Our meetings are the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Our next meeting will be Oct. 15, 2019, in the Springfield Justice Center, 230 4th St, Springfield, OR 97477.Mike Shelby (W7RIS) will be with us again for a presentation about dummy loads. A relatively simple, but important, piece of equipment.
I hope to see you there!
73, Jeff Hammond NT7B, Pres. EARS
Amateur Radio License Classes
Entry-level (Technician) license: Thursdays 7-9pm, Sept 5-Oct 24, 2019 (8 sessions)
Registration deadline, August 15, 2018
Location: American Red Cross, 440 E. Broadway, Suite 200, Eugene, OR 97401
Intermediate (General) license: Tuesdays 7-9pm, Sept 10-Oct 22, 2019 (7 sessions)
Registration deadline, August 20, 2018
Location: Eugene Police Department, 300 Country Club Rd, Eugene, OR 97401
Cost: No cost for the classes! The study book is $30. License exam fee is $15 at exam time.
Technician class book: Ham Radio License Manual, 4th edition.
General class book: General Class License Manual, 8th edition.
The book is available from the following sources:
– “Matt” Dillon (If ordered early)
– Ham Radio Outlet, Portland store, 1-800-765-4267
– American Radio Relay League, www.arrl.org
Available Seats: 25 for Technician class, 12 for General class
Registration Contact: An email to the contact below with your phone # is your registration.
“Matt” Dillon W7ARD
439 Heywood Ave., Eugene, OR (Santa Clara area)
541-689-0640 firstname.lastname@example.org preferred
Amateur Radio License Exams
You can get your initial license or upgrade your license with us. The Emerald Amateur Radio Society normally offers exams on the last Saturday of each month at the board room of Springfield Utilities Board, 223 A St, Suite F, Springfield OR 97477. The testing starts at 1:00 p.m. Please plan to arrive about fifteen minutes early so we can begin processing paperwork.What to bring to testing:
- Money or check to cover testing fees,$15.00 payable to “ARRL/VEC.”
- If you are testing for the first time, you will need 2 pieces of ID,one must be a photo ID.
- If you are up-grading, please bring a copy of your FCC license and any CSCE’s you may have, as well as photocopies of these documents along with your photo ID.
If you are successful in passing the Technician or General Test, you will be given the opportunity to try for the next higher class licence for no additional fee at that time.For more information contact Peter McClosky at N7IY@arrl.net
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