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July at ARHS

Jul 14, 2024 (Sun)
2:00-4:00pm CDT
Test Fee:
759 18th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA
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American Radio Relay League (ARRL-VEC)
Slots available:
4 / 15 slots claimed
Notes from the team:

The entrance is the door to the rear of the building on the parking lot side. You may park in the parking lot. This is allowed by Alabama Power.

What you need to bring to the exam session:

  • Government-issued picture ID.

  • Any current CSCEs that have not yet shown up in the FCC database.

  • Test fee, CASH Preferred, exact amount (if possible): $15 Test fees are waived for those 18 and under. Also those 18 and under will receive a dual band HT after passing their Technician License from ARA Group.

  • A FCC Registration Number (FRN) How to get a FRN Number Hamstudy will step you through this when you register

  • Calculators: Non-programmable calculators are allowed. Programmable calculators are NOT ALLOWED unless their memories can be cleared or reset at the exam session site by the testing crew prior to the start of the exam. The decision as to whether a calculator will be allowed to be used rests with the Chief Volunteer Examiner/Session Manager and that decision is final. Cell phone/tablet Calculator Apps will not be used.

  • Notice: The FCC charges a $35 fee for new applications, renewals and vanity call sign requests as of April 19th. The fees should be paid directly to the FCC within ten days of your application being submitted by the ARA Group. Failure to do so will result in your application being dismissed. ARA Group will have to resubmit your application License. Upgrade applications are not charged the $35 processing fee by the FCC.

  • Cell Phones, Tablets and other Personal Electronic Devices: These devices will be placed on "silent" or turned off and removed from the examinee's position prior to the start of your exam. If you don’t pre-register, you may use you device to register at the session. We will provide a QR code to get you back to this page to make it easier.