Free Ham Radio Licensing Class

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W9LJ - Lake County Amateur Radio Club is proudly sponsoring a free Ham Radio License class.

Course goal is to help you to pass the FCC Amateur Radio Technician License test. Get you on the air, have fun, talk around the world, explore, experiment, assist disaster relief, go digital. Hams can; link through orbiting satellites, send Amateur TV, and bounce signals off of the moon. Morse code test NOT required.

Class meets 8 consecutive Thursday evenings 6:30pm – 8:00pm beginning February 22ndending April 12th. Lake County Public Library 1919 W. 81st Ave, Merrillville, Indiana 46410 (along US Rt.30).  Downstairs meeting room “C”.  Handicapped accessible.  *License test $15 Thursday 6:30pm April 12th.

The course will follow The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual book #0222 (third edition) available at  and  Alternative to book purchase is an on-line course  available at

Please contact Instructor Tim McGillen/N9CA  at 219-769-0673 or


  • Starting Thursday, February 22nd, 2018, repeats every week on Thursday until Thursday, April 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm


Lake County Public Library

1919 W. 81st Avenue
Merrillville, IN 46410


Timothy McGillen