Extra Class License Course
Would you like to have your Extra License by
An Extra Class License Course is planned to begin
Tuesday, September 16, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM each week for 10 weeks. The tenth class will be the license exam. The classes will be held at the First United
Methodist Church at 600 Daubitz Drive in Red Oak.
Although the class is free, each student will need a
copy of the 10th edition of The ARRL Extra Class License Manual (order
number 5170) which can be purchased from the ARRL. In addition, we highly recommend purchasing
the ARRL’s Extra Q&A (3rd edition, order number 4708).
If you have questions or comments please contact
John Denson (AI6A) at 760-608-3175 (cell).
Technician Class License Course
Beginning September 23rd, for 8 Tuesdays, from 6 to 7:45 PM, a free entry level amateur radio
license class, with homework, for any interested "Waxahachie Senior Center"
members and their family and friends.
Before the class begins, each student
must acquire an American Radio Relay League (ARRL) "Ham Radio License Manual,
3rd Edition", which is available in amateur radio stores and the internet at
http://www.arrl.org/shop/Ham-Radio-License-Manual-3rd-Edition/ for $29.95
After the final class, an optional written FCC amateur radio
License Training Class Videos
license exam will be offered for $14 to qualify students for their own
amateur radio license and callsign (morse code is not a requirement). Seats
in this class may be reserved at the front desk of the "Waxahachie Senior
Center" at 122 Park Hills Drive or by calling 469-309-4280.
The Video License Series is the
work of John Denson, AI6A, a member of ECARC. John
prepared the curriculum for the Technician and General classes
that he teaches and now that same material is available for
review at any time. Links to these videos, hosted on
YouTube are can be found here.
Additional information about obtaining your license including
links to online practice tests can be found here.
ARES and SKYWARN
The Ellis County Amateur Radio
Club is pleased to announce that we have a new affiliation with
ARES and SKYWARN as well as a new Emergency Coordinator for
Ellis County. To learn
more visit our
ECARC is pleased to announce
that we are currently testing an EchoLink node on our repeaters.
The node is listed in EchoLink as KF5AGM-L. For more
information, please see our
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