Ham Radio Classes Offered at Lafayette Science Museum07-Jan-2017
Lafayette Science Museum (LSM) with the support of Acadiana Amateur Radio Association (AARA) will be offering an 8-week ham radio course every Tuesday at 6:00pm starting January 17th,2017 at LSM. After the successful completion of the test the student will be awarded an FCC Technicians Class license for ham radio operation. This course is open to anyone and lasts 8 weeks. Course material will be $20 and there is a FCC fee of $15 at the time of testing.
Radio amateurs will discover a richly rewarding high-tech hobby that has many different appeals to different people. Whether it is the ability to talk
to local friends over the radio waves using a hand-held transceiver (HT), communicating digitally with packet radio to exchange personal messages or
vital information in an emergency, talking to other hams anywhere in the world, or engaging in contests with other Radio Amateurs over the airwaves
there is something for everyone.