An ARRL-affiliated club- Dedicated to the advancement of amateur radio and providing education in electronics and amateur radio license classes

Elmers / Mentors

Basic Electronics Course

For those looking for a good basic Electronics course on line please follow the following link.

Electronics Course

Basic Radio Course


The content for this section is always  being reviewed to check for the latest content. These downloadable articles are on several topics pertaining to Amateur Radio. If you have any questions or comment please email Mike at

Choosing a Ham Radio                          Guide to Choosing your First Ham Radio
First Ham Radio Station                         Setting up a station
Operating Modes                                   Digital Modes
Regulations                                            Moon bounce
Repeater Etiquette and Tips


Morse Code Practice…


New Training Pages on CT ARRL Section

We are introducing a new set of informal training pages here.  We hope you will find them  informative as well as enjoyable.  The first page is a short piece about Tactical Call signs by our own SEC, Dr. Wayne Gronlund, N1CLV.  Watch this space for future pieces on various topics.  If you have an article that you would like to share here, please email to Training Coordinator Rod Lane,


Do you have a question or problem that the Charter Oak Radio Society can help you with? Please send us an email; we’ll do our best to be of assistance, and to give the most accurate and complete information that we can.