Project:Amateur Radio Training
Amateur Radio Foundation Course, Q? 2012
We ran a course in June/July 2012 and hope to run one again soon in the future. Please continue to add your name to the interested people list below if you want to take a course.
If you are interested in getting your foundation license then please add your name to the list below. There will be a limit of 10 people per course, but if there is sufficient interest then we shall do our best to run multiple courses (although not concurrently).
- Instructor: Dominic
- Practicals: tgreer & Filbert
- First Invigilator: plett
- Exam Secretary: Russ
Please note: There is a fee of £35.00 for the course, or £30.00 if you already have a copy of 'Foundation Licence - NOW!'. You must ensure your book is the latest revision, as it is updated from time to time. These costs will not be covered by the Hackspace.
To take this course and the exam, you will need the following:
- A copy of the latest edition of Foundation Licence - NOW!
- If you're enrolled on the course, this is available for a cost of £5.00 directly from the Hackspace
- A current passport, photo ID driving licence, or other legal document showing name, photo, printed name and signature
- If you're under 16, you must let us know in advance as we'll require signed documentation from a parent/guardian
- £30 exam fee (payable in advance, you'll have information on how to pay the fee in your 'course acceptance' email
- A basic, silent, non-programmable (ideally scientific) calculator
- Pens/Pencils, including a blue or black ink pen for the exam
- Something to take notes on (paper, iPad, slate, etc.)
(If it's not obvious how to contact you below, please add those details as well. IRC nick/email address preferred.)
- mstevens (course only - wants refresher)
- Russ (exam only) - between mstevens and Russ thats 1 space
- nicolaw / neech
- Anish Mohammed
- Dave Lambley
- Will Gilchrist +1
- Chris Jack
- Mat Burnham
- Mike (earthshine)
- Gavan / Underhand
- CaptainTerrible / Tim R + potential new member
- Nin Lil'izi (Will need telling to sit down, shut up and pay attention repeatedly. ps, hide the coffee an hour before arrival)
- Noonian - email noonian338 at yahoo dot co dot uk - interested in the foundation course
- John +1
- Loz / plik
- JohnA (Have booked to do foundation elsewhere, but would be interested in intermediate if available)
- Fabian A. Scherschel (fab AT sixgun DOT org)
- Rob Kam
G6VZM (aka JJ) has offered to do it, and is already registered with RSGB.
plett has also offered to help. He is a full licence holder but is not yet registered with RSGB.
2E0XEN (Filbert) has offered to help, RSGB registration in progress.
M0DLX (Dominic) has offered to help, full licence holder, RSGB registered.
Tom/Tweaker may assist in the Morse code practical!
MattP / G7SII - Not (yet) RSGB registered.