FCC “Technician” course (entry level)
FCC “General” course (2nd level)
Each course is 2 sessions:

The sessions will be on 29 April and 6 May 2023

Technician 9:30 AM to 1:15 PM both Saturdays (bring your lunch)
General 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM both Saturdays

The FCC tests will be 10:00 AM to noon on 13 May 2023

At the start of the 29 April Technician course, a member of the Palos
Verdes Amateur Radio Club will give a 30-minute presentation on how to get further involved in amateur radio.

The class location is at Fred Hesse Community Park,
29301 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
The Hesse Park facility no longer requires a mask
Confirm your attendance to Walt, K1DFO at

There is no fee for either course. Taking the FCC test is $15. After
passing the Technician test the FCC will send you an e-mail for paying its $35 license fee and then they will post your call sign.

Optional Material (sold at cost):
Gordon West books with all the FCC test questions,
$30 for the Technician and $25 for the General
Paper copy of Walt’s Power Point charts,
$29 for the Technician and $25 for the General

For courses sponsored by the Palos Verdes Amateur Radio Club, students thru grade 12 who pass their examination at a PVARC VE test session will, upon application to the Club, be eligible for reimbursement up to a maximum of $50 to cover the cost of materials and the examination fee.

Everyone who obtains their first ham radio license through a PVARC VE test session, regardless of age, will receive a free membership in the Palos Verdes Amateur Radio Club for the remainder of the current calendar year.