FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FROM: Don Campbell
Ham Radio Technician License Class Begins March 8, 2021
The Humboldt Amateur Radio Club is offering a class to prepare students for the Amateur Radio Technician Class 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.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the class will be conducted as a series of Zoom meetings.
The class will meet for 10 consecutive Mondays from 7:00 to 9:00 PM beginning Monday, March 8, 2021.
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 - ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 4th Edition, available from the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), http://www.arrl.org/shop/Licensing-Education-and-Training/ , $29.95 plus shipping for soft cover or $32.95 plus shipping for spiral bound.
Following the class, the FCC license exam is scheduled for Saturday, May 15, time and location to be determined
To get your Zoom meeting invitation and for more information on the class, contact Don Campbell by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (707) 834-0042.
For more information on Ham Radio in Humboldt County, visit the Humboldt Amateur Radio Club website - https://www.humboldt-arc.org/