Training Class Information Page
Page last updated on 07/04/2014
Note: There is no charge for RCARC
however the students are responsible for purchasing the training manual
and there is also a fee to take the FCC examination to get your
license. Robertson County Amateur Radio Club does not profit at all
from these classes.
We currently do not have any classes planned.
If you are interested in becoming an amateur radio operator, or are
already licensed and would like to upgrade, please email
Neil Petersen, our Director of Training at firstname.lastname@example.org
and provide your
name and contact phone number. In the subject line please put
"Interested in Amateur Radio Training Classes".
Neil will respond to your email and let you know when the next class
will be scheduled.
Class scheduling is based on the number of people interested so while
there may not be a class scheduled at this time, he can put your name
on a contact list to notify you when a class is scheduled.
Technician Class Training
April 20 - May 11, 2013
Robertston County Amateur Radio
Club held its first Technician License training class in April/May of
2013. The class was
held on four consecutive Saturday mornings from April 20th thru May
11th at the Robertson County Senior Center
from 9am till noon. Neil Petersen KM5VV, our Director of Training was
the primary instructor for this class. Other members assistrd as
If you would like to be notified when the next class will begin, please
Neil at email@example.com or if you use an email program
like Outlook or Thunderbird, you can just click
The class manual was "The ARRL Ham Radio Manual,
Second Edition". The manual is available from the Amateur Radio Relay
League (ARRL), Amazon.com and BarnesandNobel.com. Links for these three
sites are below. These links take you directly to the page for ordering
the manual...no hunting around to find it. For those of you local to
our area, the manuals are also reported to be available on the shelf at
Barnes and Nobel in Hendersonville, TN.
To order your manuals online click the following links. Prices
vary so you might want to check them all before ordering. Make sure
that you are ordering the "Second Edition". It is a brick red
colored cover shown below.
& Nobel Order Page
Eight students started the class on April 20th