Ham Instructor Academy in progress for 2024

Taught by Gordon West, WB6NOA

Saturday, October 19
8:15 - 10:00 AM
Bishop Ranch Ballroom, Salon E

Join Gordon West, WB6NOA, for his Saturday morning Instructor Academy, where "Gordo" reveals ALL his secrets to presenting fun and informative ham radio class techniques to elmers and instructors.

See the 40 pounds of demo gear he brings to keep students "wired" to ham radio classroom instruction. Learn where to score fun demo stuff, and how to present to all three levels of license preparation.

Gordo talks about club involvement in classes, and how clubs can grow by participating in the instruction of new students and upgrades.

Receive an exclusive INSTRUCTOR'S TEACHING BOOK, filled with resources for class supplies, plus free PowerPoint slides for each level of instruction, free pre-study homework before a cram session, plus free band charts and operating aids from manufactures to give out to students in YOUR class!

Gordo will be around all weekend, to answer questions on how to organize your OWN fun ham classes. 0800 Saturday morning, Salon E, following his hilarious Breakfast Roast in the same room. 

Gordon West, WB6NOA

Gordon West, of Costa Mesa, California, was named Amateur of the Year by the Dayton Amateur Radio Association in 2006 for his efforts in recruiting and training many new amateurs, in addition to his nearly lifelong involvement in ham radio. He has also been the recipient of the ARRL's Instructor of the Year award.

Gordon has been a ham for nearly 50 years and holds the top Extra Class license. He also holds the highest FCC commercial radiotelephone operator license, the First Class General Radiotelephone Certificate with Radar Endorsement. Gordon is a Fellow Member of the Radio Club of America.