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EARLY 2017 WILL BE THE TIME
TO GET YOUR HAM LICENSE!

Classes for Technician, General, and Extra class licenses will be offered by the DuPage Amateur Radio Club at:

The Downers Grove Park District
Lincoln Center
935 Maple Ave.
Downers Grove, IL.


Beginning Dates of All Classes will be
January 7, 2017


Want to talk to far off places, provide communication in an emergency, or just learn more about radio communications? The DuPage Amateur Radio Club (DARC) will be offering a seven week course for ENTRY LEVEL into the basics of radio communications.  At the end of the course, a test will be given to obtain the TECHNICIAN Amateur Radio Operators License. Cost of the text is less than $30.00 and is available by clicking THIS LINK to Amazon.Com. Please have your text book for the first day of class. The test for this amateur license is an additional $15.00
 
Where: Lincoln Center Downers Grove Park District
Day/Time: Saturdays 9:00 AM - Noon
Cost: Downers Residents $14.00
Cost: Non-Residents $21.00
Register for: Class Number  313048-02
Dates Start: Jan 7, 2017 End: Feb. 18, 2017
 
The DuPage Amateur Radio Club (DARC) will be offering a seven week GENERAL LICENSE course for those with a Technician Class Amateur License wishing to upgrade. At the end of the course, a test will be given for the General Class License. The required text for the class is less than $30.00 and is available by clicking THIS LINK to Amazon.Com. Please have your textbook for the first day of class.  The test for the Amateur License costs an additional $15.00
 
Where: Lincoln Center Downers Grove Park District
Day/Time: Saturdays 9:00 AM - Noon
Cost: Downers Residents $14.00
Cost: Non-Residents $21.00
Register For: Course Number 313048-01
Dates: Start: Jan. 7, 2017 End: Feb. 25, 2017
 
The DuPage Amateur Radio Club (DARC) will be offering an eight week EXTRA Class License course for those with a General or Advanced Class amateur license wishing to upgrade.  At the end of the eight weeks, a test will be given for the Extra Class License.  The required text for the class is about $30.00 and can is available by clicking THIS LINK to Amazon.com. Please have your textbook for the first day of class. The test for the amateur license costs an additional $15.00.
 
Where: Lincoln Center Downers Grove Park District
Day/Time: Saturdays 9:00 AM - Noon
Cost: Downers Residents $18.00
Cost: Non-Residents $27.00
Register For: Course Number 313048-03
Dates: Start: Jan. 7, 2017 End: March 4, 2017

 

Class Descriptions are also on Page 48 of the Downers Grove
Park District Winter Program Guide...
... which you can flip through by clicking HERE

Want to REGISTER for a class?
Do so by clicking HERE!

For more information about our education programs, please contact 
Ed, K9EW, our Education Committee Chairperson

Learn How to Solder PL-259 Connectors
with DARC's own Murray, W9EHQ!

 

 

Want to learn about Antenna Planning for Small HF Stations (and even larger ones)?

Click the box below to download a POWER POINT
of Jim Brown's Wonderful
Power Point Lesson about the subject.

 
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for a .PDF Version of the Power Point!
 
Thanks to Jim Brown K9YC
Check out all his stuff at
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