Amateur Radio Licensing Classes
RRRA offer periodic series of weekly classes in preparation for FCC Amateur Radio license tests. These classes are held Wednesday evenings, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm, on the 3rd floor of the West Fargo Public Library, 109 3rd St E, West Fargo, ND 58078 , http://www.westfargolibrary.com Class | Dates | Sessions | Testing ——|——-|———-|——– Winter 2016 Extra | 6-Jan-2017 to 9-Mar-2017 | 10 | 15-Mar-2016 Spring 2016 Technician | 6-Apr-2016 to 11-May-2016 | 6 | 17-May-2016 Fall 2016 Technician | 3-Aug-2016 to 7-Sep-2016 | 6 | 24-Sep-2016 Fall 2016 General | 28-Sep-2016 to 9-Nov-2016 | 7 | 15-Nov-2016 Winter 2017 Extra | 11-Jan-2017 to 15-Mar-2017 | 10 | 21-Mar-2017
There is no charge for instruction; however a textbook is required (approximate cost $30)
- Technician Class Manual [ARRL] [Amazon] - ISBN 978-1-62595-031-0 (for use until 30 June 2018)
- General Class Manual [ARRL] [Amazon] - ISBN 978-1-62595-031-4 (for use until 30 June 2019)
- Extra Class Manual [ARRL] [Amazon] - ISBN 978-0-87256-517-0 (for use until 30 June 2016)
Amateur Radio License Testing
RRRA Volunteer Examiners (VEs) conduct Amateur Radio license testing sessions bi-monthly.
Please see our index of License Testing dates for a complete list of currently scheduled testing dates along with information about License Test Prerequisites and Checking Your License Status.