Technician Class

Technician Class

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 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, students will be able to become licensed Amateur Radio operators after successfully passing the FCC license test.  See FCC Amateur Radio License Exams for more information about local exam dates and locations.

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

New Class Starting Monday, September 11
, 2023
  • This class will meet via Zoom.
  • The class will meet for 9 Mondays from 7:00 to 9:00 PM beginning Monday, September 11, and concluding on Monday, November 13.
  • The class is free of charge and open to all members of the community.
  • To get your Zoom meeting invitation or for more information on the class, contact Don Campbell at        (707) 834-0042, or by email at


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: for $32.95 plus shipping for spiral bound.

Study Guides and Handouts for this class are available for view and download. [Click Here]