HAM Radio Class and License Test

Lenoir Amateur Radio Club members during annual Field Day

Lenoir Amateur Radio Club members during annual Field Day

Foothills Community Workshop  will be offering an Amateur Radio Technician level license class on three consecutive Saturdays, August 8, 15, and 22 from noon until 2pm.  With some additional on-line exercises, this class is intended to help prepare for the entry level Technician level Amateur Radio Exam.  This class is free and open to the public.

Topics include:

  • Rules and regulations
  • Station setup and operation
  • Operating procedures
  • Basic electronic  terms, components and calculations
  • Electromagnetic waves, bands, and modes
  • Propagation and antennas
  • Safety

The testing will tentatively (confirmation pending) be on Saturday, August 29 at noon and is available to anyone wishing to obtain or upgrade an Amateur Radio license.  The testing fee is $10.

See the FCW webpage for directions.

Contact Michelle, kd4ytu at 828-754-5002 or michellesuddreth@bellsouth.net  for more details.

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