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Packet Operations Type III, Part B

Date: 10/05/24 Start: 9:00 AM End: 12:00 AM Location: Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ
Credential Credit (What's this?): Yes

Course Details:

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Attendees should have their own printed or electronic copy of the course materials.

Homework:

Packet Operations Type III, Part B is a follow-on course to Packet Operations Type III, Part A. It includes both lecture and hands-on packet activity. The lecture is focused on details of Outpost and PacFORMS setup. Message addressing within the Santa Clara County ARES/RACES BBS network is also discussed.

For the post-class exercises, students will need to use a packet station to send and receive messages and answer questions about packet operations. The packet station can be one that the student owns or one that they borrow. It must be capable of connecting to at least one of the Packet BBSs via RF (2M, 220, or 440)

Location of the training: 

The location for this training is the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety at 700 All Amerca Way in Sunnyvale. Class attendees may need to show a photo ID (driver's license or agency-issued ID) to be admitted. 

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NOTE: Depending on the number of participants, class questions and interactions, be prepared for the class to run over the scheduled time by up to 15 minutes.  

Class size is limited to the first 30 people who sign up. Sign-ups will be closed at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, October 2.

 Monitor AA6BT, 146.115 MHz, + offset, PL of 100.0 Hz, the morning of the class for any changes relative to the class, location, etc.    

Note: 90% or better class time attendance required for credit.

Instructor: TBD

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