A special class announcement from our Section Emergency Coordinator (SEC), David Galletly, KM2O
A classroom section of Introduction to Emergency Communication (EC-001) will be given on the weekend of October 22-23 at the Museum of Innovation and Science, 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady. The course will run 9 am to 5 pm. This will be a single weekend course. An exam will be given on the second day following completion of the course. The exam fee is $15. We will be using the ARRL Introduction to Emergency Communications Course workbook available from arrl.org or discounted from the instructor at the first session. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to enroll. Space is limited.
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David Galletly, KM2O
Section Emergency Coordinator
Eastern New York Section
Introduction to Emergency Communication (EC-001)
Description: This course is designed to provide basic knowledge and tools for any emergency communications volunteer. The course has 6 sections with 29 lesson topics. It includes required student activities, a 35-question final assessment and is expected to take approximately 45 hours to complete over a 9-week period. You will have access to the course platform at any time of day during this 9-week period so you may work according to your own schedule. You must pace yourself to be sure you complete all the required material in the allotted time.
Prerequisites: Before you begin the course you should have completed the following prerequisites. These courses provide a foundation for the content of this course. These are free mini-courses you can take online at the FEMA Emergency Management Institute.
- ICS-100 (IS-100.b): Introduction to the Incident Command System
- IS -700: National Incident Management System
Please note: When you enroll for this course you will be asked to provide your date of completion of these courses.