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Ham Radio Technician License Class

When: Mondays, 7-9 p.m. Continues through Nov. 14 2022

The Technician Class license is the entry-level license for Amateur Radio. The class is free of charge and open to all members of the community. This class will be a hybrid class, meeting via Zoom and in person at the Humboldt Bay Fire Training Room , 3030 L Street in Eureka. The class will meet for 9 Mondays from 7:00 to 9:00 PM beginning Monday, September 12, and concluding on November 14. There will be no class meeting on Halloween, October 31. The class will introduce radio and electronic fundamentals, tips on operating station equipment, procedures for communicating with other Hams, license and operating regulations and radio safety. Following the class, the FCC licensing test is scheduled for Saturday, November 19, at 10:00 AM at the Fortuna Fire Department, 320 South Fortuna Boulevard in Fortuna. Students are encouraged to purchase the textbook used for the class - ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 5th Edition, available from the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Store at: https://home.arrl.org/action/Store/Product-Details/productId/2003373064, for $32.95 plus shipping for spiral bound. To get your Zoom meeting invitation or for more information on the class, contact Don Campbell by email at ke6hec@arrl.net or by phone at (707) 834-0042. For more information on Ham Radio in Humboldt County, visit the Humboldt Amateur Radio Club website - https://www.humboldt-arc.org/.

Price: Free

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