Foundation licence - online 3rd August

Foundation

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The Foundation Licence syllabus is thorough covering the essential basics of electronics, radio communications, several safety aspects, and the regulations. Candidates undergo a practical test on the band plans, regulations, symbols, antennas, then a hands-on ability with a typical radio station, engaging in its set up, testing or power and SWR, on-air use preparation, calling CQ and making contacts.

Foundation licence information

Cost: $50.00
Course numbers are limited due to the mode of delivery.
Starting date: Monday 3rd August at 7PM
Duration: 3 nights – followed by the theory and practical assessment on 22nd August
Instructor : Peter Cossins VK3BFG.

Requirements
Participants will be required to have a PC with camera and microphone, a reliable internet connection and updated browser.
Pre-reading is ‘Your Entry into Amateur Radio’ by Ron Bertrand VK2DQ and Phil Wait VK2DKN (available on our webshop)

Delivery platform will Cisco Webex originating from Peter’s Hamshack/Workshop.

Assessment
Is conducted on line under the guidelines from the Australian Maritime College.
The AMC charges $90.00 for the assessment and $45.00 for callsign allocation. All fees and charges are shown at https://www.amc.edu.au/industry/amateur-radio

Foundation licence information

Amateur Radio Victoria also conducts exams in Central Victoria for all levels of licences, to arrange an exam please contact Ross Pittard VK3CE at vk3ce@amateurradio.com.au

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