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Basic Amateur Radio Licensing Course

November 14 & 15, 2020

Saturday 9 – 5pm,  Sunday 1pm – 3pm

If you have made payment, you are in the course.

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The course will be held in the Mt. Cheam Lions Club building at the corner of Spadina Ave and Corbould St, next to Evergreen Hall.

Location: Map 45580 Spadina Ave, Chilliwack  

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FOR THE BASIC COURSE, you will need to select three (3) available call signs for your Radio licence application in case one becomes unavailable before your application is processed.

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  • Learn how to use Ham Radio when going 4×4 off-road to track your friends & send/receive messages using APRS, GPS Radio Gear.
  • Operate D-Star using VE7RCK D-Star Repeater explore the world using a Handheld radio.
  • Work the CHWK Club HF Station to talk to Hams all over the world

There are no prerequisites other than a desire to study and work hard for a one weekend. You will study for your Basic Certification, you need 70 percent to pass the basic and 80 percent or higher to earn a Basic plus Honors to operate on the HF Bands. Course components on the Saturday class reviews the study guide and take small tests after each chapter. The entire study guide is reviewed by the end of the day Saturday. The students go home and study the guide over night and Sunday morning, returning by 1:00 pm to take the written multiple choice exam.  Your exam will be marked immediately after you write the test, with the results given to you on the spot.  If you passed you will fill out an application form and select 3-call signs in order of your most desired to least.Industry Canada publishes a number of highly relevant publications such as the examination question bank, and a number of important regulations.  Click here to view them.

October Course 2013


  • $95.00 for an individual
  • $55.00 Cadet or Youth Club members
  • $45.00 Youth under 10 years of age
  • $20 for an extra printed study guide
  • No refunds if the course is not taken, ($75.00 Credit towards a future course if you are unable to attend)

Tuition Includes:

  • 1-Year membership to the Chilliwack Amateur Radio Club
  • 1-Year eTCA RAC membership to Radio Amateurs Canada
  • Examination fees included for the Basic Test, and 2 REWRITES if required within 6 months of class
  • Free mobile antenna and radio equipment testing by a qualified member
  • Instructors:  Paul VA7LLB,  Austin VE7QH,  Glenn VE7MXT,  Jeff VE7GIE
  • Examiner: Dave VE7DCF
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Advancing the art of Amateur Radio communications