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NOTE: Due to the Coronavirus In-Person classes have been
switched to  Virtual. Classes are held via ZOOM Website.
There are VE sessions being held in person socially distanced.
More info on the VE sessions will be added to this page shortly.    

For questions or to sign up for the class, please
Email Ross W1EKG at or
or call Ross at 781-447-9104

Training classes are free, however students are responsible for acquiring their own text books

Training coordinator: Ross Hochstrasser W1EKG: (781) 447-9104
Trainer: Paul DeLory W1GTX
Trainer: Ted Wojcik KC1JMZ

How our training classes are run:

Training takes place typically at the Whitman police stations modern training room facility. Ross follows the ARRL published license manual, reviewing the exam questions, discussing the answers and answering any questions from the students.

Ross also uses an online flashcard system projected at the front of the class for question review, presented with multiple choice answers as with the actual exam.

As mentioned earllier, there is no cost to attend the class! 
 Training License Class Schedule:

Our next Training Class will be a Technician class. Date: Starts Thurs. Sep 2'nd 2021 Runs Thurs. and Tues. evenings Starting at 7PM. The Tech class will run for about 4 weeks. Additional classes may be available.
A VE session will follow the class.

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Training Resources:


Online Flashcard System:
Ham Study Org Link

flashcard example
Practice exams:

Exam Sessions:
  • At the conclusion of the Whitman Club training class, a VE testing session will take place usually in the Whitman police station training room.
  • The Braintree EMA / K1USN club in Braintree MA offers VE testing the 2nd Saturday of the month. Advanced registration is required. Contact Steve W1OD at to check for availablity and reserve a spot. 
  • Link: Braintree EMA   
  • The Canton MA EMA & EMARG offers VE testing the 3'rd Thursday of each month at the Mansfield Fish and Game Club. Advanced registration is required. Contact Louis Harris at to reserve a spot.
  • Link: Mansfield EMA 

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Updated 02/23/2020