FREDERICK MARYLAND GRID DOWN COMMUNICATIONS COURSE
You need these skills. You have all your other skills squared away, don’t forget comms, intelligence wins the war! This course will fast track you to getting the most out of your gear and sharpening your skills. Day one is a comprehensive class room session covering all things you read about here (and much more). Day two is a hands on field training exercise where the student will learn and practice field expedient skills. Come join us and get your comms up!
This course will cover communication techniques in a grid down scenario.
DATE: AUGUST 20TH AND 21ST 2016 TWO DAY COURSE
LOCATION: FREDERICK COUNTY MARYLAND
This course is designed for individuals with a novice to intermediate level of commo experience, who might have a Technician or General Class Amateur Radio License. Personal equipment is required for those who would like to participate in the field training exercise (bring your own commo gear). Individuals without an amateur radio license can practice operation on license-free communications bands or engage in communications monitoring activities.
The class revolves around the following topics:
Considerations for Survivalist/3% and prepper communications.
Communications gear and test equipment.
Basic communications monitoring focused for 3% VHF/UHF COMINT. (how to get the most out of your scanner radio)
Services available for use – advantages and disadvantages of each. (HAM, CB, FRS, MURS, etc…)
Field expedient techniques.
The class consists of a one-day classroom instruction period and a one-day field training exercise (FTX). The FTX is held rain or shine. Dress and prepare yourself appropriately.
Registration cost for this course is $200. Course fees are non refundable. If I cancel, the class you will receive a full refund. If you can not make it, someone else can come in your place. Hotel, travel, and meal arrangements/expenses are the responsibility of the course attendee. Preferred payment method is a USPS Money Order. You can also pay using Paypal. Contact me via email for payment address (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Paypal information. Please include in the email what method you want to use. Pre-registration and prepayment are required.