Self Study

PLEASE NOTE: – Inclusion on this site is not an endorsement for products nor an indication of completeness of the material – Googling “fcc technician license study guide” or something similar will yield many resources ARRL's Official Technician Licensing Information and Resources This site has good videos for the beginner looking for someone to explain the basics (not updated but still useful)
Register for a Red Cross class in Hillsborough County – Upcoming classes Tampa Bay Chapter of the Red Cross Volunteer for the Tampa Bay Chapter – get started here
Prior to being activated for an emergency or disaster you must have successfully completed the following courses: FEMA also has may other great classes. Search for classes that interest you HERE
The videos found in this library cover disaster related mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery training for a wide variety areas. Just In Time Disaster Training – Library
There are three training options to become a Skywarn Spotter for the NWS Tampa Bay Attend an in-person training (see schedule here) These are few and far between and only run from October through April, NWS Ruskin does its best to do a trainings in each county every year Join the Spotter Network at http://SpotterNetwork.org - Create an account Take their SKYWARN Spotter online training and pass the quiz to become a member Click on “Member Networks” in left hand menu, then join “Tampa Bay, FL (NWS/TBW)” If you would like a NWS Tampa Bay Spotter ID, send an Email to the individuals listed on this page after you’ve joined the NWS/TBW member network and they will email you a Spotter ID in 1 to 3 weeks. Take the MetEd SKYWARN Spotter online training Email your county location and both certificates to the individuals listed on this page Check box to notify local WFO.  It may take 1 to 3 weeks to receive your Spotter ID Information