Advanced License Course

Registration is now closed for the Fall 2019 session.


Location:                Coquitlam Amateur Radio Club

Dates:                     6 Saturdays:  October 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.   Exam on November 30

Time:                        9:00am to 4:00pm (lunch included)

Class size:               8

Cost:                         $150

This course is for Amateur Radio operators Having Basic Qualifications, who wish to increase their knowledge, skills and capabilities

To register, send an email to with Subject “Advanced License Course Registration Fall 2019″. Please include your full name, email and phone number. Once we receive your email, we will send an invoice with instructions to pay by PayPal. We will email you confirming your registration, once payment is received.

The Advanced course will take place on 6 Saturdays and will consist of presentations, demonstrations, practice questions with the final examination on the last session. The focus will be on question bank provided by Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Canada (previously known as Industry Canada):

The course consists of an “under the hood” study of:

  • Electronic components
  • Power suppliers
  • Amplifiers
  • Digital techniques
  • Oscillators, Receivers and Transmitters
  • Test gear
  • Antennae and transmission line
  • Repeaters
  • Building your own gear

Lots of demos, presentations and practice questions

The final exam consists of 50 questions with a pass mark of 70%. Students are encouraged to download the exam generator from the ISED Canada web site

The Advanced Qualification added to your Basic Qualification will allow you to build and operate your own transmitting equipment, sponsor a club station, run higher power and operate your own repeater station.