Monday, June 19th @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Couples are $30 (only one binder) Please “order” two RSVPs but let me know so I can manually adjust.
Bring radios early for programming (5:30-6:00pm)
What students need to bring
– Your previously purchased Baofeng radios and any accessories (we will cover how to avoid fake Baofengs in the future)
– Pencils, Pens, and Notebook
– Snacks and Drinks (There are convivence stores nearby)
If you need one, there will be loaner radios in class (and radios for sale). We will discuss what radios you may need for your specific situation.
– Radio 100 – What you need to know about Radio
Radio as a system (Equipment, Skills, and a Plan)
What kinds of radios are there? (Line-of-Sight, Beyond-Line-of-Sight, Handheld, Mobile, Base Radio)
What kind of licenses are there? How do I get a family GMRS license? How do I get an individual Ham Radio License?
– Radio 101 – Baofeng Quickstart
How to use your Baofeng to gather intelligence
Safety and other warnings
Every student will build a tiger-tail (a counterpoise) to improve your radios performance
Handouts given out
– Basic Channel List
– Radio 100 Document
– Radio 101 Document
– How to get your Ham Radio License Document
– How to get your Family’s GMRS License Document
– Example RadioReference Printout
– Example RepeaterBook Printout
– Radio Spectrum Chart
– US Amateur Radio Bands Chart
Product for Sale
I’ll have Baofeng radios, Baofeng accessories, and unique Paratus Radio kits available. See items available on this site.
If you know that you need something for class please order it here, and pay online or select Cash/Cash app/Strike app, and select Riverside Survival Supply for drop off.
If you have questions about a product that I sell (or don’t sell), then reply to your RSVP notification and I’ll be happy to answer them.
RSVP and Payment
Can RSVP for the class by purchasing this item for each attendee.
Payment can be by
- Credit/Debit card
- Cash App ($ParatusRadio)
- Strike App (paratusradio)
- Cash on Arrival
Please mention the order number in the memo if using the Cash or Strike App.
If you use the Cash or Strike app, you can pay for services/product in US Dollars but pay me in Bitcoin/Lightning. I will give you a 10% discount. (You will need to link a bank account and will need to load USD into your App account for this to work).
About Paratus Radio
Mike is an Amateur Extra Class Ham Radio Operator and has been teaching Radio from a Prepper perspective for a number of years. He travels and teaches Radio, Digital Security, and other topics around the Midwest.