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XENIA — The Greene County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (GCARES) group will offer amateur radio license classes starting Sept. 13. Classes will meet from 7-9 p.m. each Sunday through Nov. 8. A test for all classes of licenses will be given at 6 p.m., Nov. 15 in the training room at Beavercreek Township Fire Station 61.
There is no charge for the classes, which are supported by the Bellbrook Amateur Radio Club, the Upper Valley Amateur Radio Club and the Xenia Weather Amateur Radio Network in addition to GCARES.
The entry level Technician Class course will be held in the training center at the Bellbrook Amateur Radio Club Clubhouse, Room 1, Sugarcreek Elementary School, 51 S. East St., Bellbrook. No experience is required and there is no minimum age required to earn a Technician Class license. There is no Morse Code requirement.
The General Class course and test session will be held in the training room at Beavercreek Township Fire Station 61, 2195 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek.
The Extra Class course will be held in the training room at Fairborn Fire Station 2, 2200 Commerce Center Blvd., Fairborn.
To register for a course, or for more information, contact Bill Watson (K8WEW) by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. at 937-426-2166.