ARRL Affiliated

The Rogue Valley Amateur Radio Club meets the first Thursday of each month (except July and August) from 7:00 to 9:00p at the Red Cross Building, 60 Hawthorne Street, Medford.
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The September "meeting" is the Annual Swap Meet on the first Saturday after the first Thursday of the month from 10:00a to 3:00p.

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Licensing Classes

Several times a year, the RVARC offers a series of courses designed to prepare participants for their license examinations for the Technician, General, or Extra-Class licenses. For more on these license grades see “Getting Licensed” on the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) website.


RVARC License Class Instructors (left-right): Rick Arens KF7VZ, Dale Troutman N7IXS, Johnny Jones WA6RHK, Bill Shrader W7QMU, Joe Gunderson AF7GN, Ryan LePage KD7RQ, and Curt Hadley KF7VZV. (Click for larger view) 

We are currently offering a Technician/General-class course in the Medford area Sundays at 3 pm at the Smullin Health Education Center  (part of the Asante Rogue Valley Medical Center) at 2825 E Barnett Rd, Medford, Oregon.  (You may order manuals via the email or phone number listed below – the first 2015 Class Sessions start February 8th, 2015, with a “Meet & Greet” session on January 18th to introduce students to the class materials, methods and expectations – and Walk-Ins are always welcome throughout the course! ( Though you may have some catching up to do!! )

There is no cost for the class itself, just the cost of the two Manuals (Technician and General, $23.00 each), and $15 for the test.

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This course will combine instruction for both the Technician and General license classes.  This will make it possible to study for taking both exams at the same time when you are ready.  Alternately, you can take just the Technician class exam and take you time to prepare for your General-class “ticket” later.  No pressure!!


For further information, contact Joe Gunderson, AF7GN, at


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