Re: Hybrid Emergency Communication Course Level 2 (ARECC)
- Howdy Joe!
I did do a Level 1 here in Muskegon and only 5 students registered.
I will be happy to do another one for Kent County. I know Jeff is
also a CM/CI/CE so we have the minimum requirement for Field
Examiners. The traditional classroom class takes longer and has a
bit more paperwork and preparation and I have no problems with
Talk it over with the powers to be there and let me know.
Email to my ac8al or docstrait email address.
Rich "Doc" Strait, AC8AL
--- In WestMichiganHams@yahoogroups.com, wd8usa@... wrote:
> Hey Doc- How about teaching a level one class using class room
teaching and no internet stuff? There are folks here in Kent County
that need this class- JB
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ravennaelectronics <ravennaelectronics@...>
> To: WestMichiganHams@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 10:22 pm
> Subject: [WestMichiganHams] Hybrid Emergency Communication Course
Level 2 (ARECC)
> Good day everyone.
> Many of you have taken the Level on ARECC course. Very few have
> taken the Level 2 and even fewer have taken Level 3 and earned
> Honor Roll Certificate.
> I will put on a ARRL Hybrid EmComm Level 2 course for anyon that
> interested and meets the requirements. The requirements are you
> must passed the Level 1 course. You should also have a valid
> amateur radio license.
> With a "Hybrid" class, you will receive instruction via a
> combination of on-line and in-person classroom instruction with
> Mentor/Instructor. I am the Primary Certified Mentor and I will be
> getting a couple of other Certified Mentors (CM) to assist. You
> enrolled in the ARRL on-line course and will take the final exam
> line. Yes, you still need to do the required Learning Unit
> activites but the way we do them is differently.
> The Hybrid class is conducted using a combination of classroom
> instruction, online instruction and some field trips. Instruction
> and instructional student activities will be managed by my
> cerfitifed mentoring staff (CM). You would be registered in the
> online course and have access to the online course throughout the
> instruction period. You take the final assessment online,
> eliminating the need for exam sessions and related paper-based
> documentation. If you do not have a computers then you can often
> obtain Internet access at a local library to take the final exam.
> You may also be able to find a friend that will allow you to test
> their computer
> The Hybrid format gives us the instructors the opportunity to
> introduce information that is relevant to the the West Michigan
> area. The content of the course fits with the kinds of emergency
> responses we might be called upon to engage in our local
> You will learn and see who are your served agencies, how we fit
> how we train together and improve relations. The purpose of the
> instruction is to assure that you comprehend the lesson material
> which has been to provide a common foundation of knowledge for
> effective participation in an emergency response. The objective is
> for you to gain practical knowledge as well as hands-on
> essentialâ"and crucialâ"to being prepared for local activation.
> Cost: ARRL Member $45. Non-Members: $75
> I would run this course beginning this winter, most likely
> and run for 8 weeks, one night a week for three hours that night.
> Some nights the course will be run on the radio and not at the
> training facility. The facility is to be determined once I know
> class size.
> Please respond here or to my email address if you are interested.
> My email is ac8al at arrl.net
> Best Regards,
> Rich "Doc" Strait, AC8AL
> ARRL Certified Mentor/Instructor/Examiner
> ARRL VE and ORS
> Want curly fries with that?