CVARS WA7UHD  

   CVARS  –   WA7UHD
  The Chehalis Valley
 Amateur Radio Society
A  501(c)(3) Non-profit

     ARRL special service club
 
 

We have started testing for amateur radio licenses within Corvid-19 guidelines.
If you are interested in testing for the Technician, General and/or Extra Class license, Email Jim Pace, k7cex@comcast.net, with:
  a) your email address, and
  b) which license tests you would like to take.

Check out this ARRL web site for information about Amateur Radio and how to get started.

The license question pools can be found at:

Helpful instruction and study guides can be found at:

Morse code is not required for any USA Amateur Radio license, but can be fun to learn. A Microsoft® Windows® program that helps to learn morse code can be found at: www.justlearnmorsecode.com.  A web site that offers morse code practice is at: lcwo.net Another site at: aa9pw.com/morsecode also has practice for Technician, General and Extra license exams. There are apps for smart phones/tablets/etc. Check out your app store for details.

 


Technician Amateur Radio License Classes

Watch this page for scheduled classes.

 


Amateur Radio Technician, General and Extra License Testing

Day   Date   Time (PT)                         Location                                   Contact          
 2020 
 
Sat 
 
Dec 19  2:00 PM  To be determined            NEW 10/09/2020   Jim Pace, K7CEX 
PLEASE email Jim Pace at k7cex@comcast.net if you are interested
                            in taking the exam in December.

  On exam day bring the following items:  
  1. One legal photo ID (identification):
  2. If no photo ID is available, two forms of identification:
  3. Students/minors without a photo ID need to bring only one of the above items if a legal guardian presents their photo ID; otherwise two non-photo IDs are required.
    Minor children (under the age of 18) may be accompanied in the room by an adult during the test.
  4. Federal Registration Number (FRN): VECs are required by the FCC to submit your FRN with your license application form. New license applicants should create an FCC user account and register their Social Security Number (SSN) in the FCC Commission Registration System(CORES)before attending exam sessions. Registrants will be assigned an FRN which will be used in all license transactions with the FCC. For instructions on how to register your SSN and receive an FRN from the FCC, visit theFCC's Registrationpage and theFCC's Registration instructionspage.
  5. If applicable, bring either a photocopy of your current Amateur Radio license or a reference copy printed out from the FCC website, the license information printed from ARRL website or QRZ website, or the original(s) and photocopy(s) of any Certificates of Successful Completion of Examination (CSCE) you may hold from previous exam sessions. If your license has already been issued by FCC, the CSCE showing license credit is not needed. The photocopy(s) will not be returned.
    Instructions on how to obtain an official FCC license copy are on our Obtain License Copy web page.
  6. Two number two pencils with erasers and a pen.
  7. A calculator with the memory erased and formulas cleared is allowed. You may not bring any written notes or calculations into the exam session. Slide rules and logarithmic tables are acceptable, as long as they're free of notes and formulas. Cell phone must be silenced or turned off during the exam session and the phones' calculator function may not be used. In addition, iPhones, iPads, Androids, smartphones, Blackberry devices and all similar electronic devices with a calculator capability, may NOT be used.
  8. Bring a check, a money order or cash to cover the exam session fee(s). Check the ARRL VEC’s current exam fees web site.
    The ARRL VEC Exam Fee for 2020 is $15.00 (for one attempt at all three license elements). If a candidate fails an element at an exam session and wants to re-test for the same element, an additional fee will be required.
  9. Be aware that some information about you will be made publicly available on the FCC's website:FCC Licensee Privacy

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