Ham Radio Technician Course



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


  • March 3 & 4 2018
  • June 2 & 3 2018
  • October 13 & 14 2018
  • December 8 & 9 2018


Location for June and December is:

Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Dept
550 Albany Shaker Road
Loudonville, NY 12211


Location for March and October is:

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




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. 
  • 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:


  • March 4 2018
  • June 3 2018
  • October 14 2018
  • December 9 2018

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

Shaker Road Loudonville Fire Dept. will be used for the June and December date.


American Red Cross will be used for the March and October 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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