June 7th is the start date for the next Technician class. The class will meet every week (Except probably 21 June) for 8 -10 weeks, depending on the students. No cost, but we will have books available at the Instructor’s discount price of $25 if anybody wants one. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for any further information, or to sign up for the class.
The Spring 2017 issue of Radio Waves is out. You’ll find this issue and past issues on our website at: www.arrl.org/radio-waves
You can link to this issue directly at: http://www.arrl.org/files/file/Radio%20Waves%20Newsletter/Spring%202017%20Radio%20Waves%20-%20Draft%205.pdf
In this Issue
- KID Museum Station Powers Up at Maker Faire… 1
- Amateur Radio Sparks Interest at Elementary School…2
- Making a Good Hobby Better Through Post-Licensing Enrichment… 3
- Charter School’s Young Scholars Reach Great Heights via ARISS… 4
In the Classroom
- Teaching with the Solar Eclipse …5
- Resources for Instruction …5
Instructor Corner — News, Ideas, Support
- Instructor Reporting and Recognition Program Gains Momentum…6
- A Passive Method to Learning Morse?… 6
- Brush Up on Boy Scouts Merit Badge Requirements… 6
Upcoming Events, Opportunities, and Deadlines…7
Lisa Kustosik, KA1UFZ
Education Services Administrator
ARRL–The National Association for Amateur Radio
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Tel: 860-594-0245 — Fax: 860-594-0259
Presented by Don Cochran WA0JOW at the BA Club meeting on Monday, February 1, 2016.
Antenna Tuners – February 2016 (PDF Document)
This is from the presentation given by Tony KA5TRO at the November BAARC meeting.
I found this resource in my email box this morning and thought I’d pass it on. Every Circuit: http://everycircuit.com. For students, enthusiasts, and educators. Cool resource!
Cindy Downes K5CED
The Final Courtesy: The Final Courtesy
Where’s Your Mic? Where’sYourMic
YL33 The First Female Ham Radio Operators: YL 33_ The First Female Ham Radio Operators, and their Awesome Legacy _ The Mary Sue
Submitted by Wayne KW5M
One of my new friends at the Straight Key Century Club, N8NOE, sent me a link to this resource: All About Circuits. The resource provides a series of online textbooks covering electricity and electronics. Good stuff!
Here is the presentation done by Wayne KW5M at last night’s meeting. It is in PDF format:
Wayne KW5M did an excellent presentation last night. I think everyone who attended came away with something new. I will try to post his presentation, if available, on this website later this week. Thanks Wayne for all your hard work!
During the program, he recommended two books that are MUST reading for every ham operator: