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Make 2019 the year you earn your Amateur Radio Technician license!

Earn your Ham Radio license in just 8 days!

 The Foothills Amateur Radio Club in conjunction with the Wilkes Community College Continuing Education Department is sponsoring an Amateur Radio Technician License class.

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Enjoy the fun of Amateur Radio!

Be part of the world's greatest hobby:

 

  • Talk by shortwave radio to people in foreign countries.
  • Talk to people (both local and far away) while driving to / from work.
  • Help to provide communications in emergencies and natural disasters.
  • Provide communications for public service events.
  • Hook your computer to your radio and communicate "computer-to-computer".
  • Build radios, antennas, and learn electronics and radio theory.
  • Talk to astronauts on-board the space station.
  • Communicate through earth-orbiting satellites.
  • Participate in on-the-air contests and earn awards.
  • Be a part of the worldwide "fraternity" of amateur radio operators.
  • Join the Foothills Amateur Radio Club.

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Class will meet Thursday evenings 6:00 PM to 8:45 PM at the Wilkesboro Community College, beginning Thursday, January 31st, 2019 and will run for 8 weeks, ending with the Technician test on Thursday, April 4th. (8 nights)

 

To help you study for the license exam, the purchase of a textbook (available in class for $24) is recommended and encouraged, but not required.

Preregistration is highly recommended!

To register, please contact the Wilkes Community College Department of Continuing Education. There is a $25 per person fee for the class.

Call (336) 838-6516 or signup online at: www.wilkescc.edu/wdce

 

See you there!


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