Monday, October 26, 2015

Get Your Ham Radio License in a Weekend!

CERTs love ham (radio), because every time we list an amateur radio class, it fills up nearly instantly. Here's one more opportunity to get your Technician-class license training in a single weekend, sponsored by CERT of Clinton, MD. Sign up now!

Date: Saturday, Nov. 7 and Sunday, Nov. 8
Time:  9AM to 4PM (both days)
Location: The Cranford-Graves Fire Services Building
6820 Webster Street
Hyattsville, Maryland, 20784
Cost: Free -- no charge for the class, but you need to purchase the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 3rd Edition (list price, $29.95, available from ARRL and other online sources)
Registration and More Information:

Following the training class, there will be a free examination session Saturday, Nov. 21 in Laurel, MD. See full details on the class registration page.

p.s. Don't forget, once you become a ham, or if you're already a CERT and a ham, join the Fairfax County CERT Radio Net discussion group. For more information, email James at

Joe Loong is a Blog Editor and Social Media Specialist for Fairfax County CERT. You can email him at