The Sussex County Amateur Radio Club in cooperation with the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office will be holding Amateur Radio Technician Class license training sessions (March 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th 9am-noon).
Technician Class - Exam Requirement: 35-question Technician Written Exam (Element 2). Privileges: All VHF/UHF Amateur bands (frequencies above 30 MHz). Limited operations in certain HF bands.
General Class - Exam Requirements: 35-question General written exam (Element 3). Privileges: All VHF/UHF Amateur bands and most HF privileges (10 through 160 meters).
Extra Class - Exam Requirement: 50-question Extra written exam (Element 4). Privileges: All Amateur band privileges.
Exam sessions are conducted by volunteers working under the direction of the FCC. The exam fee is set by the Volunteer Exam Coordinator (VEC), and is usually $15 or less. Contact the exam session administrator to determine the fee that applies to the exam session you plan to attend and to verify the session date and time. The FCC does not charge a fee to issue and print an initial license or for standard changes to a license. However, there are fees for other FCC services.
Check back next week!
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