Classes for amateur radio licenses

Members of the club provide classes in preparation for the technician examinations, usually once each year. Dates and times will be advertised here.

ARRL Volunteer Examiner examination sessions are held at the end of each class sequence, and at other times during the year as needed.


Working the AO-51 satellite [Tom Mikkelsen, WA0POD, photo]


This class is for the Technician License. It runs for seven successive Thursday evenings From April 7 to May 19, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The first seven weeks are instruction,

FOLLOWED IN THE EIGHTH WEEK BY THE FCC TEST, on May 26th, at 6 p.m., administered by volunteer examiners (VEs). This test is open to all levels, not just the Technician level.

Cost of the class: $30.
Recommended reference book: ARRL Technicial Class Manual, available either from the instructor for $30 or from Ham Radio Outlet in Burbank for about $32.
Fee for the FCC test: $15

The class will be held at C & M Printing, 10034 Commerce Ave, Tujunga, CA 91042. For further information, contact the instructor Mark Seigel (mark [dot] seigel [at] gmail [dot] com).

This is the class you want for learning about ham radio. Students who take this class come away with real knowledge and have a good rate of passing the FCC exam, as well as learning how to use their radios.