Amateur Radio Licensing: Testing Sessions
Testing Sessions How to Become a Ham Types of Licenses and Privileges
Test sessions for amateur radio are administered by volunteer examiners.
A few points to remember:
- Arrive on time for the session
- Bring two forms of identification, one of which is a legal photo ID
- Bring the $14 required for the testing/processing fee
- Bring a pen or pencil
- You may bring a calculator
- For upgrades: Bring the original and a copy of your current License and any CSCEs you may have
If you take a class the test may be given in-class. If you are upgrading your license or have completed some part of a previous test be sure to bring copies and the originals of your current license and CSCEs.
The Lake Monroe Amateur Radio Society conducts bi-monthly amateur radio exams for all elements on every odd month (January, March, May, etc.) on the fourth Saturday at the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office off of 17-92 on 100 Bush Blvd. in Sanford, across from Flea World. Be there at 9:15AM. For more information and registration contact James Williams, N4ZKT at 407-333-4245.
Third Saturday of each month at the Lake Amateur Radio Association in Tavares on Highway 473, one mile from US 441, at 8:30AM. There is a talk-in available on frequency 147.255 MHz. For more information contact Paul Branch, K3NON, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OARC will give ARRL tests on the first Wednesday of each month at the Beardall Senior Center at the corner of Gore and Delaney. Be there at 5:30PM. Contact Hal, KK1B, at (407) 365-2444 or email@example.com for details.
AES conducts amateur radio exams monthly on the second Saturday at Amateur Electronic Supply, 621 Commonwealth Av, Orlando, FL 32806 at 9:00AM (Walk-ins allowed). For more information and registration, contact Bart Luscuskie, AI4NF at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
First Saturday of each month at the Winter Park Christian Church, 760 N. Lakemont Avenue, at 3:30PM.