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This coming weekend is our annual Field Day event. I hope your club is planning on partiipating in what is typically a pretty fun event. Lots of contacts, good food and comradrie.
If you have not done a Field Day before I encourage you to check out your local clubs event or one of the many events that will be going on around you.
Event locations can be found at this link: http://www.arrl.org/field-day-locator
While here, check out some of the information on the site relating to club activities and ARES training and events. Watch for more updated information coming soom.
Sign up now to attend the ARRL EC-001 class to be held at the Williamson County Jester Annex in Round Rock TX.
1801 E Old Settlers Blvd,
Round Rock, TX 78664
The class is 24 hours total, begins Monday, November 14, and will run through December 12.
11/14/16 Monday 6:30PM 9:30PM (3 Hours)
11/21/16 Monday 6:30PM 9:30PM (3 Hours)
11/28/16 Monday 6:30PM 9:30PM (3 Hours)
12/03/16 Saturday 10:00AM 3:00PM (5 Hours)
12/05/16 Monday 6:30PM 9:30PM (3 Hours)
12/10/16 Saturday 10:00AM 3:00PM (5 Hours)
12/12/16 Monday 6:30PM 9:30PM (3 Hours)
We will work 5 3-hour Monday evenings with a couple 5-hour Saturdays to complete this class before the holidays kick in.
If all participants agree each day, we may extend that session to finish the course sooner.
Your instructors will be Jim Kinter K5KTF, who for the 2015 EC-001 class had 100% passing, and Mark Esslinger W5MAE, Travis County ARES EC.
You must have completed the IS-100 and IS-700 FEMA courses:
Order your books in advance, as we will not have any available at the class:
Don't forget to Amazon Smile for Williamson County (Texas) ARES!
The cost of the book is $24.95 online, and a $15.00 exam fee due at the exam session.
Exams will be administered at the end of the final day.
For ARES members working on their STX ARES Task book, this will earn credit for the EC-001 item.
Feel free to forward to fellow Hams and clubs that might be interested.
Be sure to include your Name and Callsign with any correspondence.