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Free HAM radio license classes offered

The Jackson County Amateur Radio Emergency Service will host two free series of amateur radio license classes this fall.

Both class sessions are held 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Jackson County Fire District No. 5, 5811 S. Pacific Highway in Phoenix. Technician license classes will be held Sept. 18 and 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16 and 18, concluding with a test session Oct. 25.  The general license classes will be held Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13, and 20, and Dec. 4 and 11 with a concluding test Dec. 13.

Study manuals must be purchased separately. For the technician license manual, visit www.arrl.org/shop/Ham-Radio-License-Manual-3rd-Edition. For the general license manual, visit www.arrl.org/shop/ARRL-General-Class-License-Manual-7th-Edition.

To register, contact Kirby Wheeler at 541-665-2032 or email kwheeler@ccounty.com.