Register Now for ARECC Emcomm Level 1 Class 11/21 and 12/05

October 19, 2009

ARECC Emcomm Level 1 Class, “Basic Emcomm”, or “Introduction to Amateur Radio Emergency Communications” satisfies one of the training objectives for ACS Senior Radio Operator (S-RADO); Objective 309 Understand theory and practice of basic radio emergency communication procedures.

The class will be held over 2 sessions, Saturday November 21 and Saturday December 5 at SSCC Olympic Hall. Classes will run from 8:30am to approximately 5pm both days. 100% attendance is required in both sessions in order to complete the class. Students will be asked to bring a lunch and snacks with them – there will be “working lunches”.

In addition to the classroom learning, students will be required to complete a number of activities outside the classroom. These activities will be provided  by the instructor approximately 2 weeks prior to the first class session – half the exercises must be completed prior to the first session, and the remaining prior to the second session. It should take no more than 10 hours total to complete the activities.

The cost for the class is $50 for ARRL members and $85 for non-ARRL members and includes the class and exam fees. Bring checks or money orders on November 21st; payable to “Brian Daly”. The exam will be given on the second day of the class.

The class text is required and may be purchased from the ARRL directly – preferably order early to have a copy while doing the pre-classroom exercises. The cost for the book is $19.95. The book may be ordered from http://www.arrl.org/catalog/?item=8462-R#top.

To register, send an email to Brian WB7OML at: wb7oml@arrl.net. Please include your name, call sign, ARES group affiliation, mailing address, phone number, email address.

Registrations will be taken on a first come basis and in the case of full registration preference will be given to ACS and MST members.

Submitted by Chris Yody KE7JBF c.yody@comcast.net

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