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Ham Radio Class in Manoa Valley

This FREE class covers the study for Ham Radio license, taking the license (optional) and hands-on practice with Ham Radio gear (optional). Students will need to purchase the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual Third Edition before the class. The test session on October 12, 2017 is $15. So your investment would be the License Manual (cost will vary depending where you look which is approximately $30) and the test fee if you choose to take the exam. Morse Code is no longer required. Contact Glenn Otaguro ( to sign up for the class—include your name, email address, and phone number.

LOCATION: Manoa Innovation Center (2800 Woodlawn Drive)


Thursday, September 7th, 7 to 9 PM Ideation Room
Thursday, September 14th, 7 to 9 PM Board Room
Thursday, September 21th, 7 to 9 PM Board Room
Thursday, September 28th, 7 to 9 PM Ideation Room
Thursday, October 5th, 7 to 9 PM Board Room
Thursday, October 12th, 7 to 9 PM* Board Room
Thursday, October 19th, 7 to 9 PM** Board Room

* October 12th is the optional License test ($15)
** October 19th is the optional Hands-on with Ham Radio equipment

CERT trained volunteers with Ham Radio licenses could qualify to receive a Ham Radio equipment loan from the DEM. However, for BRM CERT volunteers, you will be required to participate in BRM events and exercises relating to Ham Radios. Additionally, you will be required to take on comm shifts during BRM disaster responses.

Space for the Ham Radio class is limited to 20 students. Ham Radio licenses are good for 10 years. Mahalo Nui Loa to EARC for providing the instructors for this FREE class. Big thanks to Be Ready Manoa for organizing this effort to train CERT volunteers to operate Ham Radios during emergencies. Big Thanks to Manoa Innovation Center for allowing us to use their facilities for such a valuable event.


Posted in Ham Radio, Meeting Notice.

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