Richmond Amateur Radio Club

Class Schedules

Spring 2018 Class Registration

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7 to 8 pm

License classes

Tuesday nights, 7 to 9pm, March 6 to May 8, 2018

  • Technician (first license)
  • General (second license)
  • Extra (highest license)

Optional classes

Thursday nights

If instructors are available we traditionally we offer Morse Code and Electronics for Hams

One-day seminars

If instructors are available we traditionally we offer Remote-control station intro,D-Star Setup & Operations, and NEC Antenna Modeling


The Club charges each participant $15 for a semester of as many classes at a student wishes, whether a  10-week course or one-day seminars.

The Technician, General and Extra ARRL license manuals cost $30 each. Manuals may be purchased registration night and will be available for the first night of class.

Please bring the exact amounts to cover the fee and book or plan to pay by check.

Official Exams

The Club provides a Volunteer Examiners (VE) testing session near the end of each course. There is a $15 examination fee. Click VE Testing Schedules  for the current schedule.

School Location

Registration, classes, and exams are held at the Bon Air United Methodist Church, 1645 Buford Road, Richmond, VA 23235. Please enter the church from the West Bon View Drive side of the building. Signs inside direct you to the correct rooms.

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Other Information

If inclement weather causes the closing of the school, additional nights are usually negotiated to allow adequate time to cover necessary material.

If there is insufficient demand for a course, the course will not be offered.  Most instructors want at least three (3) students before they will hold the class.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the head of the school   Bruce MacAlister, W4BRU at or  804-353-4269.

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