WECA General Ticket Classes

 

 

The Westchester
Emergency Communications Assn.

Box 831 Sleepy Hollow,
NY 10591

914.741.6606
www.weca.org

 

 

 

Amateur General Ham Radio
Class!

WECA will be
conducting its annual preparatory class for the Amateur General exam this spring.Holders of the General license are permitted
many additional frequency privileges including access to all HF bands.The class will run for nine weeks starting Wednesday evening April 18th
from 7-9 PM at the Westchester Fire
Training Academy, 4 Dana Avenue in Valhalla.
Most classes will be on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 PM per the schedule
below.On Thursday of the 9th
week, a VE test session will be conducted at this location ($15 testing fee).Ref. www.weca.org

 

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.

 

Texts:

1.The
ARRL General Class License Manual 7th Edition

2.ARRL’s General Q&A 4th
Edition

(Includes answers and explanations for all questions.)

Both are available from ARRL
at:

http://www.arrl.org/shop/The-ARRL-General-Class-License-Manual-7th-Edition/?page=1

http://www.arrl.org/shop/ARRL-s-General-Q-and-A-4th-Edition

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 manual is also very helpful.

Syllabus & Schedule

4/18WednesdayCh 1&2Welcome,
Procedures and Practices

4/24TuesdayCh 3Rules
and Regulations

5/1TuesdayCh 4.1-4.4Electrical Principles & Basic Components

5/9WednesdayCh 4.5-4.7Active
Components, Circuits, Test equipment

5/15TuesdayCh 5.1-5.3Radio Signals and Radio Building blocks

5/22TuesdayCh 5.4-5.6Transmitter & Receiver Structure, HF Station Installation

5/29TuesdayCh 6Antennas
and Transmission Lines

6/5TuesdayCh 7Propagation

6/12TuesdayCh 8Electrical
and RF Safety, Review

6/14ThursdayVE
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 at W2UL@WECA.org.

Thank
you
,

Larrie Sutliff / W2UL

WECA Training Director

 

 

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