The Humboldt Amateur Radio Club is offering a class to prepare students for the Federal Communication Commission’s Amateur Radio Technician license examination.

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.

The class will be held in the HARC Meeting Room at the Eureka Municipal Auditorium, 406 11th Street, the corner of 11th and E Streets.

The class begins at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018.

The class will meet for 10 consecutive Mondays from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

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.

Students are encouraged to purchase the textbook used for the Class. The book is The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 3rd Edition, available from the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) for $29.95 plus shipping.  To purchase the book, visit the following web site;

Following the class, students will be able to become licensed Amateur Radio operators after successfully passing the FCC license test scheduled on Saturday, May 19, in the Humboldt Bay Fire Training Room on 6th Street between C and D Streets in Eureka.

For more information on the class, contact Don Campbell, (707) 834-0042.

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