ARRL EC-001 – Introduction to Emergency Communication

January 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chesapeake Amateur Radio Emergency Service
116 Reservation Rd
Chesapeake, VA 23322
Steve Nowak (KE8YN)
ARRL EC-001 – Introduction to Emergency Communication @ Chesapeake Amateur Radio Emergency Service | Chesapeake | Virginia | United States

96463 : EC-001 – Introduction to Emergency Communication

Event Type: ARECC Field Class

Description: 6 January 2018 8:00 AM-Noon; 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
8 January 2018 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
10 January 2018 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
12 January 2018 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
13 January 2018 8:00 AM – Noon Exam starts at 1:00 PM

Capacity is 20 students

Date: Saturday, January 06 2018 – Saturday, Jan 13 2018

Sponsor: Chesapeake Amateur Radio Emergency Service
Contact: Steve Nowak , KE8YN
Phone: 757-572-3625

Location: Chesapeake Amateur Radio Service
116 Reservation Road
Chesapeake VA 23322

Note: This course is offered through the ARRL Online Course Catalog normally costing $50 – $85 depending on ARRL membership. But Steve Nowak is a certified Field Instructor and is not charging for the training class. The only cost is for taking the final exam which is required by ARRL for only $15 for the examination fee.

CARES will be hosting the ARRL EmComm Training sessions at the CARS clubhouse & will be open to all amateur radio operators. If you are interested in attending these classes you will need to take the following online FEMA Emergency Courses. If you have not already done so, please go to the following FEMA website and apply for your FEMA SID # which you must have to take the online courses and exams for the prerequisites to the upcoming class.


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

One thought on “ARRL EC-001 – Introduction to Emergency Communication”

  1. I plan to attend this course. I have registered with FEMA. Please let me know if I can attend. I have completed all the ICS courses 100 through 800.

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