Earning the Radio Merit Badge is an important pursuit for
Scouts who wish to get started learning electronics and
radio communications. There is no better way to learn
both while having fun through the hobby of ham radio. Not
only will your Scouts earn their Radio Merit Badge, they
also can earn their entry-level Technician Class FCC
license. Becoming a Technician Class amateur radio
operator will provide them with the opportunity to enjoy
a life-long hobby, and to actively participate in public
service and emergency radio communications on a volunteer
The W5YI Group and Amateur Radio author Gordon West,
WB6NOA, have developed a Ham Instructor Program that
provides you with FREE resource materials for teaching
the entry-level amateur radio Technician Class License.
These materials include:
* FREE Technician Class Instructor Guide that will help
you organize and begin teaching your amateur radio
course. Even if you’re not a licensed amateur radio
operator, you’ll find this teaching aid easy to use
Download your copy of Gordo's FREE
Instructor Guides - PDF:Gordon West Technician Class Study Manual.
2010-2014 - Element 2
Technician Class Instructor Manual
The Instructor Guide highlights the latest Radio Merit
Badge requirements and shows Merit Badge activities that
are related to amateur radio. The Guide provides a course
outline for teaching with the Gordon West Technician
Class book, has many suggestions for in-class
demonstrations, and includes fill-in-the-blank homework
to encourage pre-study.
* FREE Power Point presentations for download that parallels the
Download your copy of
W5YI FREE Instructor Power Point Presentations at HamInstructor.com
Getting Started in Electronics by
Forrest Mims III, comprehensive Band Plan Charts that
explains ham radio frequency privileges, and other
helpful teaching aids.
This teaching aid will help you focus your students as
you work through the Technician Class license exam
questions and answers, and review Gordo’s fun,
education answer explanations.
* FREE additional support materials including a free copy
As a Registered Instructor with the Gordon West / W5YI
Ham Instructor Program, using our study manuals,
software, audio courses, and other study aid textbooks,
you are entitled to discounts on quantity purchases of
Teaching with the Best with
Gordon West...has never been so easy!
Become a Register Ham Radio Instructor TODAY! at www.haminstructor.com and download our FREE
Instructor Guides for teaching amateur radio, and receive a FREE Instructor patch by mail.
Call 800-669-9594 for more
information about how you can be prepared
to teach your Scouts about the worldwide hobby and
service of amateur radio.
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