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The Rogue Valley Amateur Radio Club normally meets the first Thursday of each month (except July and August) from 7:00 to 9:00p at the Red Cross Building, 1050 Crater Lake Ave., Medford.
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Licensing Classes

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At least twice a year, the Cascade Amateur Radio Enthusiasts (C.A.R.E. Club) offers a series of classes that are designed to prepare participants for license examinations for the Technician and General Class licenses. We do not currently offer and Extra-Class License Course.
For more on these license grades see “Getting Licensed” on the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) website.

Our next class will begin later this summer – the date and location has not been set as yet.  The class sessions are held on  Saturdays at 2 pm and as soon as we know the location, we will poet it here.   You may order manuals at a discount through the Instructors, or via the email or phone number listed below.  Walk-Ins are always welcome throughout the course!

There is no cost for the class itself, just the cost of the materials – two Manuals (Technician and General, $22.50 each), and $15  for the test at the end of the course.

Tech Manual PicThis course combines instruction for both the Technician and General license classes.  This will make it possible to study for, and then take, both exams in the same exam session when you are ready.  Alternately, you can take just the Technician class exam and take your time to prepare for your General-class “ticket” later.  No pressure!!  However, the class sessions will cover information from both license classes.


For further information, contact

Curt Hadley, KF7VZV, at


For more detailed Class information visit



4 comments to Licensing Classes

  • Luther


    when does your next class begin? (as I missed the Sept 8 start).
    also, how much do they cost?



  • Luther

    Thanks Todd!

  • Bob Rogers

    This is a GREAT ! licencing program. It gives everyone interested in becoming a Ham Operator the opportunity to get both your Technician and General Licences. The instructors are a great group of guys and they have an awful lot of experience to draw from. You would be hard pressed to find a better course.

    I know because I just finished the last class and now i’m happy to say I passed both tests. It may have taken me over fifty years to get them. My careers and military service prevented me from getting them earlier, but the wait was worth it. It’s never too late and your never too old.

    Bob Rogers KG7HPO