General Classes

This is your next class of license as an amateur radio operator, your first step in HF contacts. This class normally starts in January and the book you will need is ‘The ARRL General Class License Manual for Ham Radio’.

For more information or to sign-up for the next  class contact Dennis Simon, KB7UTV, at 643-1670. Please leave a message any time and he will get back to you.

Basic Course Outline

 Class 1    General Class Overview

Practices and Procedures



Digital Modes

 Class 2    Emergency Operations

FCC Rules and Regulations

Operating Privileges

 Class 3    Technical Rules and Standards

                   AC Power

                        Electronic Components and Circuits

 Class 4    Electronic Components and Circuits

 Class 5    Electronic Components and Circuits

Power Sources

Power Connections

Test Equipment

 Class 6    Operating Modes

                   Radio Signals

                   Radio Equipment

                   Transmitter Structure and Design

 Class 7    Receiver Structure and Design

                   Station Installation

 Class 8    Antennas

 Class 9    Feedlines


 Class 10  Electrical Safety

RF Safety

                   Outdoor Safety