Branson Repeaters

Missouri Ozarks Amateur (Ham) Radio

General & Extra Licensing Classes

General and Amateur Extra Licensing Classes(Note: Registration deadline for each class is this Saturday, July 15, 2017. To register, send an email to: N0OCP@arrl.net or call/text: 417-844-1418)

Two amateur radio licensing classes (one for General, and one for Extra) are in the planning stages for Bolivar, Missouri (in Polk County) this summer and fall. The General licensing class is proposed for later this month and would meet two times with the testing session happening right after the second meeting. The Amateur Extra training class would meet this fall in late September through mid October and would meet three times with the testing session happening right after the third meeting.

The proposed dates and details for the General Class are:Gordon West General Class Study Guide

Saturday, July 22, 2017, with class from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday, July 29, 2017, with class 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (followed by testing)

Book:
The General Class Training Book will be: Gordon West 2015-2019 General Class Book (Blue Cover Background). You must purchase this book on your own. You can order it from Amazon by clicking here.

Instructor:
The class will be taught by Joye McElwee, N0OCP.

Cost:
Cost for testing is $14.00. There is no charge for attending the class itself unless you register and fail to attend. If you register and don’t show up, you will be billed $15. The instructor realizes that last-minute emergencies, illnesses, etc. happen, and he will work with you regarding those situations.

Registration / Questions:
Email Joye McElwee at: N0OCP@arrl.net or call / text him at: 417-844-1418.

Gordon West Amateur Extra Class Study GuideThe proposed dates and details for the Amateur Extra Class are:

Saturday, September 30, 2017, with class from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 14, 2017, with class from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 21, 2017, with class 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. followed by testing

Book:
The General Class Training Book will be: Gordon West 2016 -2020 Extra Class Book (Green Cover Background). You must purchase this book on your own. You can order it from Amazon by clicking here.

Instructor:
The class will be taught by Joye McElwee, N0OCP.

Cost:
Cost for testing is $14.00. There is no charge for attending the class itself unless you register and fail to attend. If you register and don’t show up, you will be billed $15. The instructor realizes that last-minute emergencies, illnesses, etc. happen, and he will work with you regarding those situations.

Registration / Questions:
Send an email to N0OCP@arrl.net or call or text 417-844-1418.

The proposed location for both classes is inside the CMH Support Services building (in the CMH Prehospital Services section). This building is located along a service road just west of CMH Hospital in Bolivar, Missouri. You will follow this service road downhill from Oakland Avenue.

Use the interactive Google Map below to find the class location:

Registration deadline for each class is this Saturday, July 15, 2017. To register, send an email to: N0OCP@arrl.net or call/text: 417-844-1418

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