The FRRL offers multi-week classes throughout the year at no charge for people wishing to prepare for their first amateur radio license or for a license upgrade.

For more information contact Mike Urso, K9FE at:  k9fe [at] 

Amateur Extra Class
March 7 thru May 9, 2015

The Fox River Radio League will be holding a free 7 week course where you can learn everything you need to upgrade to the Amateur Extra Class amateur radio license.

This class is designed for people with some background in radio and a General class license. Be prepared for individual study also. This is not an easy test, but with study, passing follows. The test is a 50 question multiple choice written test.
ANYONE is invited to join the class or “sit in” as a refresher.

The textbook for the class will be The Amateur Extra Class License Manual, 10th Edition. Be sure you have a copy for class. Books can be purchased online through, at local hamfests or several other online sources. Additional study material will be given to you at the classes.

2015 Extra Class Schedule:
All classes are 9:00am -- 12:00 pm

Saturday Mar 7 Chap 1&2 Intro / Operating Practices
Saturday Mar 7 Chap 3 Rules & Regulations
Saturday Mar 14 Chap 4 Electronic Principles
Saturday Mar 14 Chap 5 Components and Building Blocks
Saturday Apr 4 Chap 6 Circuits
Saturday Apr 11 Chap 7 Radio Signals and Modes
Saturday Apr 18 Chap 8 Equipment
Saturday Apr 25 Chap 9 Antennas & Feedlines
Saturday May 9 Chap 10 Radio Propagaton
Saturday May 9 Chap 11 Safety

PLEASE NOTE: There will be NO CLASS Mar. 21, Mar. 28, and May 2.

Contact Mike K9FE “at” for info. No need to pre-register

Messenger Library
113 Oak St.
North Aurora, IL

For more information on VE sessions see VE Test Sessions.

 Messenger Library Location
113 Oak St., North Aurora, IL