The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is making a new EmComm course available for online study. You can find more info below.
Introduction to Emergency Communication (#EC-001)
Revised in 2011, this is an update of the former Level 1 course. It is designed to provide basic knowledge and tools for hams who want to serve as a Public Service volunteer. It provides an opportunity for non-hams who rely on communications in emergency situations to learn about Amateur Radio and its unique role in emergencies.
The course is offered online using the Moodle learning platform. The Introduction to Emergency Communication course has six sections with 29 lesson topics and a 35 question final assessment. Participants should plan on completing the course in approximately 45 hours over a nine week period. This is a mentored course, in which you may work according to your own schedule. Cost is $50 for ARRL members and $85 for non-members.
For start dates, registration deadlines and more visit www.arrl.org/online-course-catalog
Now Accepting Enrollments for March and April Sessions. Register Today!
The Introduction to Emergency Communication Course Book — 4th Edition
An introductory course designed for Amateur Radio volunteers who want to serve as part of an ARES® response team. Please note: this book is the course transcript for the Introduction to Emergency Communication course (EC-001) and is an optional resource.
Special Offer! Only $19.95 (retail $24.95) — Order Now
Enter Coupon Code ARES prior to checkout • Valid through Friday, March 29, 2013
Cannot be combined with other Coupon Code offers and is not applicable towards course enrollment.
Book and courses are separate transactions. Book is purchased through the e-store at www.arrl.org/shop.
WARC is pleased to welcome two new general class operators today. Nelson Goewey and Bob Russo passed their tests and earned their general class privileges at a WARC VE test session on March 13, 2013. The session was presided over by Ted Szypulski, George Parson, Jay Ballard, and Rod Lane. Congratulations Nelson and Bob!
SARA Flea Market
Start Date: 04/07/2013
End Date: 04/07/2013
Location: Southington High School
720 Pleasant Street
Southington, CT 06489
Sponsor: Southington Amateur Radio Association
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 147.345 (PL 77)
Public Contact: Norm Fusaro , W3IZ
586 King Street Bristol, CT 06010
On March 13th at 5:30 pm WARC will hold a test session for folks looking to obtain their FCC Radio Amateur license, or to upgrade their existing license to a higher class.
Please contact Ted Szypulski before March 8th at 5 pm with your name and the class of license for which you’d like to test. We have most test materials already in stock, but we’d like to be prepared for the session with an accurate count. If you have any questions, please e-mail me.
Once we have the complete list of applicants, Ted will e-mail you with information about what you’ll need to bring with you to the session.
Ted’s contact info: email@example.com