Amateur Radio Society training

  • Wed Aug 30th, 2017 7:00am
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Submitted by San Juan County Amateur Radio Society

San Juan County’s amateur radio volunteers form a critical communications link between islands and to the mainland in the event of a major emergency or outage. The San Juan County Amateur Radio Society ( is hosting a training in Friday Harbor to prepare islanders to take the amateur technician test. This certification allows islanders to become a part of this crucial communications system.

The four-hour class at the San Juan Island Fire Station, 1011 Mullis Street is free, but there is a $15 fee to take the test. To register or for details, contact Bryan Hoyer at

  • Tuesday, Sept. 12, 5-7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Sept. 14, 5-7 p.m.
  • Test: Saturday, Sept. 16, 10-12 a.m.