Amateur Radio Licensing

The next regular exam session is scheduled for . The exams will be given in the Professor Jackson classroom at the American Red Cross; testing will begin after the WARS regular meeting. To see a map and get directions to the test site click here. Visit the Links page for practice tests.

Upcoming Sessions

What you will need:

  • The examination fee (now $15.00) in check or correct change.
  • A photo identification card plus one other kind of identification.
  • Applicants will need to know their social security number.
  • Some sharp pencils, eraser, and a black pen. It is recommended to have a back-up.
  • Calculators may be used; however, the examiners will erase the memory before the exam begins.
  • If you are upgrading you will need to bring the original, plus one photocopy of your current license and/or your CSCEs.
  • Persons applying for their first license must provide their Social Security Number or an FCC Registration Number (FRN).  If you do not have an FRN and are uncomfortable providing your Social Security Number, please visit the link below to obtain an FRN before the test session.  If pre-registering, please do not forget to bring the FRN to the test session.
FCC FRN Registration