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Amateur (Ham) Radio for 9-12 Year Olds
Blake McCabe, NY Certified Educator
This class will introduce the history and use of the hobby Amateur Radio from a licensed Amateur Radio Operator.
This class will introduce students to the hobby of Amateur Radio, affectionately called Ham Radio. The course will be a one time class that talks about the history of the hobby, its use in emergency situations, how it has changed, what is required to become a licensed Amateur Radio operator, and even how it lets regular people talk to Astronauts. This class will include discussion of US history, Morse Code, the FCC, and some of the science and technology behind Amateur Radio Operating. I will...
Students will become familiar with Amateur Radio, the rules for becoming an operator, its history and uses.
I hold a General Class License in Amateur Radio. My license includes the 13wpm Morse Code. I am also SkyWarn Spotter trained, have served on the board of the Binghamton Amateur Radio Association, and have been a volunteer emergency services radio coordinator for the Empire State Games. I am also the Educational Coordinator of a Sunday School, and Instructor of Record at Binghamton University, and hold a Master's in Linguistic Anthropology. My licensing information can be found via the Federal Communication Commission's website by my call sign KC2GQX. https://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSearch/searchLicense.jsp
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1-10 learners per class