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North Shore Amateur Radio Club (NSARC) Basic Radio Operator Course + Basic Licensing Exam - Sat, Apr 27 2019
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PRE-REGISTRATION MAY BE REQUIRED. Please review the event details carefully, and if registration is required and you'd like to join us, you must sign up at the bottom of this page. Non-member guests must contact the leader (see Notes below) to register. If payment is required for this event, you will be expected to send your payment to the Event Leader - payable to the Alpine Club of Canada, Vancouver Section.
|Event Location:||North Shore Emergency Management (NSEM) East Door, 147 East 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC, V7L 2N4.|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Apr 27 2019
|Registration Cut Off:
Thu, Apr 25 2019 12:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||Course: Four Saturdays 27-Apr-2019 to 18-May-2019, 9.15am to 5.00pm, Exam:25-May-2019, 9.15 am.|
|Difficulty Rating:||D1: Easy|
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|Member Cost:||$130.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)|
Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome
Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
|Number Registered So Far:||
3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|The North Shore Amateur Radio Club (NSARC) is
offering a basic amateur radio operator course
applicable to VHF radio operation in the BC backcountry.
Course booking and payment is to be made directly to
NSARC by any interested ACC Vancouver participants.
Discounts are available for full-time students and
emergency responders. See the NSARC course webpage
for full details.
What: The Basic course will provide the candidate with
the requisite knowledge to pass the Basic Licensing
exam as prescribed by Innovation, Science and
Economic Development (ISED) Canada. The course
includes a study guide which has brief theory,
procedures and regulations. We are trying a new format
for 2019; Four lessons will be presented over four
Saturdays. Lessons cover electrical theory, operating
procedures and radio regulations. The last session each
day will be an “Afternoon Practicum” offering informal,
practical, sessions with hands-on demonstrations and
discussions. On the fifth Saturday, we will provide
examiners to administer the exam and handle your
Cost: Cost of course is $130, cash or cheque ONLY,
payable beforehand or at registration on the first day.
Advanced payment by Interac may be available. Some
discounts are available for Emergency Responders,
NSEMO volunteers and students.
Included are PowerPoint lesson slides, textbook, Club
membership, coffee and snacks.
Where: North Shore Emergency Management (NSEM)
East Door, 147 East 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC,
When: Four Saturdays 27-Apr-2019 to 18-May-2019,
9.15am to 5.00pm.
ISED Exam: 25-May-2019, 9.15 am.
Registration: Walk-In registration welcome, but pre-
registration is recommended to ensure a seat as class
size is limited. For registration, please contact
For More Information: Please contact
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
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|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Parking: The City of North Vancouver enforces strict rules
about street parking; time limits are posted. These vary
from 1 to 2 hours. Side street parking can be found about 2-
3 blocks away in most directions with unlimited parking
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.|
|Cost & Payment:|
|Cost Includes:||Cost of course is $130, cash or cheque ONLY, payable
beforehand or at registration on the first day to NSARC
directly. Advanced payment by Interac may be available.
Some discounts are available for Emergency
Responders, NSEMO volunteers and students.|
|Make a Payment:||Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the ACC VA. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.|
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!