W4FAR Repeater: 145.37 MHz (-) 94.8 CTCSS - W4FAR DMR Repeater: 440.5375 (+)

Wilkes Comm. College

Enter your address for directions


Login

Latest Events

High Country UHF Digital Net
Tue, Oct 4th, 2022
8:00pm- 8:30pm
Foothills ARC Monthly Meeting
Sat, Oct 8th, 2022
8:00am- 10:00am
FARC Sunday Night Net
Sun, Oct 9th, 2022
8:30pm-
Light Up Downtown North Wilkesboro
Fri, Nov 18th, 2022
5:30pm- 9:30pm

Who's Online

We have 74 guests and no members online

Make 2022 the year you earn your Amateur Radio Technician license!

The Foothills Amateur Radio Club will offer a technician licensing class starting October 10th, 2022. It will run each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights for two weeks.  The classes will prepare the participants for the FCC Technician Class exam.

The location of the course will be at the Wilkesboro Community College.

The Foothills Amateur Radio Club Volunteer Examiner Team will offer a licensing exam on the last day of the course.

The course costs $25, payable to the Wilkesboro Community College. The highly suggested textbook is approximately $24. There is a $10 fee to take the examination.

Picture1

 

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.

Picture2

Picture3

 

Classes will run from 6-9pm on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting October 10th, 2022.

 

To help you study for the license exam, the purchase of a textbook is recommended and encouraged, but not required.

Preregistration is highly recommended!

If you or someone you know wants to take this course, please contact the Continuing Education Department at the Wilkesboro Community College at 336-838-6516

 

See you there!


Picture4

Copyright © 2011-2022 The Foothills Amateur Radio Club. All Rights Reserved.