STARFLEET OFFICER'S RADIO SCHOOL

Admiral Carolyn Donner,
Director
space@73n8st.org
PO Box 158
Hamersville, OH 45130

This school deals with Radio in all it’s forms.  The Level 100 courses will deal with Radio in each of the Star Trek series.  Level 200 courses deal with real world radio history and forms.  Level 300 courses deal with real world Amateur Radio.  The last three Level 300 courses are available to anyone having an Amateur Radio license. 


Course Tuition:

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Level 100 Courses

SORS101 (FAC) - Radio in The Orginal Series (TOS)

The Original Series Course deals with radio usage in various TOS episodes.  Each episode is listed in or after the question.  This test includes 10 multiple choice and True/False questions. A very nice certificate can be printed out when the student passes this course.

References:  http://www.memory-alpha.org
                        http://www.startrek.com
                        http://www.ericweisstein.com/fun/startrek/



SORS102 (FAC) - Radio in The Animated Series (TAS)

The course deals with radio usage in various Animated Series episodes.
This test includes 10 multiple choice and True/False questions. A very nice certificate can be printed out when the student passes this course.

References:  http://www.memory-alpha.org
                        http://www.startrek.com
                        Episodes as noted in the questions


SORS103 (FAC) - Radio in The Next Generation (TNG)

This course is based on the usage of radio in the Next Generation series episodes.   This test includes 10 multiple choice and True/False questions. A very nice certificate can be printed out when the student passes this course.

References:  http://www.memory-alpha.org
                        http://www.startrek.com
                        Episodes as noted in the questions


SORS104 (FAC) - Radio in Deep Space Nine (DS9)
This course is based on radio usage in the Deep Space Nine series episodes.  This test includes 10 multiple choice and True/False questions. A very nice certificate can be printed out when the student passes this course.

Referenceshttp://www.memory-alpha.org
                        http://www.startrek.com
                        Episodes as noted in the questions


SORS105 (FAC) - Radio in Voyager (VOY)

This course is based on the usage of radio in the Voyager series episodes.  This test includes 10 multiple choice and True/False questions. A very nice certificate can be printed out when the student passes this course.

References:  http://www.memory-alpha.org
                        http://www.startrek.com
                        Episodes as noted in the questions


SORS106 (FAC) - Radio in Enterprise (ENT)

This course is based on radio usage in the Enterprise series episodes.  This test includes 10 multiple choice and True/False questions. A very nice certificate can be printed out when the student passes this course.

References:  http://www.memory-alpha.org
                        http://www.startrek.com
                        Episodes as noted in the questions


Level 200 Courses

SORS201 (FAC) - Beginning of Radio

This course deals with the history of Radio including inventions leading up to radio.  This test includes 10 multiple choice and True/False questions. A very nice certificate can be printed out when the student passes this course. 

References:   Wikipedia:  Radio


SORS202 (FAC) - Broadcast Radio from Early Times to Today

This course is based on radio as it has been used for broadcasting and covers the history of broadcast radio from it’s beginning to today.  This test includes 10 multiple choice and True/False questions. A very nice certificate can be printed out when the student passes this course.

References:   Wikipedia:  “Radio”, “Birth of Public Radio Broadcasting”, and “Old Time Radio”


SORS203 (FAC) - From Radio to TV

This course is based on how television replaced radio in entertainment.  This test includes 10 multiple choice and True/False questions. A very nice certificate can be printed out when the student passes this course.

References:   Wikipedia:  “Radio”, “Old Time Radio”, “Television”, and “History of Television”


SORS204 (FAC) - Shortwave Radio

This course deals with the history and description of Shortwave Radio.  This test includes 10 multiple choice and True/False questions. A very nice certificate can be printed out when the student passes this course. 

References:   Wikipedia:  “Shortwave”


SORS205 (FAC) - CB, FRS, GMRS, MURS

This course is based on various forms of personal radio usage including some licensed and some unlicensed forms.   This test includes 10 multiple choice and True/False questions. A very nice certificate can be printed out when the student passes this course.

References:   Wikipedia:  “Citizens’ Band Radio”, “Multi-Use Radio Service”, “General Mobile Radio Service”, and “Family Radio Service”


SORS206 (FAC) - Other Uses for Radio

This course is based on how radio waves have been used for things other than sending messages or broadcasts.  This test includes 10 multiple choice and True/False questions. A very nice certificate can be printed out when the student passes this course.

References:   Wikipedia:  “Radio”, and “Global Positioning System”


Level 300 Courses

SORS301 (FAC) - Amateur Radio
This course deals with the history of Amateur Radio as well as an overview of just what Amateur Radio is and does.  The test includes 10 multiple choice and True/False questions.  A very nice certificate can be printed out when the student passes this course. 

References:   Wikipedia:  “Amateur Radio”


SORS302 (FAC) - Modes of Amateur Radio

This course looks at all the different modes used by Amateur Radio operators.  The test includes 10 multiple choice and True/False questions.  A very nice certificate can be printed out when the student passes this course. 

References:   Wikipedia:  “List of Amateur Radio Modes” and the individual modes.


SORS303 (Email) - Technician Class License

There is no test for this course.  You have already taken a test if you have an Amateur Radio Technician class license.  To receive credit for this course you must have an Amateur Radio license.  You must take and pass at least one course from each of the SORS Levels (100, 200, and 300) before applying for this course.  To apply send an e-mail to the school director with your callsign stating you want to apply for this course.  Please list the SORS courses you have taken when you apply for this course. The school director will then verify your callsign and apply credit for this course. You will receive credit for this course in the STARFLEET Database once you have completed all of the requirements for the course. There is no diploma sent out via email nor snail mail for this course.


SORS304 (Email) - General Class License

There is no test for this course.  You have already taken a test if you have an Amateur Radio general class license.  To receive credit for this course you must have an Amateur Radio license.  You must take and pass at least one course from each of the SORS Levels (100, 200, and 300) before applying for this course.  To apply send an e-mail to the school director with your callsign stating you want to apply for this course.  Please list the SORS courses you have taken when you apply for this course. The school director will then verify your callsign and apply credit for this course. You will receive credit for this course in the STARFLEET Database once you have completed all of the requirements for the course. There is no diploma sent out via email nor snail mail for this course.


SORS305 (Email) - Amateur Extra License

There is no test for this course.  You have already taken a test if you have an Amateur Radio Amateur Extralicense.  To receive credit for this course you must have an Amateur Radio license.  You must take and pass at least one course from each of the SORS Levels (100, 200, and 300) before applying for this course.  To apply send an e-mail to the school director with your callsign stating you want to apply for this course.  Please list the SORS courses you have taken when you apply for this course. The school director will then verify your callsign and apply credit for this course. You will receive credit for this course in the STARFLEET Database once you have completed all of the requirements for the course. There is no diploma sent out via email nor snail mail for this course.


SORS306 (Email) - Amateur DX License

There is no test for this course.  You have already taken a test if you have an Amateur Radio license in a country other than the USA.  To receive credit for this course you must have an Amateur Radio license.  You must take and pass at least one course from each of the SORS Levels (100, 200, and 300) before applying for this course.  To apply send an e-mail to the school director with your callsign stating you want to apply for this course.  Please list the SORS courses you have taken when you apply for this course. The school director will then verify your callsign and apply credit for this course. You will receive credit for this course in the STARFLEET Database once you have completed all of the requirements for the course. There is no diploma sent out via email nor snail mail for this course.

Please note: This course is only available to Amateur radio licensees who live and hold a license in countries outside the USA. Amateur Radio operators with USA licenses are NOT eligible for this course.

 

SOURCE MATERIALS NEEDED:

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