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Amateur Radio Technician License Class

The Denton County Amateur Radio Association (DCARA) will host an Amateur Radio Technician License class on March 25 & 26. This class along with study materials will prepare you to take your exam on the final day of the class.

The cost is $25.00 payable to the club's PayPal account. This fee includes your license exam fee and a box lunch on Saturday. Upon passing the exam, you will be given free a one-year $20.00 membership to DCARA.

Registration & Payment:
Click the Pay Now button below or go to the DCARA website www.dcara.net and pay the $25 class fee by going to the "Membership" page, click "Misc Payment" and put "Tech Class" in the reason for payment. Please also send training@dcara.net a message so you will be added to the class roster.

Date & Time:
Saturday, March 25, 2023 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, March 26, 2022 9:00 am to 3:00 pm followed by the VE exam session at 3:00 pm

Denton County Emergency Services
9060 Teasley Ln (FM2181)
Denton, TX 76210

The class will be based on the 2022-2026 Technician Class text by Gordon West W5YI. Text may be purchased online from www.w5yi.org or Amazon.

Nancy Graff
DCARA Training Coordinator

More information:
DCARA website www.dcara.net

The class includes both days, Saturday & Sunday with the test on Sunday.
You are not expected to go through the whole book prior to the class, but it helps if you do some studying ahead of time.
Many get a head start on the course content using many available resources.
The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 5th edition is a more in-depth study option available at arrl.org or Amazon .
There are several online options.
The ARRL.org site has a lot of information and links.
An online search for Ham Radio Test will direct you to several free practice test sites that are great practice for the pool of test questions actually used on the test.
QRZ https://www.qrz.com/hamtest/
Ham Test Online www.hamtestonline.com/study.jsp?action=1fl49fiws72v
ARRL http://www.arrl.org/exam-practice

You may also find phone apps that will drill you on the test questions.
There are many YouTube videos covering the ham radio/amateur radio technician license test content.
Popular YouTube videos by Gordon West, the author of the recommended text, reference the text.
Please contact Nancy Graff, DCARA training coordinator, if you have any questions.

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