Classroom Instruction


Amateur Radio Technition License Class
Material from the Gordon West Class License Manual.
ISBN: 978-0945053019, Expires June 30th, 2026.

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A Technician Class Flyer PDF is available to download and print.


Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy
3424 S Downum Rd, Springdale, AR 72762


1st class starts Saturday July 22 @ 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
2nd class starts Saturday July 29 @ 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

There will be a VE test session immediately following the conclusion of the July 29 class at 4pm.


Your instructor is Tom Northfell, W5XNA. We will have other club members along to help. Tom is a BVRC Past President and current Public Information Officer/Membership Coordinator.


You can communicate from the top of a mountain, your home or behind the wheel of your car, all without relying on the Internet or a cell phone network. You can take radio wherever you go! In times of disaster, when regular communications channels fail, hams can swing into action assisting emergency communications efforts and working with public service agencies.

Please use the form below to register for the class, this will email the BVRC Board your registration.

    Are you a member of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL)

    Are you a member of the Bella Vista Radio Club (BVRC)

    Any comments may be entered below.