Thinking about Upgrading to General?


Licensing class for General Class amateur radio license via ZOOM starting April 5.

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 April 5th 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

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. In order to sit for the General exam, you must hold a valid Technician Class license or have passed the Technician Class exam.

There is no fee for this course, but students are required obtain the textbook.  To register for this course please send an email to K4DU at  Please note General Class Course in the Subject line.