Course Number: B2301 - NOAA Weather Radio Transmitter - Armstrong 2010
Type of Course: In residence for 5.0 days at the NWSTC (plus 4 hours of prerequisite self-study)
Audience: ESAs, ETs, NWR Contractors.
The NWR class employs multiple instruction delivery mechanisms for
cost efficient and effective learning.
This training consists of two principal venues:
- Student Self-Study (on-site). The Armstrong G300B/G1000B Factory Manual will be
available to the student to familiarize themselves before attending the course.
- NWSTC classroom and lab. At the conclusion of the self-study portion,
students will travel to NWSTC for hands-on training and skills verification.
Objectives: To provide the electronic technician with the skills required
to maintain the Armstrong-2010 Weather Radio transmitter (G300B/G1000B), at established
National Weather Service Standards.
Content: The course consists of the theory of operation, maintenance and adjustments,
and practical application of diagnostic techniques of the Armstrong G300B/G1000B
transmitters. Use of the ROAMS (Remote Off Air Monitoring System), and
the Armstrong interface software (Telecon Remote Monitoring Software) is covered.
Testing: Written tests for the course include:
- Question/Answer throughout the Hands-on Labs,
to be answered in lab and reviewed in lecture.
- Final written Exam (20 questions)
Prerequisites: Prior to attending the residence course, the following should be completed:
Materials: All materials are provided. Printed manual distributed in class.