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Ham Radio 101 — RaRa Can Help

Or: ‘Getting started in Ham Radio’


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Technician VHF and UHF bands
(CW operations on some HF bands)
Entry-level class — Requires passing a written exam with 35 questions.
General HF, VHF and UHF bands
(limits on certain bands)
Amateur Extra All Bands, All Modes top


 (People you can contact when you need help with Ham Radio)

Name Call Sign Area Phone e-Mail Radio(s)
Brad Mitchell N8YG Brockport Ten Tec
Tim Magee WB2KAO Greece 585-704-5747 KENWOOD
Dave Timmons W2DST N Greece 585-392-6729 YAESU
Don Kiser AC2EV N Greece 585-613-1035 ELECRAFT K3
Dan Waterstraat W2DEW Henrietta 585-582-1149 ELECRAFT - YAESU FUSION
Duane Fregoe K2SI Ogden 585-594-4945 YAESU
Tim Brown WB2PAY Ogden 585-750-2087 YAESU - KENWOOD
Peter Schuch WB2UAQ Perinton 585-421-2829 ICOM
Bill Kasperkoski WB2SXY Pittsford 585-381-6553 ICOM
Dave Carlson KA2OQZ Batavia 585-704-4169  ICOM


Last revised: 10/09/17 10:55 PM

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