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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 September 13th.

Exams will be held in-person November 15th at the Saint Charles Community College, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cofttleville, MO 63376.
VE Testing 6PM November 15th, Yellow lot, Social Science Building, Room to be assigned in early November.

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: 20228 Register on-line here

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: Multiple
Location: St. Charles Community College, Virtual Classroom
Registration Closes On: September 13th, 2022 11:59 PM

General License Upgrade Class

The General Class license is the second of three US Amateur Radio licenses. To upgrade to General Class, you must already hold a Technician Class license (or have passed the Technician license exam within the past 365 days). Upgrading to a General license--which conveys extensive HF privileges—only requires passing a written examination; Morse Code no longer required. Once you do, the entire range of operating modes and the majority of the amateur spectrum below 30 MHz become available to you. Textbook required, General Class License Manual 9th Edition Item #1069 (ISBN 978-1-62595-106-9 $32.95 Buy from SCARC Store and save shipping, from the ARRL or from SCARC at a monthly meeting.

Class ID: 20227  Register on-line here

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: September 13th, 2022 11:59 PM

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

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