Foundation Online: Module 1 – Welcome to Amateur Radio

This page contains material that forms part of the Essex Ham Foundation Online training course, and is intended for those studying using our online course.

Foundation Licence Now section:

More: Refer to pages 2, 3 and 4 of the Foundation Licence Now book

Video Material:

The following video covers all of the material in the first module, “Welcome to Amateur Radio”.

You can view the video from this web page (note the fullscreen icon bottom-right). You can also download the video to your computer or smartphone. We’d ask that you don’t share the video on social media, to prevent out-of-date versions being circulated

Want to download a copy of this video to view without an Internet connection? Use the following link, and download the video – Foundation Online Welcome Video  (On a PC, use right-click and “Save”)

PowerPoint Slides

See “1. Getting Started” here: Foundation Online Slides

Please review the material for Module 1, then work through the first module in our course’s online classroom. There will be a short quiz at the end of this module.

More: Foundation Online Course


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