License Classes

The Peoria Area Amateur Radio Club will sponsor ham radio license classes starting on Tuesday, September 26, 2016 at the Peoria Red Cross, Central Illinois Chapter Building.  The address is 311 West John Gwynn Blvd.  These license classes will help an individual obtain their Technician Class licenses.  Class times will be 7:00PM-8:30PM.

Classes will start on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 and continue each Tuesday night until December 12, 2017.

Each student will need to obtain the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 3rd Edition, it is available from the ARRL, Barnes and Noble, and in Kindle format.  The link below is for the ARRL site and it also provides a link for the Kindle edition.

If you have any questions, please call, Deb Suhs @ 309-453-9331 or email

There are several sites that provide an online testing for those that are moving towards an upgrade or studying for the technician license.