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Ham Basics - 19 Nov

posted Nov 12, 2011, 11:57 AM by Charles Boling
The Brush Prairie Repeater Association and CCARC again bring us the annual Ham Basics Conference.
Time: November 19, 2011 9:00-13:30
Place: Vanc. W. Stk Ctr. at 9729 NE 50th Ave.; Vancouver, WA 98665

No registration required, free to all.  Drop in for all or part!

Class Topics:
  • Antenna theory
  • Basic test equipment
  • Contesting & Portable operation
  • DC Electricity
  • Emergency communication/ARES
  • First Station
  • GPS and Ham Radio
  • Handheld radio setup
  • HF Radio Demo
  • HSMM-MESH radio     
  • Logging your contacts
  • Mobile installations
  • Portable power
  • Propagation
  • Public Service
  • Simple antennas
  • Station grounding
  • What is ham radio?
  • YL and Radio
Schedule:
  • 09:00-09:20  General session
  • 09:25-10:20  Handheld, Logging, DC electricity, GPS, and mobile installations
  • 10:25-11:20  Ham radio intro, propagation, portable power, public service, simple antennas
  • 11:25-12:20  First station, test equipment, emergency communication, grounding
  • 12:35-13:30  YL & radio, contesting/portable operation, HSMM-Mesh radio, antenna theory
(Classes are subject to change.)


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