Akademisk Radioklubb

LA1K / LA1ARK / LA1UKA

Category: License course

License course fall 2017

This years amateur radio license course will start 18:00 Wednesday 06.09.2017 at VE20 Gløshaugen.

An amateur radio license is required in order to participate in the amateur radio hobby. As an amateur radio operator you can learn more about radio communication, build electric circuits that allow you to communicate with people all over the world, and much more. Feel free to show up to the first lecture if you would like a more indepth description of what amateur radio is, and why it is fun.

The course is open to anyone, and will consist of four lectures followed by an exam. Each lecture is approximately two hours long. The lectures are held in VE20 at Gløshaugen. For directions please see this mazemap link.

The lecture plan is:

Date Topics
Wednesday 06.09.17 18:15 to 20:00 Introduction to amateur radio, practical prefixes and units, Ohms law, Passive components, Direct Current
Wednesday 13.09.17 18:15 to 20:00: Alternating current, Active components, Receiver/radio architecture, Modulation
Wednesday 20.09.17 18:15 to 20:00: Antennas and cables, Wave propagation, Digital Communication
Wednesday 27.09.17 18:15 to 20:00 Left over topics, walkthrough of example exam

The course will be held in English or Norwegian, depending on the attendees. The exam will be held Tuesday 03.10.17 at 18.00 in VE20, get in touch with me over email to sign up.

The curriculum for the course is “Veien til internasjonal amatørradiolisens” which can be purchased here. While the book is in Norwegian it is possible to follow the course and take the exam in English.

The course is free, but if you pass the exam there is a license fee of 2000 NOK to the national communications authority (NKOM).

New hams

After the test last Wednesday there are 11 new amateur radio operators. We are proud to announce:

Martin Hergot Festøy: LB7AH
Ken Are Meisler: LB7CH
Ole Christian Tvedt: LB7DH
Håkon Eide: LB7EH
Haavard Knibe Fiskaa: LB7FH
Anders Liland: LB7GH
Anders Selfjord Eriksen: LB7HH
Dennis Skulbru Eriksen:  LB7IH
Einar Uvsløkk: LB7JH
Svein Ove Undal: LB7KH
Ragni Helene Halvorsen:  LB7RH

You will recieve a letter from NKOM with the final details.

Congratulations, we look forward to hearing you on the air.

January Update

The semester is off the grounds, and we’ve got some news!

Projects

In January, Julian (LB5QG) started a project of building a 40M radio-kit he bought off the internet. Despite some technical difficulties in the beginning of the project, it has been coming along nicely and is almost working as a fully functional radio right now.

Continue reading

Lisenskurs

Akademisk Radioklubb are having a course in amateur-radio. The goal of the course is to undertake an exam, and if passed – recieve a callsign. The course starts Wednesday 08. of February, and will continue 4 or 5 evenings during February/March. There is no fee to the course, except a one-time fee for the license itself. We encourage everyone to participate in the course.

The course is held at Gløshaugen, classroom B22 from 6 to 8pm.
http://s.mazemap.com/2kkS5x9

The final summary and exam will be in week 10, further details will come soon.