New Ham Training

New Ham Training Classes are conducted in the first floor classroom at the Radio Club of Tacoma Clubhouse. Contact the Club's Education Coordinator to register for the class. Contact info is shown below.

Preregistration is required.

Classes typically run for two days, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM on a Saturday and Sunday. Most participants take and successfully pass the Technician Class license exam at the next License Exam session. New Ham Training Classes will use as a study guide the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual, Revised 4th Edition. Copies of the Manual may be available for purchase from the Club's Education Coordinator.Tech License Manual, 3rd Edition

Helpful information about getting started in Ham Radio is available at the ARRL website. For an informative article, see "What is Amateur Radio?". 

TECHNICIAN LICENSE CLASS Classes are held on Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with license exam on the following Tuesday. The class is considered a crash course and the whole manual is reviewed over the course of the weekend.

Class schedule for 2019:

  • January 05th & 06th
  • February 09th & 10th
  • March 09th & 10th
  • April 06th & 07th 
  • June 08th & 09th
  • October 06th & 07th
  • November 10th & 11th

and other classes as needed. Classes may be cancelled when there are not enough requests for attendance, a minimum of 7 students confirmed and in attendance is required.

FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT Stephen Morton, AD7AB Education Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.