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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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Licensing Classes

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Several times a year, the Rogue Elmers Association offers a series of courses that are designed to prepare participants for their license examinations for the Technician, General, or Extra-Class licenses (Extra Course TBA).
For more on these license grades see “Getting Licensed” on the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) website.
Class sessions will resume later this summer – Dates are TBA.  The class sessions are held on  Sundays at 2 pm in Room 106 at the Smullin Health Education Center , (part of the Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center) at 2825 E Barnett Rd, Medford, Oregon.   You may order manuals at a discount via the email or phone number listed below.  Walk-Ins are always welcome throughout the course!   ( Though you may have some catching up to do!!  We have built in a way for you to do so at your own pace. )
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.

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This course combines instruction for both the Technician and General license classes.  This will make it possible to study for, and then take, both exams at the same time 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!!


For further information, contact

Joe Gunderson, AF7GN, at


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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?



  • 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

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