Learn to be an amateur radio operator

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WILMINGTON — Curious about amateur radio? Come find out how becoming a ham radio operator can let you talk around the world and help provide valuable emergency communication assistance to first responders during an emergency.

The Clinton County Amateur Radio Association (CCARA) will be hosting a meet-and-greet open to the public to gauge interest for offering to the public a free licensing class you can take to become an amateur radio operator.

It will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10 at the Foster J. Boyd, MD, Regional Cancer Center at 31 Farquhar Ave. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m.

Knowledgeable club members will be on hand giving discussions, demonstrations, and will be available to answer any questions. There will also be ham radio equipment available to view.

This is an excellent hobby for you and your family, and young adults are more than welcome. If you have been thinking about getting an amateur radio license to get on the air and haven’t yet, now is your chance.

If you have any questions, need help understanding, or just some friendly support, CCARA will be there for you. This is a great opportunity to meet your local amateur radio club. If you have any questions please call Paul Jellison at 937-556-5419.

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