Coursework is available this month to become a licensed ham radio operator.
The Greene County Amateur Radio Emergency Service will be hosting the license courses from 7 to 9 p.m. on Sundays starting Sept. 10 until Nov. 5.
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The free coursework starts with the entry level Technician Class, being offered at the training center at the Bellbrook Amateur Radio Clubhouse, Room 1 Sugarcreek Elementary School, 51 S. East St., Bellbrook.
No experience is necessary and it is no longer a requirement to know Morse Code to acquire an amateur radio license.
The General Class meets at the Beavercreek Township Fire Station 61, 2195 Dayton-Xenia Road.
The Extra Class will be offered at the Fairborn Fire Station 2, 2200 Commerce Center Blvd., Fairborn.
Testing for licenses is scheduled to happen at 6 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Fairborn Fire Station 2.
To register, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
For more information, visit the GCARES website here.