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H.A.R.E.S. is a recognised training and examination centre for the Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Licences.

H.A.R.E.S. will be running foundation and intermediate courses throughout the year. Details of new courses will be posted here when available. Foundation and Intermediate courses will be held at the club, For candidates wishing to study for the Advanced licence, training material is available on line which will enable you to study at your own pace, however support will be available at the club when required.

For further information, please come along to the club on anyTuesday evening at 19:30 and speak to our lead trainer Mike or e-mail Training

A link to Advanced exam dates is on the HARES program page, however, as these dates are set by the RSGB and are outside the control of HARES, prospective candidates should check the following link for any last minute changes Advanced Exam Dates.

   
The Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society web site contains powerpoint presentations which help with the training http://www.g0mwt.org.uk/training/courses/index.htm
 
RSGB publish a poster on Good Operating Practice which can be found at Good_Operating_Practices.pdf
 

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HARES Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Training Courses

Our three registered Lead Instructors Tim G1KFB, Colin M0LTD and Mike M0MPF ably assisted by other club members who help with tutoring, are keen to  introduce new students to Ham Radio and help them to obtain their licences. Recently 28 Foundation, 16 Intermediate and 10 Advanced licence passes were obtained, many of these were amateurs from nearby clubs which has increased the camaraderie between members. 
 
Training is free to members of the club but a charge of 20 is made for non members (which includes one years membership of the club). Exam fees have been increased recently by RSGB to 27.50 for Foundation 32.50 for Intermediate and 37.50 for Full licence. Leicester Radio Society also run courses locally.