Licence Study Information

The Hawke’s Bay Amateur Radio Club Inc – Course Information

The planned training course for the certificate in amateur radio (required to obtain an amateur radio licence and callsign) is usually held in November each year.

The weekend is …………

Course costs

Please deposit $.………….   into

Please make sure your name is included as a Reference if you direct credit.

Successful candidates will need an additional $30.00 on successful completion of the exam so that your license and special ZL callsign may be issued. Your licence is for a lifetime and no yearly fees are charged by the government agency –  MBIE.

Your total cost for the weekend is $………………      We do not have EFTPOS or credit card facilities. Cash or cheque will be fine.

Your Payment includes

  • Printing costs for Study Guide/ Work Book
  • A CD with all the notes and sample exams on it
  • A reserved seat on the block course
  • The Examination,
  • NZART Certificate of Competency, your ZL Callsign from MBIE,
  • Club membership for one year,
  • NZART subscription for one year and lunch catering on both days
  • A chance to become part of a great hobby

Please note: The manual is free and the only costs are to cover printing. The training manual and CD will be available on payment.

Venue and Course Start.

Please be at ………………. Meet and greet and into it at 0815 SHARP. The time table is tight so don’t be late. Teaching will begin at 8.30 am by the three instructors. You will need a small notebook, calculator pen and pencil. I would suggest that you turn up around 8am to meet and greet your fellow course members. Because the course has been jammed into a weekend it is important you do some pre study before the weekend.

Lunch (finger food) will be provided on both days

Any questions please email Karl: , Phone (06) 8454372

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