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Advanced Amateur Radio Class

  • 14 Jan 2019
  • 06 May 2019
  • 16 sessions
  • 14 Jan 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • 21 Jan 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • 28 Jan 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • 04 Feb 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • 11 Feb 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • 25 Feb 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • 04 Mar 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • 11 Mar 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • 18 Mar 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • 25 Mar 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • 01 Apr 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • 08 Apr 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • 15 Apr 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • 22 Apr 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • 29 Apr 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • 06 May 2019, 6:45 PM 9:00 PM
  • RockPointe Church, 12 Bowridge Drive NW

Registration


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Advanced Amateur Ham Radio Course is scheduled to start January 14, 2019.

Monday evenings at 6:45 PM

We have received sufficient interest in this course and it will proceed as scheduled.  Thank you for registering in advance for this course.  There is still room for additional participants so please register and join the class.

Dates:  

1.   14 Jan 2019, 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM – Basics

2.   21 Jan 2019, 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM – Semiconductors

3.   28 Jan 2019, 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM – Power Supplies

4.   04 Feb 2019, 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM – Amplifiers

5.   11 Feb 2019, 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM – Basic Digital Techniques

6.   25 Feb 2019, 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM – Digital Transmission Techniques

7.   04 Mar 2019, 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM – Oscillators

8.   11 Mar 2019, 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM – Receivers

9.   18 Mar 2019, 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM – Transmitters

10.   25 Mar 2019, 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM – Test Equipment

11.   01 Apr 2019, 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM – Digital Implementations

12.   08 Apr 2019, 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM – Networks, Repeaters, Remote Stations

13.   15 Apr 2019, 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM – Digital Signal Processing

14.   22 Apr 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM – Transmission Lines

15.   29 Apr 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM – Antennas

16.   06 May 2019, 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM – Exam

 


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Note:

Advanced Amateur Radio Study Guide Must be purchased in Advance for the course.

The Advanced Study Guides are available from:

  Radio World Central  403-239-1400.

Or

  Direct from Coax Publications  905-898-4875

Passing the Advanced Qualification Exam (70% pass mark) allows you to use full legal power, build your own transmitting equipment and set up repeater systems as well as full access to the HF bands.  More about amateur radio qualifications and privileges can be found on the ISED Amateur Radio Centre web site at    http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/025.nsf/eng/home


Start Date: Starting January 14, 2019.


Time: 6:45   PM – 9:00 PM


Duration: Monday evenings for 16 weeks (16 evenings total not including Stat Holidays if required).


Place:    RockPointe Church –   BowRidge 12 BowRidge Drive Northwest, Calgary, AB          Fire Side Room  


Exam: Advanced Qualification exam included, taken on the last evening


Cost: Regular tuition is $65.00. (Course fee only)


Note: Tuition includes photocopied course materials ($15.00 value),and Advanced Qualification test by accredited examiner (would cost $20 if test taken at Industry Canada).


The test is 50 multiple choice questions covering Radio electronics and setup of Amateur Station and Repeaters, Operating Modes, Antennas, Operating practices, and theory.

  The pass mark is 70% for Advanced Qualification. There is a "Practice Exam Generator" software program that can be accessed from the ISED web site athttp://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/025.nsf/eng/h_00040.html

  This will give you an idea of what to expect.


The Advanced qualification is a technical upgrade with a deeper look at radio, electronics and advanced amateur modes.  The class will involve demos and hands-on where possible. A collaborative model is followed with expert peer presentations. Student participation is expected both in questions and lessons.  Good attendance and reading/study between classes are needed to be successful. If you do not complete the course, your course fee covers you for any future CARA Advanced course.





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