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Sat, Apr 17


American Legion

Amateur Radio Operator Licensing Weekend

This is a placeholder for anyone interested in getting their HAM radio license. If you don't have a license and want one, or if you are a Technician and want to upgrade to General, this is your chance!

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Amateur Radio Operator Licensing Weekend
Amateur Radio Operator Licensing Weekend

Time & Location

Apr 17, 2021, 9:00 AM – Apr 18, 2021, 7:00 PM

American Legion, 208 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801, USA

About the event

Hosted by the Apple City Radio Club, instructors will be conducting a Fall 2020 Amateur Radio Technician class for the purposes of preparing you to earn your entry-level FCC Technician HAM license. The opportunity to take the General, Extra class ham radio license test is also available.

 There is a $15.00 charge for the actual test and a $10.00 for event venue rental.

Tentative class schedule is as follows:

Session #1, Saturday: 8am -10am: Topics for the session are:

An introduction to the technician exam and how to study

Rules and Regulations: FCC defined bands, license privileges, control operators, 3rd party communications

Basic techniques: simplex communications, band plans, repeaters, running nets, emergency communications, etc.

How radio waves travel and various modulation techniques (AM, SSB, FM, etc.)

Session #2, Saturday: 10am – 12 noon: Demos, Q&A, hands-on, assign Elmers if students wish to have a mentor help guide them after being licensed, check-in with student progress, etc.

Session #3, Sunday: 9 am – 1pm: Topics are: Basic electricity; Ohm’s law; Power, Components, AC/DC, Schematics; Test equipment; Electrical and associated physical safety Radio wave propagation Antennas Safety, RF exposure

Exam session: We will be offering all levels of ham radio licensing exams, i.e. Technician, General, Extra -- $15 exam fee


Each of the training sessions include hands-on work with radios, demos and “nets” with students operating the radios.

Please Pre-register early. Students are urged to sign up as soon as possible for the study service to become familiar with the exam format. 

 There is no age limit to getting a ham radio license. Kids are welcome to take the course along with their family members. Ham radio is a great family activity.

 Depending on availability, existing ham radio operators are welcome to audit the class as a refresher. If so, please include your call sign as part of your enrollment information.


Nathan Poplawski

Brandon Schmitz

Damien Hooper

Dominick Wilkerson

Bill Hunt

Aaron Kravik

Todd Morton

Darius Troth

Judy Russell

Justin Hirschy

Gene Glasunow

William Hart

Evan Nolte


  • Reserved Spot HAM Class/Test

    Ticket Price Includes HAM test fee and Venue Rental.

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