The Charter Oak Radio Society is a new amateur radio club in Connecticut, conceived during the 100th Anniversary Year of the American Radio Relay League. The purpose of the Society is to further amateur radio in Connecticut with supportive technical assistance (Elmering) for new hams, by providing members for a Volunteer Examiner team, conducting classes for Technicians, General , and Extra Class license candidates, as well as a Morse Code Class, emergency communications, and support for the broad activities, art and sciences enjoyed by all members of the amateur radio community. This is contained in the Society’s Charter, adopted by the membership. The Charter Oak Radio Society, based in the Capitol Region of Connecticut, was granted Affiliation with the American Radio Relay League on March 25, 2014, and supports the ethics, standards, practices and goals of the ARRL concerning all of the amateur radio hobby. A visual slide sets for the general course lessons has been developed by the C.O.R.S. Teaching Team using assistance from League staff, and the entire slide set in Power Point format will be donated to the League for use by the entire amateur community. Future plans include developing a course to teach the Extra Class and, International Morse Code to persons interested in using CW to “talk” to other hams.
- The Charter Oak Radio Society is looking for people who are interested in learning Morse code. If you are interested in learning Morse Code please contact one of the instructors from the contact page.
- The Charter Oak Radio Society has developed a Morse Code Training Course. This course consists of, Classroom time, On the Air training, and on-line training. The content is published on the CW page of this web site, The Society hopes, that you enjoy this course. The Morse Code Syllabus has been posted on the CW Page,
- The Charter Oak Radio Society has put up a link for anyone interested in a basic electronics course online. please go to the Elmer/mentors page and go to the basic Electronics course and follow the link.
- The Charter Oak Radio Society, as a public service, republishes the CT. Section news unedited. This can be found in the Members News section.