Free HAM Radio License Prep Class

Foothills Community Workshop will conduct an Amateur Radio – Technician license prep
class on three consecutive Friday evenings — July 18, July 25, and August 1
from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.  Instruction will use the new question pool and
include regulations, operating methods, station setup, antennas, radio
principles, and basic electronics.  The class is free and open to the public.

On Friday August 8, There will be an optional Q&A session on Friday, August 8, from 6:00
to 8:00 PM for anyone wishing clarification on any part of the Technician,
General, or Extra license exam.  This session is not a training class and
will be driven by the needs of those who attend.

License exams will be held on Saturday, August 9, starting at 12 noon.  All levels will
be tested and the exam fee is $10.  The exams are open to anyone wishing
to obtain or upgrade an Amateur Radio license.

FCW is located in the Old Shuford Mill building in Granite Falls NC.  For directions and
more information refer to or contact Michelle Suddreth at or 828-754-5002.

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Amateur Radio Club Field Day

On Saturday June 28th the Lenoir Amateur Radio Club and Caldwell Amateur Radio Emergency Service will set up radio equipment at Redwood Park in Hudson for the purpose of making contacts around the world with other Amateur Radio operators. We will be starting around 2:00 p.m. and be there all night and into early Sunday afternoon.

Everyone is welcome to come by and see the operation. Even if you are not a “ham” radio operator, we can help you make a contact. Certificates will be awarded to anyone who participates. For more information about Field Day, visit the ARRL website

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CERT Basic Training Class for new CERT members

CERT Basic Training Class for new CERT members

Thursday and Friday, June 26 & 27, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and Saturday, June 28, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Participants must attend all three days.

Location: Caldwell County Health and Human Services Building,
2345 Morganton Blvd SW
Lenoir, NC 28645

To register or ask questions, email a message to Rosemary Hall,

Space is limited, so please register soon.

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