This is various radio related training that I’ve found around the Internet. Please contact me if you know of any other free training.


Online Course Catalog / Registration or live class – 

EC-01 – Introduction to Emergency Communication

This online course is designed to provide basic knowledge and tools for any emergency communications volunteer. The course has 6 sections with 28 lesson topics. It includes required student activities, a 35-question final assessment and is expected to take approximately 45 hours to complete over a 9-week period. You will have access to the course platform at any time of day during this 9-week period so you may work according to your own schedule. You must pace yourself to be sure you complete all the required material in the allotted time.

Prerequisites – FEMA NIMS:

EC-016 – Public Service and Emergency Communications Management for Radio Amateurs

This course is designed to train licensed Amateur Radio operators who will be in leadership and managerial roles organizing other volunteers to support public service activities and communications emergencies. In this course you will learn how radio amateurs prepare and organize to support local community events, and, working in coordination with governmental and other emergency response organizations, deploy their services to provide communications when needed in an emergency.  



PR-101: ARRL Public Relations (EC-015)

This is a basic training course for Public Information Officers (PIO) and anyone interacting with the media and promoting Amateur Radio.

This course is designed to give hams a quick overview in public relations activities. It uses the skills of experts in various aspects of public relations to provide volunteer Public Information Officers with the basic skills and expectations that a PIO needs to know to be effective in their home region.

PR-101 covers everything from the basic news release to Web sites and video work.This course is available–free!– online, or can be purchased in CD format from the ARRL store.

React International




IS-242 – Effective Communication 

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