Amateur Radio Basic License Course
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
Our next Basic License course will be planned for the fall of 2019.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with Subject “Basic License Course – Wait List”. Please include your full name, email and phone number.
Other clubs in the area that offer courses:
- Vancouver – VECTOR Radio
- North Shore Amateur Radio Club
- Delta Amateur Radio Club
- Surrey Amateur Radio Club
- Richmond Amateur Radio Club
Location: Coquitlam Amateur Radio Club
Dates: Fall 2019 (4 Saturdays)
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm (lunch included)
Registration: The class size will be limited to the first 12 registrants.
The basic course will take place on 4 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): http://apc-cap.ic.gc.ca/pls/apc_anon/apeg_practice.practice_form
The course consists of:
- Rules and regulations
- Operating procedures
- Station assembly, practice and safety
- Basic electronic theory
- Feed lines and antennae
- Radio wave propagation
- Interference and suppression
The final exam consists of 100 questions with a pass mark of 70%. This will qualify the student for VHF and UHF privileges and a call sign. Those who achieve a pass mark of 80% or better qualifies them for the HF band privileges. Students are encouraged to download the exam generator from the ISED Canada web site http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/025.nsf/eng/h_00040.html to assist the learning process.