Help the Salvation Army as Radio Operator
(RIVERSIDE, Calif.) The Inland Empire (Riverside and San Bernardino County) Section of the Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) will host an amateur radio licensing class Saturday, May 21 at the Riverside Salvation Army Corps, 3695 First Street, Riverside, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
The class will cover the Technician License exam required by the Federal Communications Commission to operate an amateur radio. SATERN will host a license exam session after the class, starting at 5 p.m.
To take the exam, bring a valid photo identification and either a Social Security card or FCC-issued federal registration number.
Check-in for the class is from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. There will be a short break for lunch, but participants are asked to bring their own sack lunch.
To prepare for the class, participants should take free practice exams offered at http://www.qrz.com/xtest2.html or http://kb0mga.net/exams/ several times. Several license study guides are available at http://www.arrl.org/catalog/ .
To RSVP, contact SATERN committee members Paul Hager at AE6TR@arrl.net or Arta Lozenicins at KI6DPO@arrl.net . For more information by telephone, call the San Bernardino Corps at (909) 888-1336.
About the Salvation Army San Bernardino Corps
The Salvation Army may be able to provide emergency services including food; lodging for homeless or displaced families; clothing and furniture; assistance with rent or mortgage and transportation when funds are available. The Salvation Army Team Radio Network assists rescue workers and evacuees in such disasters as fires.
The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the Universal Christian Church, and also offers evangelical programs for boys, girls and adults. One of the largest charitable and international service organizations in the world, The Salvation Army has been in existence since 1865 and in San Bernardino since 1887, supporting those in need without discrimination. Donations may always be made online at www.salvationarmyusa.org<http://www.salvationarmyusa.org> or by calling 1-(800)-SAL-ARMY.