Technician Class – Spring 2024

Get the first license for Amateur Radio “Technician”

The Central Missouri Radio Association is proud to offer this class. Discover the world of Amateur Radio – and take this class to get your entry level license.

The course focuses on the basic knowledge needed to pass the 35 question FCC Technician license exam. This license is the gateway to a fun lifetime hobby.

Class Info for Spring 2024

Classes meet 6 Thursday nights, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Note: Dates for Spring 2024 are March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, and 25.

The location is the Boone County Fire Protection District headquarters, 2201 I-70 Drive NW, Columbia, MO.

April 4th will be a demo night from 7:30-8:30.

The course fee of $35 includes the cost of the license manual.

Passing the exam brings you your individual radio call sign and license from the FCC. The exam is offered  during the last class session on April 25th. There is a testing fee of $15 the night of the exam.

Technician Class Spring 2024



Grounding: Don’t Get Zapped!

At the April 2014 CMRA meeting Mac, K4CHS, gave an informative talk on grounding. Unfortunately, it wasn’t possible to view the accompanying slides due to technical difficulties. It was recommended that the slides be made available to all on this site. Thanks to Don, KM0R, for converting Mac’s presentation into PDF format. You can view the slides with or without notes by clicking on the links below. Each link will open a new window in your browser.