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NERG Amateur Radio Classes

Regular Foundation training and assessment weekends held by the NERG

The club runs regular Foundation training and assessment weekends  these run  on Saturday and Sunday  from 8:30am to 4:00pm at the Briar Hill Community Hall, Briar Hill, Victoria.

Please register to receive details by emailing trainingnerg.asn.au  (Type it in as it will not cut and paste)

Training covers some very basic radio theory, safety, interference issues, regulations, and practical aspects of putting together an amateur radio station and making contacts.  The assessment consists of a multiple choice exam on the above subjects, and a practical assessment on setting up a two way radio and making a contact.

There is a $35 course fee. which includes


An additional $90  assessment fee per exam paper covers the written exam and  practical assessment on Sunday  (These fees go directly to the AMC to cover the cost of examination material and administration.) .

Those that don't pass the assessment or would like more time before attempting the exams or assesment are welcome to attend further NERG Foundation training days within 12 months at no extra cost.

Assessment results will not be available on the day as the AMC (Exam provider) marks the papers and sends out the results.

Places are limited.

Contact Greg Williams (0427 535 446), or email to: trainingnerg.asn.au  (Type it in as it will not cut and paste)

Detailed information on the Foundation licence can be found at the WIA web site at www.wia.org.au - click on the "Become a Radio Amateur" and then on the menu item "Foundation Licence".

Some basic experience using two-way radios or electronics can be useful, but the training assumes no previous experience.

Standard and Advanced Licence:

NERG expects to run classes over a period of several weeks for people wishing to get their Standard or Advanced Licence.  The syllabus for these  licences is  available on the WIA web site.  The NERG can run an assessment on the same days as foundation training and assessment, so please register your interest with NERG. contactnerg.asn.au  (Type it in as it will not cut and paste) 

Individual Exams:

The NERG has several  authorised assessors that can organise an exam for you.

You can register for inclusion in the next exam session by contacting us at trainingnerg.asn.au  (Type it in as it will not cut and paste)



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