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Tweens, teens can get Ham Radio training

Ham radio antennaThe Newcastle Public Library is giving tweens and teens an introduction to Basic Ham Radio in a seven-session series beginning at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, and running at that time on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Thursday, Sept. 28.

Participants will learn about radio communication and wireless technology, and at the conclusion of the series will be prepared to take their ham radio licensing test. Ages 10 to 15 may participate in the series.

Representatives from Newcastle Emergency Management will lead the series, and the Friends of the Newcastle Library will provide refreshments during each session.

Space is limited, so registration is required in advance to attend.