Amateur Radio Class To Be Offered in Owatonna
Steele County Emergency Management and the Owatonna Steele County Amateur Radio Club, or OSCAR, will be offering free ham radio license classes.
They will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-8:30PM from February 16 through March 10 at the Owatonna Fire Hall. Besides basic knowledge of ham radio, instructors will help students study for the No-Code Technician Class exam. Class instruction is free and the study guide is $29.
The license exam will be offered on March 10. This will be open to anyone. The exam fee is $15. The class is open to all ages. Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Amateur radio operators can play a vital role during times of emergency or severe weather, plus it can be a lot of fun meeting new people via the airwaves.
Call Tom at (507) 444-9133 to register or find out more. You may also check out their website.