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Amateur Radio Classes

The St. Charles Amateur Radio Club sponsored Amateur Radio Technician License and Amateur General Lcense Upgrade courses will be held Tuesday evenings at 7PM, beginning mid-March 2023.

Exams will be held in-person late-May at the Saint Charles Community College, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cofttleville, MO 63376.
VE Testing 6PM Late-May, Yellow lot, Conoyer Hall (formerly Social Science Building), Room to be assigned in late-May.

Technician License

Ham radio provides the broadest and most powerful wireless communications capability available. An entry-level ham radio license class that will give you the ability to communicate with other hams around the world using a variety of modes. Textbook required, ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 5th Edition (Softcover) ISBN: 978-1-62595-156-4 $32.95. Buy from the ARRL.

Class ID: TBD

Class forming in February 2023
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm; 10 sessions starting mid-March and ending late-May (exam date).
Tuition: $10.00
Instructor: Multiple
Location: St. Charles Community College, Virtual Classroom
Registration Closes On: first night of class

Amateur Extra Class License

Instructors will lead you through all of the knowledge you need to pass the exam: rules, specific operating skills and more advanced electronics theory. As an Amateur Extra Class licensee, you will have full privileges on all frequencies authorized by the FCC for Amateur Radio.

Please read:
Prerequisite: Must already hold a General Class license. Textbook required, ARRL Extra Class License Manual 12th Edition.
Item# 1311 (ISBN: 978-1-62595-131-1) $32.95. Buy from the ARRL.

Class ID: TBD

Class forming now
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm; 10 sessions starting September 13th and ending November 15th (exam date).
Tuition: $10.00
Instructor: Scott Dreher
Location: St. Charles Community College , Virtual Classroom
Registration Closes On: first night of class

Monthly Examination Sessions

Sessions are held before club meetings at 6:00 pm on the 4th Monday of the month (except December) at the club meeting location.

Please register in advance to: Wayne AB0GR wlenzing@centurylink.net or Ken W0KAH w0kah@arrl.net

What to bring to the exam

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