License Class Materials

 

Handouts


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Additional Resources

LPARC Resources
Feb 29, 2008 - W6ZZZ

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Loma Prieta Amateur Radio Club (LPARC)
Serving the Los Gatos Mountains community with emphasis on emergency preparedness
and response (www.lparc.org)

Local Repeaters
AB6VS Repeater (LPARC) - 440.550 MHz+, PL 94.8 Hz (West of Loma Prieta)
AE6KE Repeater (ARES) - 146.835 MHz-, PL 94.8 Hz (Adams Road)
W6WLS Repeater - 147.180 MHz+, PL 94.8 Hz (Empire Grade Road)

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Steps 1-4 will get you a ham radio license,
5-6 will get you on-the-air,
7-8 are for your reference.


1. Becoming a Ham
www.hello-radio.org/becomeaham.html
www.qrz.com/i/ham-radio-howto.html

2. Books
ARRL Ham Radio License Manual - www.arrl.org/catalog/?item=9639
Ham Radio for Dummies - www.arrl.org/catalog/9392/

3. Exam Practice
www.radioexam.org
www.qrz.com/p/testing.pl

4. Exam Schedules and Locations
Cupertino - www.pdarrl.org/vec/vecscv (AD6ZH@arrl.net)
Sunnyvale - www.amateur-radio.org (408-255-9000)

5. Local store for ham radios, magazines and books - Ham Radio Outlet
www.hamradio.com 800-854-6046 408-736-9496
510 Lawrence Expressway #102, Sunnyvale CA 94085

6. New User Tips for VHF-UHF Operation
www.accesscom.com/~dave6592/usertips.html

7. Santa Cruz County ARES and CERT
Amateur Radio Emergency Service - ares.santa-cruz.ca.us
Community Emergency Response Team - www.santacruzcountycert.org
Loma Prieta Amateur Radio Club - www.lparc.org

8. W6ZZZ's Ham Radio Page
www.accesscom.com/~ziegler/ham.html
 
9. Online exam resource
 http://copaseticflow.blogspot.com/