Amateur Radio General License Course – DIAL – October 4, 2017

Beginning October 4, 2017, the DIAL RADIO CLUB will offer a six-week class to prepare a candidate for examination in General Class Amateur Radio operator license. Meeting in Verity Lodge, on the Middletown Campus of Miami University, this class will meet Wednesday evenings, 6-9 pm.

Class will conclude November 8 and be followed by an examination session on Wednesday, November 15.

Although there is no charge for the instructional portion of this class, students should be prepared to purchase a license training manual and supplies ($25-$30) for use in class.

Class enrollment will be limited to twenty students. For registration and/or additional information, please call Beverley Taylor (n8gge@arrl.net or 513-423-3165) or Carl Morgan (k8cm@arrl.net or 513-422-9384).

DIAL Amateur Radio License Exams – Sept 27, 2017

The Dial Radio Club will offer amateur radio operator’s license examinations, beginning at 6 pm, on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 in Verity Lodge on the campus of Miami University-Middletown, Middletown, OH.

Applicants must furnish the original and one photocopy of their current license (if any), original of any certificates of successful completion of examination (CSCE) they may hold, positive (photo) identification, and license ID number (FRN) or social security (SSN) number.

If you are applying for your first license, please go to https://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/coresWeb/publicHome.do and obtain a FRN. This web site is self explanatory and the FRN registration is free.

Walk-ins welcome – Preregistration not required.

Exams are free … No test fees will be collected.

Additional information may be obtained from Dave Williamson, KD8W, (513-424-5819 or kd8w@arrl.net) or Carl Morgan, K8CM, (513-422-9384 or k8cm@arrl.net)

Talk-in will be available on W8BLV/R; 146..61 -600, 77 Hz PL or 444.825 +5MHz, 77 Hz PL

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Greene County License Courses Start September 10 at 7:00 PM

The Greene County Amateur Radio License Courses, jointly sponsored by the
three Greene County amateur radio clubs (Bellbrook, Fairborn and Xenia) and
Greene County ARES, will be held concurrently on Sunday evenings from 7:00
to 9:00 PM beginning September 10th and continuing through November 5th. A
Greene County VE Test Session is scheduled for Sunday, November 12th at 6:00
PM.

The entry level Technician Class Course will be held in the Training Center
at the Bellbrook Amateur Radio Club Clubhouse, Room 1 Sugarcreek Elementary
School, 51 South East Street in Bellbrook. No prior experience is required
and there is no minimum age required to earn a Technician Class license.
Morse Code no longer is required for any amateur radio license.

The General Class Course (and the Test Session) will be held in the Training
Room at Beavercreek Township Fire Station 1 located at 2195 Dayton-Xenia
Road just west of Orchard Lane.

The Extra Class Course will be held in the Training Room at Fairborn Fire
Station 2 located at 2200 Commerce Center Blvd just south of Dayton-Yellow
Springs Rd (just east of I-675).

Detailed directions to the respective sites will be provided to students
upon request.

There is no charge for the courses or for the test session but all students
are encouraged to have a copy of the respective ARRL License Manual. Please
see note below about purchasing options for a license manual-now also
available in Kindle e-book format for computers and mobile devices.

Please pass this information along to any “prospective hams” you know.
Also, all current Technician Class hams are encouraged to consider upgrading
to General Class and the Greene County General Class Course provides an
ideal opportunity.

To register for one of the courses or for more information, please contact
Henry Ruminski W8HJR by email at Henry.Ruminski@wright.edu or by phone
(between 10:00 AM and 9:00 PM) at (937) 232-9272 <tel:%28937%29%20426-2166>
(leave message if no answer).

73, Henry Ruminski W8HJR

Coordinator, Greene County License Courses

 

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PURCHASING OPTIONS FOR A LICENSE MANUAL

1. ARRL License Manuals may be ordered at the first class session for a
special discounted price of $25. Payment is due at time of order. License
Manuals usually are available by the 2nd class session.

