License Classes

Ready to upgrade your General License to Amateur Extra?

Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club is teaching an Extra Licensing Class during October and November 2023. The class will be a hybrid format class with 3 in-person Saturday sessions and 4 evening online sessions during the week. There is no cost for the class, and we will follow the ARRL Extra License curriculum which corresponds with the ARRL Amateur Extra License Manual.

If you are interested in learning more about the class offering, please contact Joe Roppolo (K5ROP), Director of Training at

Please sign up on Signup Genius.

Tentative Dates (based on in-person meeting location availability):

In-person (Saturdays, 10 am-3 pm)Online (Tuesdays, 7-8:30 pm)
Oct 14Oct 17
Nov 4Oct 24
Nov 18Nov 14
Nov 21

Club Meeting Nov 28 (optional)
VE Exam Session Dec 2 (optional, but you WILL BE READY!)

For information about future classes, send email to:

Ham Radio, also known as Amateur Radio, is a popular hobby and a service in which licensed participants operate communications equipment, with a deep appreciation of the radio art.
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Now you can join this hobby of 700,000 U.S. Ham Radio operators in a course that meets one night per week.  Morse code is no longer a requirement for the FCC license, but still very popular. Several other modern communications modes including voice, data, and television are used today. Satellites, the internet, and radios are all part of the hobby now. Join the fabulous, fun hobby of Amateur Radio by registering for a class today.