AHARS regularly holds Foundation courses and upgrades at the 'Shack', located at the Girl Guides Hall at Hannaford Road Blackwood, immediately behind the Hungry Jacks car park. The Foundation course is held over the duration of a weekend.
The Saturday consists of the full Foundation course training and will run from 9am sharp, through to about 5pm.
The Sunday morning is a revision of course typical questions, with the examinations being held at the completion (usually about 11am), which is then followed by the practical exam.
IF you wish to attend :-
Please contact the Clubs training officer, Sasi VK5SN by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and let him know that you wish to attend. He will send back a confirmation of what you require to bring along and any other information that you may need.
UPGRADE exams are also held on the Sunday, again contact Sasi to book your self in for these.
Contact your trainer to confirm examination venue and other details. The Club normally holds Foundation courses and other examinations on a quarterly basis and are usually held at 'The Shack', located at the Girl Guides Hall at Hannaford Road Blackwood, immediately behind the Hungry Jacks car park..
Study Materials Required
Relevant Study Book - "Your entry into Amateur Radio" The Foundation Manual - Third Edition which is available from the WIA, most Clubs and training officers. Any other required Foundation Course or material will be sent to you on registration with our Training Co-ordinator.
Subsidy of Examination Costs
Member candidate costs will be subsidised once the exam is passed and proof submitted. There is a once-only subsidy for studies. For the subsidy to apply an applicant must either be an AHARS member;
for greater than 3 months before sitting for the Foundation Licence examination
for greater then 12 months before sitting for upgrade from Foundation to Standard or Standard to Advanced
Application for subsidy to be made within 12 months of completing the examination. A maximum payment of $50 will be made after 12 months of continuous financial membership.
Foundation License Charges and Costs
Successful exam candidates – see Membership Fees above. See document Claim for Subsidy of study fees-2 for information relating to subsidies and charges.