Introduction to Licensed Radio Operation

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Introduction to Licensed Radio Operation

Have you ever wondered just what Amateur Radio Operators do? Have you ever considered getting a Ham Radio License but are not sure what it entails? Brenda Brown, FCC-Licensed Radio Operator Extra Class will introduce you to the world of Amateur Radio. You will learn what it means to get a license from the FCC, why to get a radio license, and how to get a radio license. If you are not yet sure whether or not to study for a radio license or if you are simply curious about ham radio in general, then this is the class for you. Some of the topics covered will be:

•Brief overview of what Amateur Radio is

•Advantages of getting a license

•Radio Transmissions including the effects of Earth and Space Weather

•Examples of Radios with Pictures
•Radio Operators Groups, Social Gatherings and Events
•Examples of Study Materials

•List of Topics that you would need to study to pass the FCC exam

•Examples of Test Questions
•Question and Answer Session at the End

Instructor: Brenda Brown, KW1YL

FCC Licensed Radio Operator Extra Class

Facilitator for Radio and Outreach at MakeHaven

Secretary/Treasurer Veterans Administration Radio Group

Net Control: Brenda’s Breakfast Net

Designated Trustee for MakeHaven’s Proposed Radio Group


Real name: 
Brenda Brown


Instructor Bio: 

 FCC Licensed Radio Operator Extra Class,  ARRL and W5YI Volunteer Examiner, Retired Social Security Adjudicator and Mentor, Certified Teacher

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