Amateur Radio Technician (Element 2)
License Preparation and Refresher Course
Sponsored by: Ipswich Emergency Management.
Dates: Five Tuesdays, November 5 / December 3
Times: 18:30 – 20:30 (6:30 – 8:30 PM). Help will be available a half hour before and after each session.
Location: Ipswich Town Hall, Downstairs Training Room / EOC.
25 Green Street
Ipswich, MA. 01938
Course Fee: Free
Prerequisites: No pre-study is required but we recommend you skim through the material. Morse Code is no longer required for any Amateur Radio license.
Required Class Textbook: Gordon West’s 2018-2022 Technician Class Book (see below)
Exam sessions: Offered at CAARA, Dec 8th or at NSRA, Dec 28th. Exam costs: $15. More information on request.
Contact: Gardi Winchester II, KA1BTK
Phone: (978) 290-1720
Additional Information: IEM recommends that its members are licensed Amateur Radio Operators. This course is intended to help prepare students to pass the Technician level (Element 2) exam to qualify for the license, and as a refresher course for currently licensed operators; to explore the concepts and privileges of the license grade.
The course will follow the Gordon West 2018-2022 Technician Class study manual available through the W5YI Group website: https://www.w5yi.org/catalog_
The course will be run as a combination “study group” with instruction by an experienced instructor. Some homework; reading and studying may be necessary to get the best results from this course. Printed handouts, presentations, and study materials will be provided.