New England Sci-Tech Technician License Course, March 30-31, 2019

For junior high and high school students, homeschool students, and adults interested in wireless communications and electronics, this fast-paced, two-day course will get you ready to take the Amateur Radio Technician license exam. Topics range from the science of radio electronics to the FCC rules governing the radio spectrum. Some preliminary reading and study is necessary to get the best results from this course. Material will be sent a few days before the course. The Technician level course runs on Saturday, 9 AM-4 PM and Sunday, 9 AM-1 PM, followed by the FCC Technician exam at 1:00, at New England Sci-Tech, …

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Whitman ARC Offering Amateur Extra Course, January 3 – March 7, 2019

The Whitman Amateur Radio Club is offering an Amateur Extra License Class lasting approximately eight weeks, beginning Thursday, January 3, 2019 at the Whitman Police Station, 20 Essex Street, Whitman.  The class meets each Tuesday and Thursday (except February 14) from 7 to 9 PM and will culminate in an exam session March 7.  The training coordinator is Ross Hochstrasser, W1EKG. He can be reached at: (781) 447-9104 or email at: Ross Hochstrasser, W1EKG, and Paul DeLory W1GTX, will use the ARRL Amateur Extra Class License Manual. The current version of the manual and question pool are valid through June …

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Amateur Extra License Class, Whitman, April 10-May 29, 2018

The Whitman Amateur Radio Club is offering an Amateur Extra License Class beginning Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at the Whitman Police Station, 20 Essex Street, Whitman from 7-9 PM.  The class will meet each Tuesday and Thursday and culminate in an exam session on May 29.  The training coordinator is Ross Hochstrasser, W1EKG. He can be reached at: (781) 447-9104 or email at: Ross follows the ARRL published license manual. He reviews the exam questions, discusses the answers, and takes any questions from the students. He also uses an online flashcard system projected at the front of the class for question review, presented with …

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Cape Ann ARA Tech Class, April 21, 2018

Bill Poulin, WZ1L writes on the Cape Ann ARA list: The Cape Ann Amateur Radio Association will hold a one-day study course for those interested in earning the FCC Technician class Amateur Radio license. The course will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM at the Lanesville Community Center, 8 Vulcan Street in Gloucester.  An exam will be held at the conclusion of  the class. There is a $20.00 fee for course materials, snacks and the FCC test fee. You must register in advance by e-mailing

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Clay Center ARC Courses in March, April 2018

The Clay Center ARC has announced it will conduct three courses for the public, starting in late March and April, 2018. “We have teamed up with Brookline Adult and Community Education (BA&CE) and Newton Community Education (NCE) to offer a radio Technician Class course for adults and child-parent pairs to facilitate their successful completion of the FCC radio license test.  Children who pass the test receive a free membership in the Clay Center Amateur Radio Club, the largest youth-oriented radio club in New England.” Clay Center will also hold Technician and General Class “License In A Weekend” events. For full details, visit

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Whitman ARC General License Class, January 9, 2018

Whitman ARC logoThe Whitman Amateur Radio Club will hold a weekly General license class beginning Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 7-9 PM at the Whitman Police Station. The class will conclude with a volunteer exam session on February 27. Material will be based on the ARRL General Class License Manual.

The course is offered free of charge. Interested parties are asked to contact the course instructor, Ross Hochstrasser, W1EKG via email at or by phone at 781-447-9104.




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QRA Announces Plans For Technician Class

QRA logoQuannapowitt Radio Association member Tom Charbonneau, NZ1X has announced that he will hold a Technician Amateur Radio class with CW instruction beginning in either late February or early March, 2007. Details of the class will be published in an upcoming issue of QRA News.

The Reading-based radio club meets the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Reading Senior Center, at 49 Pleasant Street.

–Thanks, QRA News, November 2006

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Quannapowitt RA Technician Classes To Begin March 7

Now You're TalkingThe Quannapowitt Radio Association will hold a Technician licensing class every Tuesday night for eight weeks beginning March 7, 2006 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The classes are to be held in the Community Training Room of the Reading police station, 15 Union Street, Reading MA.

The fee is $50, which includes costs of training manual, examination materials, training room rental, and one-year membership in the Quannapowitt Radio Association.

To register for the classes, contact:

* Tom Cefalo (Winchester), 781-721-2503
* Tom Charbonneau (Reading), 781-258-0625
* Jim Fisk (Andover) 978-475-7284

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