Course Objective:

To provide students with the skill and knowledge needed to become FCC licensed in any or all of these Elements: 1 , 3 & 8.      On-site exams are given in the classroom upon course completion, and are provided by Elkins Institute.

FCC-100 General Radiotelephone Operator (Elements 1 & 3)

A study of the basic essentials covering Code of Federal Rules and Regulations, basic electricity, direct/alternating current, transformers, motors & generators, semiconductors, power supplies, digital circuitry-measurements, AM, FM, receivers, transmitters, emission/frequency ranges, antennas, effective radiated power, UHF, avionics, and more.

FCC-105 General Radiotelephone Operator with Radar Endorsement (Elements 1, 3 & 8)

A study of the basic essentials involving maritime rules and regulations, including basic radio definitions, operational procedures, priority of communications, antenna requirements, station logs, inspections, and other basic items. Element 3 consists of electronics, radio and antenna fundamentals, which includes radio practices, electrical principles, circuit components, practical circuits, signals and emissions, antennas and feed lines, and radio wave propagation. Element 8 covers FCC Rules and Regulations pertaining to radar stations, introduction to radar, radar equations, radar ranges and their corresponding time intervals, radar transmitters and receivers, automatic frequency control (AFC), mixer stages, IF amplifier stages, discriminators, magnetrons, klystrons, traveling wave tubes (TWT), waveguides, radar antennas, duplexers and calculators, the echo box, the plan position indicator (PPI), pulsed radar, navigational radar systems, the Doppler effect and the CW radar system, radar interference, and radar unit operation and maintenance.

For the most current schedule and cost please refer to the NCI Catalog





*Two Day / 12 Hour Per Day Schedule



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