10/4-10/5/2014 – Waterbury, CT
III%er Communications Course
April 26-27, Waterbury, CT- ENROLLMENT CLOSED
October 4th-5th, 2014 – Waterbury, CT – NEW CLASS
November 8th-9th, 2014 – Tulsa, OK
The class will revolve around the basics of low power/qrp/covert operation with low-profile/improvised antennas, and communications monitoring focused for VHF/UHF COMINT. It will consist of classroom instruction and a field training exercise (FTX). The FTX will be held *rain or shine*. Dress and equip yourself appropriately. It is strongly advised that the attendee have at least a general class ham license, as HF operation will be involved. If you don’t have a general license, you can do a COMINT/monitoring track on the Sunday FTX. you will ALSO receive a copy of my new book “Grid-Down Communications.”
Topics to be discussed will include:
- Considerations for III%er/Grid-Down Communications
- Equipment Selection
- Improvised Antennas
- Low Profile/Covert Operations
- Basic Cryptographic Systems and Techniques
- Non-Radio Communications Options
- IFF (Identification Friend/Foe) and Interoperability System Considerations
- Basic Improvised Surveillance/Security Systems – Off The Shelf Solutions
- VHF/UHF Communications Monitoring/COMINT (Communications Intelligence) Equipment and Systems
- Basic COMINT and COMINT Analysis
Registration cost for this course $200. Early bird registration is $175 if paid in full by July 1st. for Waterbury, and August 1st. for Tulsa. A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required to reserve a slot, with the balance due by August 1st. for Waterbury and September 1st. for Tulsa. Course fees are non-refundable, but if you’ve paid and can’t make it for whatever reason you can take a later course or have someone take the course in your stead. If the course gets cancelled by me, you get a full refund by whatever means you paid (Paypal or MO). Hotel, travel, and meal arrangements/expenses are the responsibility of the course attendee.
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Homestead Design Works
PO Box 96
Plymouth, CT 06782
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