Radio Skills Course
To prepare VECTOR members for service. Next step between Basic Certification and Operator School.
Format: 4 weekly workshops with weekly nets
Build both theoretical knowledge and experience to operate comfortably on-air. Natural next step after radio certificate and still good for refreshing skills.
|1||01/17||Operating Simplex||Andrew VA7YAA|
|1||Operating on Repeaters||Andrew VA7YAA|
|1||01/19||Instructional Net||Darryl VA7DPO|
|2||01/24||Using Directed Nets||Andrew VA7YAA|
|2||Radiograms: Effective Messaging||Darryl VA7DPO|
|2||01/26||Instructional Net||Darryl VA7DPO|
|3||01/31||Packet Radio Overview||Andrew VA7YAA|
|3||Digital Voice Overview||Open|
|3||About VECTOR G&G Kits||Richard VE7PNP|
|3||02/02||Instructional Net||Darryl VA7DPO|
|4||02/07||HF and CW||Open|
|4||About VECTOR||Jesse VE7DET|
|4||How to Buy the Right Radio(s) for You||Open|
- one night each week for 4 weeks
- weekly evening nets - for 4 weeks
- pattern often spans 5 weeks overall to allow us to loan radios to members for the 4 practice nets
Expect fun homework getting on the air with classmates to practice simplex and repeater operation as well as the formal practice nets. Each practice net gives you room to stretch your radio skills.
|Classes||Andrew Walker VA7YAA|
|Nets||Darryl Pogue VA7DPO|