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

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

Class Schedule

ClassDatesSessionsTesting
Winter 2019 ExtraJan 02, 2019 to
Mar 06, 2019
10Mar 19, 2019
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

Textbooks

Technician License Course Textbook

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General License Course Textbook

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Extra License Course Textbook
  • ARRL Extra Class License Manual 11th Edition—April 2016
  • Includes all the Exam Questions with Answer Key, for use through June 30, 2020
  • Available as:
    • Regular Paperback (ISBN: 978-1-62595-045-1)
    • Spiral Bound (ISBN: 978-1-62595-055-0)

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Amateur Radio License Testing

RRRA Volunteer Examiners (VEs) conduct Amateur Radio license testing sessions on an approximately bi-monthly basis—including after the completion of each series of weekly classes and in conjunction with the RRRA Hamfest.

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.

Use the ARRL Find an Amateur Radio License Exam Session page to locate testing opportunities offered by other organizations.