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Technician License Class

Now is the Time to Help Others Get Prepared

The Ammon Group will be offering Saturday morning Technician License training beginning March 10, 2018. Classes are from 8:00 A.M. till Noon (4 hours) The last session (March 31st) 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. They only need to pass the written exam on March 31st.

Registration is Required to Obtain a Manual

Please contact the Ammon Group contact listed below BEFORE March 5, 2018 if you need to purchase a manual. The cost will be $25 each unless the price goes up. Late orders will be $30 plus shipping & Handling payable on receipt. Note: The manual used will be the New ARRL Ham Radio License Manual Level 1 Technician, Third Edition. Question Pool good through June 30, 2018.

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)? _______

Steve Taylor (KC7IHV)

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 March 5, 2018 for a Manual
Class 1: March 10th - 8:00 A.M. till Noon
Class 2: March 17th - 8:00 A.M. till Noon
Class 3: March 24th - 8:00 A.M. till Noon
Exam Session: March 31st  - 8:00 A.M. till ~Noon

Location: CEI/EITC 1600 South, 2500 East in Idaho Falls. 

Creek Building, Room 556

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


Test Session for All License Classes
Date: March 10th
Time: 1:00PM
Where: Marshall Public Library (113 S Garfield Ave)

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 $15 cash. If you are upgrading, then you must also provide a printed copy of your current license.

Can't make it to the above test sessions?

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.