with the FCC
- Bands and Privileges
- Call Signs
|8||Sat. - May 26||Ch. 8|| Operating Regulations
- Prohibited Transmissions
|FRRL:|| John Miller
|9||Sat. - June 2||Ch. 9|| Safety
- Electrical Sfety
- RF Exposure
- Mechanical Safety
|FRRL:|| Priscilla Miller
|10||Sat. - June 9||Test|| VE Testing
- Fee: $15.
- Need to Bring: Photo ID
| BARS VE's
Technician Class Scheudle:
|Technician Class Flyer 2:||Technician Class Announcement|
|Technician Class PDF flyer 2||Technician Class Announcement|
This is not a Cram Class. A good amount of study on your own will be required.
Golden Corral4270 East New York StreetAurora, IL 60504
If you wish, to enjoy breakfast please come early.
BARS & FRRL members are invited to come early, eat breakfast, and offer their support.
This Course is co-presented by:
FRRL - Fox River Radio League -- website: www.frrl.orgBARS - Bolingbrook Amateur Radio Society -- website: www.k9bar.org
For more information about the Technician Class or to register you can also email: ClassRegistration@frrl.org
BARS - Education Committee
|Committee Chair (TBD)||Cyndi Gillies (Acting Chair)||K9NAX|
|Committee Members||Russell Rezaian||AB9UE|
FRRL - Education Committee
|Committee Chair||Allen Nelson||KB9VO|
|Committee Members||Dan Taddei||W9STS|