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Want to earn your amateur radio license? Join our free virtual "Ham Cram" session followed by an examination session in West Middlesex, PA!

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Earn your amateur radio license with this free virtual Ham Radio "Cram" session followed by an examination session in West Middlesex, PA! Join a local group of amateur radio enthusiasts who can help you pass your license exam with this all-day virtual "cram" session!

The Mercer County Amateur Radio Club (MCARC) is offering this free license exam preparation class via Zoom on December 4, 2021. Study with us and take your exam the same day at the Park Inn in West Middlesex, PA. The Ham Cram will be offered via Zoom.

The Ham Cram will be led by MCARC President and DX Engineering CEO Tim Duffy (K3LR), MCARC Director and Educator Dr. Joshua Reichard (K8KJR), and other experienced MCARC members.

Study Ahead of Time! Complete our self-paced online video-based license class to enhance your experience and readiness to pass the exam:

https://www.technicianlicense.com/

December 4, 2021

VIRTUAL HAM CRAM

8:00am

Welcome and Introductions

8:15am

Radio Signals and Waves (T3)

8:30am

Band Plans (T16), Band Privileges (T23)

8:45am

Antenna and Radio Wave Basics (T9)

9:00am

Practical Antenna Systems (T11)

9:15am

Radio Equipment Basics (T4), Transmitters and Receivers (T13)

9:30am

Feed Lines and SWR (T10)

9:45am

Licensing Terms (T22), Call Signs (T25)

10:00am

Break

10:15am

Control Operators (T26),Station Identification (T27)

10:30am

Remote and Automatic Operation (T30),Third-Party Communications (T29)

10:45am

Using Repeaters (T18)

11:00am

Making Contacts (T17)

11:15am

Communications for Public Service (T20)

11:30am

Nets (T19)

11:45am

Satellite Operating (T21)

12:00pm

Lunch

12:30pm

Interference (T28), Prohibited Transmissions (T31)

12:45pm

Electrical Safety (T32), Mechanical Safety (T36), RF Exposure (T35)

1:00pm

RF Interference (T34), Managing RF in Your Station (T33)

1:15pm

Electricity, Ohm's Law Explained (T5)

1:45pm

Power Supplies and Batteries (T15)

2:00pm

Break

2:15pm

Components and Units (T6)

2:45pm

Radio Circuits: Oscillators, amplifiers, modulators, mixers (T7)

3:00pm

Modulation (T12)

3:15pm

Digital Communications (T14)

3:30pm

Group Practice Questions

4:30pm

Break

5:30pm

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