South Laurel Street & West 5th Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Amateur Radio License Class
Anyone interested in earning an entry level Technician class (Level 1), or a General class, Amateur Radio license is invited to attend three training classes on successive Saturdays, starting
April 7th, 14th and 21st
exam on April 21st at 1:00pm
Classes start at 9 AM at the PUD Offices 104 Hooker Road, Sequim, Washington
The classes run until 5 PM with an hour off for lunch.
There is no cost for the classes, which are presented by volunteers from Clallam County Amateur Radio Club.
Students will learn Rules and Regulations, Basic Electronics, Operating Amateur Radios, and Radio Frequency Safety. Those earning an entry level license will be able to communicate with other hams worldwide, and to participate in the Amateur Radio Emergency Service, an important part of Homeland Security.
The students must purchase an American Radio Relay League “Ham Radio License Manual Level I or The ARRL General Class License Manual at a cost of $29.95. These books are available from the ARRL. Amazon Prime Manuals are also available from Chuck Jones, at firstname.lastname@example.org ($25 save on shipping costs.)
The Amateur Radio Exam Session test begins at 1 PM April 15th
Members of Search and Rescue, The Washington Pilots Association, Neighborhood Watch Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and other emergency groups are especially invited to attend these classes and earn their ham radio licenses.
All classes of Amateur Radio licenses tests will be administered (Technician, General, and Extra.) The test session costs $15.00 for FCC Processing. The test questions are based on the ARRL (Amateur Radio Relay League) study guides which contain absolutely everything you need to know to take the FCC license exams. The manuals contain all of the actual questions that will appear on the tests.
All persons testing must satisfy these requirements:
1. You must supply the examiners with either a Social Security Number (SSN) or an FCC issued Federal Registration Number (FRN). You are encouraged to apply for an FRN prior to the test session if you do not have one. NOTE that you do not need an amateur license to apply.
2. You must bring a legal photo ID.
3. If you are upgrading a current Amateur License, you must bring a photocopy of your current license that you will turn in to the examiners.
For more information, or to register for the class, call Chuck Jones, N7BV, at 360-775-8201 or Dennis Tilton, AD7TV, at 360-452-1217.
Pr-registration is not required, but is a good idea!