FCC Licensing for General Radiotelephone Operator License/BDA ERCES Radio Systems

The FCC licensing for General Radiotelephone Operator License/BDA ERCES live training is geared towards those responsible for installing, designing and implementing radio telephone systems.

The three day course will cover in depth the FCC elements 1, 3 and 8 delivered by Elkins Training Company, along with Potter's professional BDA ERCES Systems training. Examinations will be conducted by an official FCC designated examiner. Training will take place from 8:00am to 5:00pm each day. Upon completion each attendee will have the tools to successfully install, program and start-up a BDA ERCES system.

Class attendance is limited to 20 people. A minimum of 10 attendees is required. If the minimum is not registered at least 2 weeks before the start of class, it will be canceled. Attendees will be notified via email if the class is canceled. Late cancellation (within 2 weeks of start date) may result in a cancelation fee of $500. Failure to be present for the start of the class without prior arrangements being made with the instructor may result in forfeiture of registration fees.

Participants will receive:

  • All ELKINS renown FCC Study Guides, and other classroom materials provided
  • Class Instruction by highly experienced/professional instructor with years of electronics experience
  • Examinations conducted by Official FCC Designated Examiner; additional instruction and re-exams if needed
  • FCC License processing; students receive Proof of Passing Certificates at class end

Registration Dates

Date Location Price
Aug 20 – 22
Includes GROL and Manufacturer Certification for BDAs
St. Louis, MO $1,800.00 Register
Oct 8 – 10
Includes GROL and Manufacturer Certification for BDAs
St. Louis, MO $1,800.00 Register

One Day BDA Hands On Course

This one-day ERCES focused class will give you the knowledge you need to successfully compete in the ever-growing market of Emergency Responder Communication Enhancement Systems. You will learn the basics of BDA operation, the method of conducting site surveys, terminating coaxial cable, conducting continuity tests on coaxial cable, troubleshooting the BDA and understanding of RF basics.

This is an optional add-on to the Fire Systems Training from Potter Electric and will be held at the corresponding locations.

Participants will receive:

  • Manufacturer Certification in ERCES Installation
  • Certification Discount on new PCTEL Site Survey Equipment purchase
  • SBC ERCES Textbook Included
  • Lunch will be provided

Registration Dates

No training is currently scheduled.