First Online General Class Starting 10/5

From the Desk of Dan KB6NU
CW Geek, Ham Radio Instructor
Author of the “No Nonsense” amateur radio license study guides
Read Dan’s ham radio blog at http://www.kb6nu.com

Dan, KB6NU is holding his FIRST online General amateur radio license class beginning Monday, October 5, 2020.

The class will consist of eight, two-hour sessions starting at 9 pm EDT (6pm PDT) and running until 11 pm EDT (8pm PDT).

The cost is $25 for adults. High school and college students can attend for free. Dan will be using his  No-Nonsense General-Class License Study Guide (for tests given between July 2019 and June 2023). It’s available as an ebook, paperback book, or audiobook.

Get all the details and sign up over at Dan’s Web site here.

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FCC Grants ARRL Request for Emergencies, Hurricanes

The FCC has granted ARRL’s request for a temporary waiver to permit amateur data transmissions at a higher symbol rate than currently permitted by section 97.307(f) of the FCC Amateur Service rules. The FCC acted to facilitate hurricane and wildfire relief communications within the US and its territories.

Read the full story here.
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Route 66 On the Air Special Event

I’m behind the 8 ball on this HF event, Managed to work W6K the other day on 20 meter CW. For those who may be interested in the 2020 Route 66 event runs through September 20th.

From the ARRL : The Citrus Belt Amateur Radio Club of San Bernardino, California (W6JBT), will host the 20th annual Route 66 On the Air Special Event, September 7 – 15. The yearly event commemorates the 1926 construction of the famous Route 66, the country’s first major improved highway linking the US heartland with the west coast.

Read the full ARRL article here.

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