License Classes

Ready to upgrade your Technician License to General?

The Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club is teaching a General Licensing Class in the month of February 2023. The class will be a hybrid format class with 2 in-person Saturday sessions and 3 evening online sessions during the week.  There is no cost for the class, and we will follow the ARRL General License curriculum which corresponds with the ARRL General License Manual.

The class schedule is as follows:

Saturday, February 4 – In-person class at Baton Rouge Public Library (Goodwood) 9:30-3:00

Tuesday, February 7 – Online class via MS Teams 6:30-8:00

Tuesday February 14 – Online class via MS Teams 6:30-8:00

Tuesday, February 21 – Online class via MS Teams 6:30-8:00

Saturday, February 25 – In-person class at Baton Rouge Public Library (Goodwood) 9:30-3:00

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

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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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