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Seattle Red Cross Sponsors Amateur Radio General Class Course

Oct 11

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imageSeattle Chapter, American Red Cross, is Sponsoring an Amateur Radio General Class Licensing Course

The course meets on Monday nights starting October 24, 2011 at 6:30 PM and continues through November 21, 2011.

Class hours are generally from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.

The course is at the Seattle Red Cross, 1900 25th Ave., South, Seattle, WA 98144, room 130 (lower level).

The course is built to give you confidence in passing the licensing test and knowledge and competency in functioning as a General Class radio operator.

Prior to the first class you will need to obtain the textbook. Textbooks are available from places like or We will not have any available for purchase at the class. The textbook for this course is: The ARRL General Class License Manual 7th Edition

The class is free; however, should you want to take the licensing exam during the last class session you will need $15 for the licensing test.

Attendance is not required for every session of the class; however, if you wish to take the license examination with the class you must attend the last session.

You are not obligated to test with your class, should you not be able to make the test you may take it at another time or place. Check the website for locations.

What about commercially available flash cards, test software, and other textbooks? You may use whatever materials you wish and you are not obligated to use the ARRL licensing manual.

To register contact Kevin Kopp at 206 720-5296, Fax: (206) 720-5395,

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