Ham Radio Technician Course


CARE would like to thank George Politzi from Radio Oasis for donating a 20 Meter half wave dipole to be used with our HF demonstration station during our training class


The Capital Area Radio Enthusiasts (CARE) Group will be providing a one weekend Technician Course on the following dates:


    • June 17-18 2017
    • October 7-8 2017
    • December 9-10 2017

Location for December is:

American Red Cross
33 Everett Road
Albany, NY 12205-1437


Location for all other dates is:

Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Dept

550 Albany Shaker Road

Loudonville, NY 12211


For Shaker Road Loudonville – Please visit:  for Google map directions


For American Red Cross – Please visit: for Google map directions


  • The class starts at 8:00 A.M. at Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Dept
  • Full day of classes on Saturday with live radio demonstrations
  • Review and exam on Sunday
  • various reference charts a welcome letter containing class overview study practices,other info facts
  • Cost: $50 (Student $25) – Includes meals/refreshments and exam fee, prepayment required.
  • Register here by the 15th of the month before class date desired
  • For registration fee, send check or money order payable to:  Glenn M Cooper.  Mail to: 179 Milner Ave, Albany, NY 12208-1447



Pre-Registration is Required

The Gordon West Technician Study manual will be used for this course.  Need your class textbook?  You can conveniently purchase it here from Amazon or any other venue you choose:

Technician Class 2014-2018

To register, use the form or contact:


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VE Testing Sessions Available

The CARE Group is offering VE test sessions which are open to the public on the following dates:


  • June 18 2017
  • October 8 2017
  • December 10 2017

Doors open at 11:30 AM, exam starts at 12 PM –

Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Dept. will be used for the June and October dates.


American Red Cross will be used for the December date.


Pre-registration is appreciated, but walk-ins will be accepted.  To pre-register, fill out this form or e-mail:  info@hamsthatcare.com

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