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EARLY 2018 IS THE TIME
TO GET YOUR HAM LICENSE!

Classes for Technician, General, and Extra class licenses will likely be offered again by the DuPage Amateur Radio Club at:

The Downers Grove Park District
Lincoln Center
935 Maple Ave.
Downers Grove, Il.


Registration begins:
November 27, 2017 for RESIDENTS
December 4, 2017 for NON-RESIDENTS

Beginning Dates of Classes:
Technician Class - Jan. 20, 2018
General Class - Jan. 13, 2018
Extra Class - Jan 6, 2018


Want to talk to far off places, provide communication in an emergency, or just learn more about radio communications? The DuPage Amateur Radio Club (DARC) will be offering a seven week course for ENTRY LEVEL into the basics of radio communications.  At the end of the course, a test will be given to obtain the TECHNICIAN Amateur Radio Operators License. Cost of the text is about $30.00 and is available by clicking THIS LINK to Amazon.Com Please have your text book for the first day of class. The test for this amateur license costs an additional $15.00.
 
Where: Lincoln Center Downers Grove Park District
Day/Time: Saturdays 9:00 AM - Noon
Cost: Downers Residents $14.00
Cost: Non-Residents $21.00
Register for: Class Number 171008-01
Dates Start: Jan 20, 2018 End: March 3, 2018
 
The DuPage Amateur Radio Club (DARC) will be offering an eight week GENERAL LICENSE course for those with a Technician Class Amateur License wishing to upgrade. At the end of the course, a test will be given for the General Class License. The required text for the class is about $30.00 and is available by clicking THIS LINK to Amazon.Com Please have your textbook for the first day of class.  The test for the Amateur License costs an additional $15.00
 
Where: Lincoln Center Downers Grove Park District
Day/Time: Saturdays 9:00 AM - Noon
Cost: Downers Residents $14.00
Cost: Non-Residents $21.00
Register For: Course Number 171007-01
Dates: Start: Jan 13, 2018 End: March 3, 2018
 
The DuPage Amateur Radio Club (DARC) will be offering a nine week EXTRA Class License course for those with a General or Advanced Class amateur license wishing to upgrade.  At the end of the course, a test will be given for the Extra Class License.  The required text for the class is about $30.00 and is available by clicking THIS LINK to Amazon.Com Please have your textbook for the first day of class. The test for the amateur license costs an additional 15.oo.
 
Where: Lincoln Center Downers Grove Park District
Day/Time: Saturdays 9:00 AM - Noon
Cost: Downers Residents $18.00
Cost: Non-Residents $27.00
Register For: Course Number 171013-01
Dates: Start: Jan 6, 2018 End: March 3, 2018



Class Descriptions appear on page 48 in the Downers Grove
Park District Winter Program Guide HERE

Registration for classes is on page 74-75 HERE!

For more information about our education programs, please contact Ed, K9EW, our Education Committee Chairperson

Learn How to Solder PL-259 Connectors
with DARC's own Murray, W9EHQ!

 

 

Want to learn about Antenna Planning for Small HF Stations (and even larger ones)?

Click the box below to download a POWER POINT
of Jim Brown's Wonderful
Power Point Lesson about the subject.

 
Don't have POWER POINT? Click the button below
for a .PDF Version of the Power Point!
 
Thanks to Jim Brown K9YC
Check out all his stuff at
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