Rochester Amateur Radio Association, Inc.
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Rochester Hamfest



Amateur Radio Licensing Courses

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Get Your Ham License or Upgrade to the Next Level!
Next Series Starts Fall 2019!

Are you interested in getting your ham license or upgrading to the next level but are not sure you can pass the exam without help? You can bet you are not alone; and RaRa is ready to help with instructors standing by. Our licensing courses are held at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and consists of 10 weekly sessions. Courses are taught for all 3 license levels: Technician, General, and Amateur Extra using the ARRL License Manuals, which are available for purchase through RaRa.

Class space is limited and reservations are highly recommended. Please email to ensure you have a seat!

Licensing courses are FREE to current members and only $15.00 for non-members.

Not a current RaRa member? Membership starts at FREE! (click here for details)

2019 Fall License Classes

The Technician and General classes will be held in the fall at RIT. Watch this page for details as to start date, day of the week, time and classrooms. Classes are generally from 7PM-9PM.

Classes are FREE to RaRa members and $15 for non members. Click here to join RaRa!


Technician Class — Location to be Announced Gleason Bldg Room 9-3139

General Class — Location to be Announced Gleason Bldg Room 9-3129

Extra Class — Location to be Announced Gannett Hall Room 2235 (Harris Think Tank)

The instructors will be using the ARRL Licensing manual:


If you need one, you can order it direct by clicking on the manual above or it can be purchased during registration for the discounted rate of $25.00 please make checks payable to RaRa, or have exact change.

Last revised: 05/11/19 05:29 PM

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