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Amateur (Ham) Radio

  • Class Type: Personal Enrichment
  • Location: Columbus
  • Start Date: February 09, 2023
  • Time: 6 - 8 p.m.

This class is intended for people interested in getting into the hobby. They’ll learn all about the hobby and how to obtain a federal license.

  1. Hams communicate with other hams all over the world.
  2. Hams bounce signals off the moon to communicate around the globe.
  3. Hams provide communication when all other communication services are down due to a natural disaster.
  4. Hams provide weather information during storms.
  5. Or, you can just talk to your friends.

Instructor: Sam Cowan (w0oaj) is an electronic instructor and author. He first received his “ham” license in 1958.


Class Details

  • Instructor: Sam Cowan
  • Cost: $30
  • Address:
    3020 18th St.
  • Location: Columbus Family Resource Center


For more information or to register, contact Karen Mroczek at 402-562-1249; toll-free in Nebraska at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 1249; or

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