Basic Amateur Radio Licensing Course (Four Sundays Oct 20 to Nov 10, 2019)

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Portlock Park Meeting Room

145 Vesuvius Bay Road

Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 1K3

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An amateur radio license will permit communication with emergency authorities, local area networks and neighbours during a serious crisis.

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The Basic Amateur Radio Licensing Course will be held on four consecutive Sundays at:

Portlock Park Meeting Room

145 Vesuvius Bay Road, Salt Spring Island

Course dates and schedule:

1. Sunday, October 20, 2019 Registration 9:30am - 10am Course 10am - 3:30pm

2. Sunday, October 27, 2019 10am - 3:30pm

3. Sunday, November 3, 2019 10am - 3:30pm

4. Sunday, November 10, 2019 10am - 3:30pm (Includes examination)

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Who will teach the course?

The course will be conducted by the Cowichan Valley Amateur Radio Society. The instructor is Les Dawes.

Is there any charge for this course?

The course, all study materials and final examination are free of charge. The Salt Spring Amateur Radio Society (in cooperation with the Salt Spring Emergency Operations Centre) are presenting this course as a public service for the residents of Salt Spring.

Are there any ID or minimum age requirements to take the course?

There are no age restrictions or other prerequisites for candidates who wish to take the course or examinations. Candidates must provide adequate photo identification to examiners prior to the examination.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the course?

Portlock Park is readily accessible by bike, car and public transport from several directions. There is an adjacent parking lot for cars.

What should I bring to the course?

Notebook and pencil or pen. Registrants will be expected to bring their own lunch/snacks and refreshments. Pets are not allowed with the exception of a registered guide or assistance dog.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Jon Healey at: pjonhealey@gmail.com

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