The Foundation licence is a quick way to get on air for those without any previous experience in radio or electronics. The club runs training sessions for this licence quarterly subject to demand. Each session occupies a single weekend and results in successfully assessed attendees being able to apply for their licence immediately. Details of this licence can be found on the WIA web site under "Become a Radio Amateur".
The club is now able to offer a limited number of scholarships valued at up to $250 to enable young Australian citizens under 25 not in full time employment to obtain their first licence and be supplied with a radio at no cost. Benefits include a Free Course at Rose Bay, Licence Application fee, 1st year's licence paid, VHF/UHF handheld, Free 1st year membership of our society. Funding has been provided by the sale of radio equipment from the estate of the late Colin Marks, VK2LV. An email application form is available
See the calendar for planned dates. For further details, please email us at "education".
Ron Bertrand, VK2DQ, the presenter of the Gladesville Video Tape Course and a long-time Amateur Radio Instructor, runs a theory classes via his RES web site. For details of the classes and free Foundation tutorials, visit the web site.
All levels of amateur assessment can be arranged with us.
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