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Spring 2019 General Class

The Hurst Amateur Radio Club will be offering a free Amateur General licensing class during the last two weeks of March. This instructor-led class will take place on Tuesday and Thursday’s from 6:30pm to 9:30pm on both weeks. An optional VE test session will be offered on the last day of class and cost $15 paid to the VEC.

Dates – March 19th, 21st, 26th & 28th, 6:30pm – 9:30pm each night.
Location – This class is hosted by the Hurst Amateur Radio Club at the Hurst Fire Station Number 2, in Hurst TX.
Cost – The class is free, but there is a $15 exam fee, paid to the ARRL or W5YI VEC by check or cash at the time of testing.

The recommended study manual is the Gordon West 2015-2019 General Class Book available from a number of online and local booksellers or directly from W5YI (purchase online, but available for pickup locally). Please purchase ASAP for use with the pre-class study worksheet (follow link to download and print). We ask that you come to the first day of class with the worksheet completed so we know what material to emphasize.

Note: This is an upgrade class for those that already have the Technician class license. An entry level, Technician class, will be offered in May 2019.

Please register for this class on our webpage here.

2018 General Upgrade Class

The Hurst Amateur Radio Club will be offering a free Amateur General licensing class during the last week of September and first week of October 2018. This instructor-led class will take place on Tuesday and Thursday’s from 6:30pm to 9:30pm on both weeks. An optional VE test session will be offered on the last day of class and cost $15 paid to the VEC.

DatesSeptember 25th & 27th, October 2nd & 4th.
Location – This class is hosted by the Hurst Amateur Radio Club at the Hurst Fire Station Number 2, in Hurst TX.
Cost – The class is free, but there is a $15 exam fee, paid to the ARRL or W5YI VEC by check or cash at the time of testing.

The recommended study manual is the Gordon West 2015-2019 General Class Book available from a number of online and local booksellers or directly from W5YI (purchase online, but available for pickup locally). Please purchase ASAP for use with the pre-class study worksheet (follow link to download and print). We ask that you come to the first day of class with the worksheet completed so we know what material to emphasize.

Note: This is an upgrade class for those that already have the Technician class license. An entry level, Technician class, will be offered in November 2018.

Please register for this class on our webpage here.

*** This class has been cancelled ***

Upgrade Opportunity: General Class

The Hurst Amateur Radio Club will be offering a free Amateur General licensing class during the 2nd and 4th week of September 2016. This instructor-led class will take place on Thursday from 8:00am to 5:00pm on both weeks. An optional VE test session will be offered on the last day of class and cost $15 paid to the VEC.

This class is hosted by Baylor Regional Medical Center in Grapevine, TX at their request, and seats will be delegated to BRMC employees holding a Technician Class Amateur Radio license already. Remaining seats will be opened to the general public after this.

A map to their location can be found here: Baylor Scott & White Hospital, Grapevine

The recommended study manual is the Gordon West 2015-2019 General Class Book available from a number of online and local booksellers or directly from W5YI (purchase online, but available for pickup locally). Please purchase ASAP for use with the pre-class study worksheet (follow link to download and print). We ask that you come to the first day of class with the worksheet completed so we know what material to emphasize.

Note: This is an upgrade class for those that already have the Technician class license. An entry level, Technician class, will be offered in November 2016.

Please register for this class on our webpage here.