Rochester Amateur Radio Association, Inc.
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Rochester Hamfest



Amateur Radio Licensing Courses

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 Get Your Ham License or Upgrade to the Next Level!
Next Series Starts Fall 2022!

Are you interested in getting your ham license or upgrading to the next level but are not sure you can pass the exam without help? You can bet you are not alone; and RaRa is ready to help with instructors standing by. For Winter 2022, our licensing courses will be held online and consists of 10 weekly sessions. Technician, General, and Amateur Extra using the ARRL License Manuals, which are available for purchase through RaRa.

Licensing courses are FREE to current. Testing is FREE. Our classes are scheduled to end just before a RaRa VE testing session.

Not a current RaRa member? Membership starts at FREE for students and $15 for regular members! (click here for details)

2022 Fall Classes License Classes

The schedule for the fall 2022 online license classes for Technician, General, and Extra has not been published yet. Please check back at the end of summer for more information.

To get started, please email

The instructors will be using the ARRL Licensing manual:


If you need one, you can order it direct by clicking on the manual above or it can be purchased during registration for the discounted rate of $25.00 please make checks payable to RaRa, or have exact change.

Last revised: 04/15/22 07:23 PM

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