Nashua Area Radio Society’s Fall 2022 Ham Boot Camp Registration is Open!

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  1. AC1EV

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    Registration is open for the Nashua Area Radio Society’s Fall Ham Bootcamp. Ham Bootcamp will be held online using Zoom web conferencing. This will let us reach out to new Hams across the country.

    Our 2022 Fall Ham Bootcamp will be held on Saturday, November 5th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Eastern Time. The morning session will focus on Technician level activities and the afternoon session will focus on HF activities for General and above licensees. Again, this year we will have breakout sessions in the afternoon where attendees can choose between 4 different sessions.

    Are you a newly licensed Technician, or a General or Extra and have never been on the air or built a station? Are you a prospective ham but would like to learn more about Amateur Radio activities? Ham Bootcamp is the program for you.

    Here is the agenda:

    Repeaters and VHF/UHF Session Activities
    • Putting together a Station for Repeaters – How to pick an HT or Mobile Radio and an Antenna
    • Making Contacts and Joining a Repeater Net
    • Radio Programming Tutorial
    • Getting Started with Amateur Radio Satellites
    • Getting started with Fox Hunting
    HF Session Activities
    • Putting together an HF Station for SSB, CW, and Digital
    • Picking and putting up an HF Antenna, Feedlines, and Grounds
    • Operating on the HF bands using SSB Voice
    • Getting started with WSJT-X and FT8 Digital
    Breakout Session
    The final session of the day will be a breakout session where attendees will choose to attend one of the following 3 sessions:
    • Learning CW
    • Finding DX, Logging Contacts, and QSL’ing – Getting them logged/confirmed
    • An Introduction to EmComm
    • Portable Operating
    Our online Bootcamp program is available to all licensed and prospective Hams in North America. You can register for our next Ham Bootcamp session here.
     

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  2. K9EZ

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    What a GREAT idea!!
     
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  3. KQ1V

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    Will the Drill Instructor yell at me?! :D
     
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  4. K9EZ

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    May I share this?
     
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  5. AC1EV

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    Relay the signal! We will be able to handle anyone interested in attending. Since people need to register, we know in advance if we need to step up our Zoom capacity. Our biggest boot camp had around 480 people.
     
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  6. K9EZ

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    Thank you!
     
  7. KJ7OES

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    Would you be interested sharing your syllabus and related materials? Would love to put something like this on for our local radio community.
    We have a lot of both ham and GMRS people who I think would eat this information up.
     
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  8. W7DGJ

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    Thani you for this notice -- I registered, but then after click the site took me to a date earlier in 2022
     
  9. WH6LU

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    Will pass this on to Clubs And VEs
     
  10. AC1EV

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    Thanks to all who attended. We had around 100 people join in. We will do this again in the spring of 2023. Watch for more info.
     

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