2. ARRL License Manuals also may be ordered directly from the ARRL
Bookstore in Connecticut for $29.95 plus shipping (www.ARRL.org
<http://www.arrl.org/> ); or from R&L Electronics in Hamilton, OH
(www.RandL.com <http://www.randl.com/> ) for $26.95 plus tax plus shipping
(or pick up in person-call first to check stock-check R&L website for
directions to store).

3. ARRL License Manuals for the respective class of license sometimes are
available at local book stores. Price may vary. List price of ARRL License
Manuals is $29.95.

Make sure you are purchasing a current edition:

— Technician Class License Manual must be good for exams taken between
July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2018

— General Class License Manual must be good for exams taken between July
1, 2015 and June 30, 2019

— Extra Class License Manual must be good for exams taken between July
1, 2016 and June 30, 2020

NEW: ARRL License Manuals also are now available from ARRL and Amazon as
Kindle e-books for computers and mobile devices.

4. For questions about purchasing license manuals, email Fred Stone at
W8LLY@ARRL.net.

Free Amateur Radio Exams – August 19, 2017

Germantown Amateur Radio Society
Free Technician, General, and Extra Exams

Saturday, August 19th
Starting at 6pm

German Township Complex
12102 State Route 725
West Germantown, Ohio

Pre-Registration is Preferred
Walk-in’s welcomed

To Register or for more Information
Contact: Phil Thomas W8RMJ
937.902.6738
w8rmj@arrl.net

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BCARA License Exams – August 26, 2017

The Butler County Amateur Radio Association will offer amateur radio operator’s license examinations,  beginning at 9 am, on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the Fairfield Township Police Department, 6485 Vonnie Vale Court, Hamilton, OH.

Applicants must furnish the original and one photocopy of their current license (if any), original of any certificates of successful completion of examination (CSCE) they may hold, positive (photo) identification, and license ID number (FRN) or social security (SSN) number.

If you are applying for your first license, please go to  https://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/coresWeb/publicHome.do and obtain a FRN.  This web site is self explanatory and the FRN registration is free.

Walk-ins welcome  –  Preregistration not required.

Exams are free … No test fees will be collected.

Additional information may be obtained from Thurl Golden, KD8VLU, (513-939-4891or tgolden@fuse.net) or Carl Morgan, K8CM, (513-422-9384 or k8cm@arrl.net)

Talk-in will be available on W8WRK/R
146.700 – ,  123 Hz PL

DIAL Amateur Radio License Course – August 16, 2017

Beginning August 16, 2017, the DIAL RADIO CLUB will offer  a six-week class to prepare a candidate for examination in Technician Class Amateur Radio operator license. Meeting in Verity Lodge, on the Middletown Campus of Miami University, this class will meet Wednesday evenings,  6-9 pm.

Class will conclude September 20 and be followed by an examination session on Wednesday, September 27.

Morse code proficiency is no longer a requirement for any amateur radio operator’s license.

Although there is no charge for the instructional portion of this class,  students should be prepared to purchase a license training manual and supplies (approximately $25-30) for use in class.

Class enrollment will be limited to twenty students. For registration and/or additional information, please call Beverley Taylor (n8gge@arrl.net or 513-423-3165) or Carl Morgan (k8cm@arrl.net or 513-422-9384).

DARA License Exams – July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017 at 7:00 PM Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) will host a Laurel VEC NO COST test session at the DARA clubhouse.
 
DARA Clubhouse address
6619 Belefontaine Rd
Huber Heights, OH 45424
 
Walk-ins always accepted. Testing will be in DARA Clubhouse Classrooms 1 & 2.
 
Please ensure the following:

1) If upgrading please bring your current amateur radio license or a copy; any applicable CSCE(s) or other paperwork; that can be used for verification, credit, and grandfathering.
 
2) A government issued photo ID (i.e. driver’s license).
 
3) WE DO NOT USE SSANs!  Please obtain a Federal Registration Number (FRN) from https://apps.fcc.gov/coresWeb/publicHome.do  
 
4)  Also no cell phones can be used.  If you need a calculator we can supply one.

For more information call my cell or email.  Please leave a message or text since if I do not recognize the number or its unavailable I will not answer.


David A. Crawford, KF4KWW 
kf4kww(2)sbcglobal.net

Cell (937) six eight nine-six eight nine four