November Technician Classes scheduled

CARS will be hosting training classes to pass and acquire your Amateur Radio Technician Class license.  This is the entry class license for amateur radio operators in the United States.

Classes and exam will be held at 116 Reservation Rd. in the Great Bridge section of Chesapeake, beside the Great Bridge bridge

Saturday 11/4th is start of class which will run 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

The remaining classes are on Tuesdays and Thursday’s evenings 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Saturday, November 18th is exam session and registration starts at 1:00 pm.

Text book: The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual, THIRD edition available from the American Radio Relay League at or from for $10 less (you may have to click on the Kindle version to find the printed edition). The Kindle version is NOT suitable for the class or self study, so get the printed book.

Please contact Paul Buckwalter, K4PRB for additional information at 757-238-2320 or email K4PRB@ARRL.NET


Sat. 11/4       Ch. 1 Introduction 22 pgs.
                     Ch. 2 Radio Fundamentals.

Tue. 11/7      Ch. 3 Electricity, Comps. & Ckts

Thur. 11/9     Ch. 4 Propagation, Ants. & Feedlines
                     Ch. 5 Amateur Radio Equip.

Tue. 11/14    Ch. 6 Communicating w/ Hams
                     Ch. 7 License Regulations

Thur. 11/16   Ch. 8 Operating Regulations
                     Ch. 9 Safety 

Sat. 11/18     Exam

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