Content in the EDUCATION category

Content (e.g. blog posts, information pages, and files/links) about the activities of the RRRA Education Committee and educational topics of general interest.


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 ,

There is no charge for instruction; however a textbook is required (approximate cost $30)

Class Schedule

Spring 2019 TechnicianApr 03, 2019 to
May 08, 2019
6May 21, 2019
Fall 2019 TechnicianAug 07, 2019 to
Sep 11, 2019
6Sep 28, 2019
Fall 2019 GeneralSep 18, 2019 to
Nov 06, 2019
8Nov 19, 2019
Winter 2020 ExtraJan 08, 2020 to
Mar 11, 2020
10Mar 17, 2020

So Now What? Introduction

ARRL has launched the So Now What? (bi-weekly) podcast for hams getting started in Amateur Radio or returning after an absence.

Join podcast co-hosts Michelle Patnode, W3MVP, ARRL Communications Content Producer; and Joe Carcia, NJ1Q, W1AW Station Manager and ARRL Lab member; “as they explore the topics that every newcomer to amateur radio needs to know.” 1

The first episode is an Introduction to the podcast hosts and to their plans for content.