Are You Interested in Becoming a Ham Radio Operator? 

We offer classes, advice and assistance for anyone interested in learning about or becoming a ham radio operator.

Technician Classes -The Technician class is the entry level into amateur radio. A class is scheduled to begin January 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the Radio Museum. If you are interested in participating, please contact Chris Kelling, N1WKO, for more details:

Ham Radio Advice
- Have questions about antennas, equipment, operating procedures, etc.? Contact Charles "Skip" Colton, W1FTE, at  or Bill Storey, AB1LZ, at

Equipment Loans - Have a license but no equipment? The club has transceivers, power supplies and accessories for short term loan. Contact Bill Thompson, K1NNB, at

Have a ticket but no station - If you're a licensed ham without a station, use ours! The museum club station, W1VCM, is available for use by anyone with a valid amateur radio license. Contact Bernie "Bud" Michaels, W2LFV, at  Be Prepared for Emergencies - Hams provide essential communications for their communities during an emergency. Learn how you can help. Contact Bill Storey, AB1LZ at

HAM Radio Operator Classes

Instructor Danny Fitzin offers radio repair class at the museum 

Plan on bringing a radio to work on
No Fee to attend

No limit on attendance
Look for future dates!


Crystal Set Classes

Here's a fun family activity!  The museum offers group classes in building a classic crystal set reminiscent of the earliest days of radio. It's a fun activity that teaches how radio works while kids and parents work together to construct a working radio that's theirs to keep. Scouts can earn a merit badge for taking part. For details, please contact John Ellsworth at (860) 673 - 0518 or email him at  Or complete the form below

The cost of the class is $20 per radio.  Groupon coupons are available online @

Contact Us for more information or to schedule a class.

Thank you for your  interest in our Crystal Set Classes .If you would like to schedule a class or learn more about classes, please fill out the form below.  You should receive a response within a week.  If you do not receive a response, please