Thinking about Upgrading to General?

The Albemarle Amateur Radio Club is pleased to announce that a course preparing students to sit for the General Class amateur radio license will be offered via Zoom starting Wednesday evening March 24th at 7 pm Eastern time.  The class is open to anyone interested in upgrading to the General Class License and will run for 8 weeks on Wednesdays. 

The class is based on the ARRL General Class License Manual (Ninth Edition) which can be ordered at and also at  There will be a license examination (VE) session following the course, details of which are being worked out.

The class will offer an overview of General Class privileges, procedures and practices, rules and regulations, components and circuits, radio signals and equipment, digital modes, antennas, propagation, electrical and rf safety; items that will be needed for the test. 

There is no fee for this course, but students are required obtain the textbook that is being used and to register.  You can register by following this link to Sign-Up Genius.

A course outline, reading assignment sheet and a Zoom link to the class will be provided to those who register.