More To promote and explore the hobby of amateur radio. Providing quality training for all amateurs and in all aspect of the hobby. Recently our members have been taking the Advanced course via the excellent Bath Distance Learning Course and we support students at all stages of their studies. We are also an examination centre for all levels of the American Amateur Radio licenses.
Two methods of assessment are used. First, a practical skills assessment is taken which demonstrates your competence in basic electronics.
This involves soldering a rudimentary circuit together using some of the components you learned about on the course. The examination lasts one hour and 25 minutes. Your exam paper is marked by the invigilator straight after the exam so, as with the Foundation, you have a good idea whether you passed or not.
What happens after the exam? If your pass is confirmed you will receive an official result sheet from the RSGB Examinations Department within six days of receipt of your exam paper. You will also receive a certificate a few days later.
The Examinations Department will upload your pass to the UK communications regulator Ofcom, who are responsible for issuing amateur radio licences. If you apply for your Intermediate licence on the Ofcom website, your licence is free of charge. Ofcom will then issue you with your new, upgraded radio licence and you can get started immediately on the Intermediate frequency allocations at up to 50 watts power.12 Responses to “Update on acquiring my UK call” Just a quick note on the soldering requirement for the Intermediate exam (quote from the forerunner to Ofcom, but I believe the same rules apply today): The sample exam papers on The RSGB website should give you a good idea of the levels involved.
I teach all levels of the Licence and. Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) offer a full range of Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Exam Training Courses, inc Slides, Handouts & Resources - as well as CW Classes, Skills Nights at Danbury, Essex.
Radio Society of Great Britain Advancing amateur radio since R S G and sample exam papers will soon be available. These should enable anyone preparing for an exam after 1 October to have the current rules clear in their mind. The old licence conditions. Calculations can only be written on the reverse of examination papers.
Foundation and Intermediate examinations have the Optical Mark Sheets checked and a notional mark issued.
These OMSs are then passed to the RSGB for optical scanning. Oct 18, · As RSGB approved invigilators (similar to ARRL VEC) they organize the exam centre, obtain exam papers, verify practical assessments and essentially shepherd candidates from somewhere to ideally success.
Exams Available Online From The RSGB Region 8 Team As you probably know already, as an alternative to taking a paper exam the RSGB’s Advanced (Full) and Intermediate Amateur Radio Examinations are available to take on-line, using the RSGB/TestReach application on either a PC or a .