The GOTA-HT class has a two sessions. During the first session the use of Handie Talkie (HT) radio is explained. The second session is devoted to practice in using the HT radio.

The first class reviews the controls on the HT radio, the most popular bands (frequencies) for HTs, the difference between simplex and repeater operation, programming your radio, calling on the radio, communication nets, operating protocols and rules, accessories, antennas, phonetic alphabet, public service events, Pacificon and Field Day.

The second class gives you practice in talking on the radio, saying your call sign with phonetic alphabet, passing traffic (Messages) and a common courtesy exchanging information on the net.

GOTA Course Date From Date To Fee Location View Details
Summits on the Air (SOTA) 10/11/2022 10/11/2022 $ 5.00 Odd Fellows Pacheco Lodge, 4349 Cowell Road, Concord, CA or simultaneously via Zoom View