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Technician Class starting January 11th 2020.

Now is the Time to Help Others Get Prepared

The Ammon Group will be offering Saturday morning Technician License training beginning January 11th. Classes are from 8:00 A.M. till Noon (4 hours) The last session (March 2nd) will be an FCC exam session. The Exam Session is open to anyone any one upgrading to any class license.

Remember that there is no longer a Morse code requirement for any amateur radio class.

Attendance is encouraged, but not required

Attendance at all 4 sessions is encouraged and will be beneficial but is not required. The only thing required is to pass the exam. Please encourage those that are interested to attend as many of the sessions as they can but let them know that they aren't required to attend any classes to obtain their license. You only need to pass the written exam on February 1st.

Registration is Required to Obtain a Manual
Please contact the Ammon Group contact listed below BEFORE January 6th, 2020 $27.50 each unless the price goes up. Late orders will be $32.95 plus shipping & Handling payable on receipt.

Note: The manual used will be the New ARRL Ham Radio License Manual Level 1 Technician, Fourth Edition. Question Pool good through June 30, 2022.


Steve Taylor (KC7IHV)
Cell: 208-520-1727


To register, send an email to Steve Taylor with the following information:

Name ______________________________

Phone number(s) ________________________________

E-mail address ________________________________

Do you need a book (Yes - No)? _______


Exam Session
You may attend only the Exam session if you would like, however you must notify Steve well in advance of anyone planning to test. The FCC Examining Team will need to know how many will be testing or materials will not be available for testing.

If you would like to upgrade to General or Extra Class, you must notify Steve in advance so that the exam team will have a test ready for you.

Class Dates
Register: On or before January 6th, 2020 for a Manual
Class 1: January 11th - 8:00 A.M. till Noon
Class 2: January 18th - 8:00 A.M. till Noon
Class 3: January 25th - 8:00 A.M. till Noon
Exam Session: February 1st - 8:00 A.M. till ~Noon

Location: College of Eastern Idaho 1600 South, 2500 East in Idaho Falls. 

Creek Building, Room 535

The Creek Building is located on the North East end of Campus. Nearest the streetlight in front of the Ammon Walmart

When testing all candidates must bring two forms of identification, one must be government issued with a picture, a black or blue ball-point pen, and $14 cash. If you are upgrading, then you must also provide a printed copy of your current license.

Can't make it to a listed test session?

You can also contact other area Volunteer Exam Coordinators and see when they have an upcoming test session. You can view their contact information at this link.

If you know of another upcoming class or test session, let us know.