VE Testing
Testing for all amateur classes of licenses will be held on Saturday, November 19th at the American Red Cross, 302 S. 2nd St., Yakima, WA 98901 No appointment needed, just be there at 10:00 am. Bring a photo ID and 15 dollars, preferably exact amount. If upgrading, also bring a copy of your present license

I Want To Be A Ham

Everyone at some point in their life has known a Ham Radio Operator that was a friend of the family, worked with a parent or was just a ham in the neighborhood. 

Many people because of that influence of a Ham around their life, start their involvement in amateur radio by finding a local Ham club. Clubs often provide information about licensing, local operating practices, and technical advice and a place to meet Hams that will become your friend for the rest of your life.

Many future Hams often study independently by purchasing books or other materials, sometimes with the help of a mentor, teacher, or friend. Amateurs who help newcomers are often referred to as “Elmers”. Many Elmers will not only help you study for your test, but will teach you how to operate their equipment and help you pick out your own Ham Radio equipment and guide you as you install your antennas so you can talk to the world. Yakima Amateur Radio Club. Become a ham radio operator or if you are already a ham, join today. 

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Breaking News
Next meeting will be our Christmas party at Mountainview Christian Church, 7105 Alpine Way Yakima, WA. It is at the corner of 72nd Avenue and Alpine Way, one block south of Summitview on the east side of 72nd. This will be a potluck, and starts at 6 pm. The next dinner social meeting will be Wednesday, November 23rd, at the Powerhouse Grill, near North 40th and River Road. Dinner starts at 6:00 PM. Excellent food, a large selection menu, and excellent service.