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Amateur Radio Classes

The St. Charles Amateur Radio Club sponsored Amateur Radio Technician License and Amateur ExtraLicense Upgrade for Amateur Radio Operators will be held Tuesday evenings, beginning mid-March 2022 with the exam in late May at the Saint Charles Community College. 

More details will be provided when courses are scheduled. 

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, Ham Radio License Manual 4th Edition Item # 0826 (ISBN 978-1-62595-082-6) $32.95. Buy from SCARC Store and save shipping, from the ARRL.

Amateur Extra Class License

Instruction 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 license, you will have full privileges on all frequencies authorized by the FCC for Amateur Radio.

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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 SCARC Store and save shipping. Available from the ARRL as well.

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 or Ken W0KAH

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