Foundation licence - online August


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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: $60.00
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.

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.

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

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


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