Training and Education

Amateur Radio Element Classes

Technician Class and Exam

Registration is closed for the class scheduled for February 6, 13 & 20.
Due to the demand, I have scheduled an additional Technician class. 
April 9, 16 and 23
from 8am until 3:00pm
at American Legion Post 294,
3282 Florence Road, Powder Springs, GA 30127.
You must attend all three Saturdays
Download the brochure
For more info or to register, please contact me at
N1MN@ATT.NET OR 770-713-4403
Licensing classes are scheduled several times per year and will be listed here as scheduled. Technician and General classes are on three consecutive Saturdays. Extra classes take eight consecutive Saturdays. Find a class here on the ARRL web site. 

Exam sessions are available at the completion of the courses. The class is free but there is a $15 fee for the FCC exam, payable at the session.

All students are required to purchase a licensing manual for the license level you are studying for. The recommended manuals are published by the American Radio Relay League or the Gordon West Manuals from the W5YI Group.  They are also available through your local Ham Radio Outlet.


Elden Morris is a BSA Radio Merit Badge Counselor in the Atlanta Area Council. If your troop wants a Radio Merit Badge Class, please contact him to make arrangements. He requires a minimum of 10 students and one adult leader to qualify for BSA Youth Protection two deep leadership. Classes can be scheduled at your location and will take a full day. Elden can also have a class that combines Amateur Radio Licensing and Radio Merit Badge. The combined session will take three days and have an exam session at the conclusion. please see requirements for manuals above under Classes and Testing Exams.
There are radio Merit Badge Classes scheduled several times per year. Those classes are listed on
Most clinics are conducted by Troop 1776 in the Foothills District, Atlanta Area Council. Currently, Elden Morris will be at Troop 1776 for a merit badge class on Saturday, August 15. These classes will be held at the Catholic Church of St Ann, 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA 30062. Please contact Troop 1776 for more information on classes available or to register. (There are no walk- ins allowed)
If you have any further questions, please feel free to Elden Morris. Email is the prefered way of communication.

Elden Morris, N1MN

phone: 770-713-4403


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