Classes & Exams

ARCNEM usually offers 3 courses each year geared towards the Technician, General, and Extra licenses. Classes are taught one evening per week for 7 weeks or more. Courses are conducted at the National Electronics Museum on Tuesday evenings, 6:30-9:30PM. Please arrive 15 minutes early the first evening to register.

Attendees are required to provide their own copy of the ARRL License Manual appropriate to the course being taught. These Manuals are available via ARRL and also Amazon.

At the conclusion of each course, a free exam session is held at which all levels of license examinations are offered. Exam sessions are typically held at the National Electronics Museum (see Visitor Info for location) at 6:30 p.m. the week after a course ends. Course participants and walk-ins are welcome (please arrive 15 minutes early to register). Bring photo ID and any current Amateur Radio license.

The next Technician Class course is being offered starting Tuesday, September 15, 2015. Stay tuned for more detail about this class.