Amateur Radio Technician Class License Course
The Tuscaloosa Amateur Radio Club is offering a series of free one hour class sessions to help interested individuals prepare for the Technician Class Amateur Radio License Exam. The classes will be held at DCH Northport in the Faucett Room from 6PM to 7PM
on the following dates:
9/10/2018, 9/17/2018, 9/24/2018, 10/1/2018, 10/8/2018, 10/15/2018
Consider staying to attend the TARC meetings on September 10th and October 8th at 7PM, but this is entirely optional and has no impact on the course sessions.
If you would like to purchase a license manual (this is similar to a textbook, but it is NOT required), they are available from the Amateur Radio Relay League for approximately $30: (link to license manual)
A testing session will be offered immediately after the session on October 15th, and the Volunteer Examiner fee is $15 to take the exam (this is also optional – there is no requirement that you take the exam at this time).
Collegiate QSO Party
The Collegiate QSO Party will take place September 15th and 16th, 2018. For more information, see http://www.gatorradio.org/collegiate.html.
Deep South ARC Hamfest
The Deep South Amateur Radio Club Hamfest will be held September 29th, 2018 from 8AM to 2PM at the Steele Creek Lodge (368 Juniper Avenue, Satsuma, AL 36572). See their promotional flyer for more information.
The eighth annual Helena Hamfest will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 8:00am to 12:00pm at the Helena Amphitheater (4151 Helena Road, Helena, AL 35080). See helenahamfest.com for more information.
Montgomery Hamfest will be held on Saturday, November 10th, 2018 at the Alcazar Shrine Temple (555 Eastern Boulevard, Montgomery, AL 36117). See http://www.w4ap.org/Events/Hamfest.htm for more information.
Black Warrior Hamfest
The first annual Black Warrior Hamfest will be held in Tuscaloosa/Northport on May 4th, 2019. See blackwarriorhamfest.org for more information.