Sonora Radio Communications Class
Beginners: Learn radio communications for all ages.
Advanced: Study for the Technician and General class amateur radio license.
When: Sept 1, 2018, 9 AM til Noon.
Where: 14535 Peaceful Valley Road, Sonora CA (New address)
Learn how to use all types of hand held mobile and base station radio equipment. Find out what frequencies you can use without a license and start communicating right away. This class offers guidance on starting a Neighborhood Watch program for your area.
How will you communicate with family and loved ones during a cell phone, landline or Internet outage, or any emergency? Skills for using radios are essential for all families.
Recommended radio for beginners is the BaoFeng BF-F8+ UV-5R Dual-Band Two-Way Ham Radio. We will learn the basics of how to use this very important and affordable communication device. Use this hand-held radio to access critical lifesaving information during a state of emergency such as the Rim or Butte fires, winter weather power and cell phone outages and more.
Purchase the BaoFeng radio (at the class) that has been pre-programmed with all the important frequencies that are needed for Tuolumne and Calaveras County along with Sacramento, Modesto and other nearby areas. Scan and monitor local agency’s including law enforcement, fire, Yosemite and the US Forest service. Includes a binder complete with how to use this radio in an emergency (idiot guide), how to manually program the BaoFeng radio, study materials for learning and obtaining your Amateur Radio operators license.
For more information please contact Ron Trout at (209) 586 1250
Sponsored by; TCARES – Tuolumne County Amateur Radio & Electronics Society
An Educational, Charitable, Non-Profit Corporation.
PO BOX 3555, Sonora CA, 95370