what's in the course

  • 1

    Introduction

    • MUST READ BEFORE COURSE PROGRESSION

    • Billy GM6DX

    • Social media support

    • This course is free, but think of a donation to charity.

  • 2

    Lets start "Gettin Tae Grips"

    • Licence Conditions Explained

    • Licence Conditions Quiz

  • 3

    Technical Basics

    • Before you start

    • Technical Basics part 1

    • Part 1 Quiz

    • Technical Basics part 2

    • Inductors (explained)

    • Inductor & back EMF

    • Part 2 Quiz

    • Technical Basics part 3

    • Capacitors (explained)

    • Part 3 Quiz

    • Technical Basics part 4

    • Part 4 Quiz

    • Technical Basics part 5

    • Part 5 Quiz

    • Technical Basics part 6

    • Resonant frequency

    • Part 6 Quiz

    • Technical Basics part 7

    • Diodes & Semiconductors

    • Transistor as a switch

    • Transistor as an amplifier

    • Transformers

    • Bridge Rectifier

    • What is an IC

    • Audio amplifier using an IC

    • Additional

    • Revision Sheet - 1

    • Help with Units & Calculator

    • Mind blowing theory

  • 4

    Antennas & Feeders

    • Feeders

    • Feeder Quiz

    • Yagi Antenna

    • Trapped Dipole by W1GV

    • Yagi Antenna Quiz

    • Antenna Theory

    • Antenna design software / polar diagrams by KE0OG

    • Antenna Theory Quiz

  • 5

    Propagation

    • Propagation

    • Propagation by N9LVS

    • Long & Short path

    • Propagation Quiz

  • 6

    Operating

    • Q-Codes

    • Operating

    • Satellites by K6UDA

    • Operating Quiz

  • 7

    EMC & Safety

    • EMC

    • Electromagnetic energy in wire

    • USB RFI by AI6US

    • Plasma TV RFI by ON4WW

    • LED - RFI by DL9KCE

    • RFI around the house / shack

    • Electric Fence Interference - Luxembourg

    • Safety

    • Capacitors & high voltage

    • Pillar Drill

    • EMC & Safety Quiz

  • 8

    Transmitters & Receivers

    • This section

    • Receivers 1 (TRF & Diode)

    • Diode AM Detector

    • Superhet receiver

    • Superhet - Explained

    • Single Sideband

    • CW - Chip

    • Square Wave - by W2AEW

  • 9

    Mock Exams

    • Read before you proceed.

    • License Conditions - by Ofcom

    • Intermediate Exam Syllabus

    • Exam Reference Material

    • Mock Exam - 1

    • Mock Exam - 2

    • Mock Exam - 3

    • Mock Exam - 4

    • Mock Exam - 5

    • Mock Exam - 6

    • Mock Exam - 7

    • Mock Exam - 8

    • Mock Exam - 9

  • 10

    After you pass, then what?

    • Operate outwith the UK?

    • CEPT Novice

    • Ready to move on?

    • Full Mock Exam - 1

    • Full Mock Exam - 2

    • Full Mock Exam - 3

    • Full Licence Study Material