Fuse33 Makerspace
A shared workshop that transcends the conventional notion of a makerspace

Prepare for the Amateur Radio Operator’s Certificate exam in this comprehensive and interactive course. Designed for beginners, this class covers the fundamental principles of amateur radio, including radio theory, operating practices, and regulations.

You’ll learn about different types of equipment, how to set up and operate your own radio station, and essential communication protocols. With a mix of theoretical lessons and practical exercises, you’ll gain the knowledge and confidence needed to pass the certification exam. By the end of the course, you’ll be ready to join the vibrant community of amateur radio enthusiasts.

Included is a personal copy of the exam study guide.

Upon completing the class you may take your exam with us at no additional cost.

In Intensive Amateur Radio Operators Qualification you will learn:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of amateur radio communication.
  • Identify and explain the purpose of key components in a basic amateur radio station setup.
  • Operate a radio transceiver effectively, including tuning to different frequencies and adjusting power levels.
  • Understand and follow proper radio etiquette and procedures.
  • Interpret and use common amateur radio codes and abbreviations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make a clear and concise radio transmission.
  • Identify and describe different types of amateur radio antennas and their uses.
  • Explain basic safety practices and precautions when operating an amateur radio station.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic radio propagation principles and how they affect communication.
  • Explain the importance of licensing and regulatory requirements for amateur radio operators.

Tools Required: All tools are provided.
Materials Required: All materials are provided.
Take Home: You will take home your beautiful creation.

Intensive Amateur Radio Operators Qualification

Skill Level: Entry Level Class (No prerequisite required)
Target audience: 18+
Session Length: 15 hours over 5 days
Cost per Person: $330

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