RAE

 

RAE  January to May 2018 - West Rand Amateur Radio Club

Organiser: Stephan Reynolds ZS6SJR,  zs6sjr@gmail.com
Venue: WRARC, Kroton Street South Beyond cul-de-sac, Weltevreden Park
Time: 6:00pm for 6:30 pm start.

Practical Classes: Saturdays from 09:00 – 13:00

 

23-Jan-18 Tuesday 1 Chapter 1 Overview of Amateur Radio
30-Jan-18 Tuesday 2 Chapters 2, 32 Operating Procedures, Safety Considerations
06-Feb-18 Tuesday 3 Chapters 3, 4, 5 Basic Electrical Concepts, Resistance & Ohms Law, The Resistor & Potentiometer
13-Feb-18 Tuesday 4 Chapters 6,7, 8 Direct Current Circuits, Power in DC Circuits, Alternating Current
17-Feb-18 Saturday 5 Practical Practical radio work.  Prep for HF Assessment – ALL
20-Feb-18 Tuesday 6 Chapters 9, 10 Capacitance & the Capacitor, Inductance & the Inductor
27-Feb-18 Tuesday 7 Chapters 15, 17, 18 Semiconductors & the Diode, Bipolar Junction Transistor, Transistor Amplifier
06-Mar-18 Tuesday 8 Chapters 14, 16  The Transformer, The Power Supply
13-Mar-18 Tuesday  9 Chapters 11, 19 Tuned Circuits, The Oscillator 
17-Mar-18 Saturday 10 Practical Practical radio work.  Prep for HF Assessment – ALL
20-Mar-18 Tuesday 11 Chapters 12, 13 Decibel Notation – Filters
27-Mar-18 Tuesday 12 Chapters 20, 21 Frequency Translation – Modulation Methods
03-Apr-18 Tuesday 13 Chapters 23, 24 Receiver Fundamentals – The Superheterodyne Receiver
10-Apr-18 Tuesday 14 Chapters 22, 25 The Transmitter – Transceivers & Transverters
14-Apr-18 Saturday 15 Practical  Practical radio work.  Prep for HF Assessment – ALL
17-Apr-18 Tuesday 16 Chapters 26,27 Antennas – Propagation
24-Apr-18 Tuesday 17 Chapters 29 Measurements
28-Apr-18 Saturday 18 HF Assessment ICASA requirement
01-May-18 Tuesday 19 Chapters 30, 31 Digital Systems and Digital Communication modes
08-May-18 Tuesday 20 Chapters 28 Electromagnetic Compatibility
12-May-18 Saturday 21 Mock Exam Revision -  Exam Preparation
19-May-18 Saturday 22 Exam / WRARC RAE ICASA Exam
Saturday 23 Antenna Building Day ZS6WR Club House

 

Cost: 

SARL and ICASA Fees                     R500.00 / R400.00 Payable to the SARL (R400 if under 25 years)

WRARC membership                       R80.00 Payable to WRARC

Tuition fees                                        R150.00 Payable to WRARC

VHF Ground plane antennae      R175.00  Payable to WRARC  (optional)

HF Inverted “V” for 40 meters     R225.00  Payable to WRARC (optional)

Dipole dual bander                         R225.00 Payable to WRARC (optional)

Bazooka HF antenna                    R380.00  Payable to WRARC (optional)