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ATTENTION:   
Our Next Amateur Radio License Training Course will start Soon!   
The TECHNICIAN CLASS held - Saturdays - starts: May 18 -through- July 27, 2019 


BARS - Education

The Federal Communications Commision (FCC) currently offers three levels of Amateur Radio Class Licenses:
  1. Technician Class License  -  2. General Class License  -  3. Extra Class License   

The Bolingbrook Amateur Radio Society (BARS) provides several multi-week Amateur Radio license training classes throughout the year.  Classes are open to anyone, at any age, who is interested in achieving or upgrading their Amateur Radio Class License.  These training classes are - FREE - at no charge to the students.   (although we do suggest students purchase the ARRL textbook manual for the license class they plan to attend)

Regardless if you are starting out new to the Amateur Radio (Ham) hobby and want to get your Technician Class License, or if you are already a Ham and want to achieve the next level upgrade to your existing Amateur Radio license,,,,

We can help you do it!


The ARRL License Manuals - textbooks used in our classes

1 Tech 4th Ed 2018 2022   2 General 8th Ed thru 6 30 2019   3 Extra 11th Ed thru 6 30 2020
Level 1: 
Technician Class 
  Level 2:  
General Class 
  Level 3:  
Extra Class 
Current thru - June 30, 2022   Current thru - June 30, 2019   Current thru - June 30, 2020

Before purchasing a manual, be aware of the "Current thru" date.


ALL Training Courses are Held:

The Amateur Radio Class License Training Courses we offer are always held:  

            When:        Saturday Mornings                  Time:    9:00 AM  until 12 noon

            Location:    Golden Corral in Aurora           At:    4270 E. New York St., Aurora, IL 60504

 

For more information about our Amateur Radio Class License Courses - Click the course name link below

 2019  3. Extra Class License Course     n/a   Completed  - Jan 19  -thru-  Mar 23, 2019     
 1. Technician Class License Course       Register Sqr Blk Ylw sm 2   Starts:    May 18  -thru-  July 27, 2019 
 2. General Class License Course   -   Starts:    Sep 21  -thru-  Nov 23, 2019
 
 2020   3. Extra Class License Course   -   Scheduled for:    Jan 18  -thru-  Mar 21, 2020    

 


2019Scedule for Amateur Radio License Training Classes:

 2019 - Class Calendar
 2019 - Class Schedule Dates 
2019 Class Sched Calendar 2   2019 Class Sched Months 2

 


BARS is proud to offer and present these Amateur Radio License Training Classes in affiliation with
NIARTT - Northern IL Amateur Radio Training and Testing. 

For any questions or more information please contact the BARS - Education Chairman: 
Cyndi M Gillies, K9NAX at: 
 K9NAX@arrl.org   or   Edu@k9bar.org