2016-2017 Education and Testing Schedule

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)

Textbooks

  • 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.