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Licensing Classes

Date Class Organization Location Additional Info/Contact
Ongoing Tech & General
 
Online Bruce Prior, N7RR n7rr@mail.com  phone (360)332-6046  Flyer in PDF (42K)
Ongoing All   http://www.arrl.org/find-an-amateur-radio-license-class
Nov 10, 11, 17 & 18. Test on Nov 18.  [DATES CHANGED!] Tech   Clark County Amateur Radio Club LDS Meetinghouse
7101 NE 166th Ave.
Vancouver, WA
Info: Delvin Bunton, drbunton@comcast.net  http://w7aia.org/ 
November 4 & 11 Tech Mike and Key ARC Ballard To register send an email to Daniel Stevens,  KL7WM@aol.com  with name and class date
November 4 & 11 Gen Mike and Key ARC Ballard To register send an email to Daniel Stevens,  KL7WM@aol.com  with name and class date
January 19, 20, 26 & 27 2018. Tech   Clark County Amateur Radio Club LDS Meetinghouse
7101 NE 166th Ave.
Vancouver, WA
Info: Delvin Bunton, drbunton@comcast.net  http://w7aia.org/
Mar 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 & 17 2018 Tech   Clark County Amateur Radio Club “40 et 8”
7607 NE 26th Ave, Vancouver, WA
(just east of the Bingo Parlor)
This is a YL class.  (For the newcomers, YL is ham lingo for "Young Ladies".  Men need not apply!)  Contact Barbara, AC7UH. AC7UH@arrl.net  http://w7aia.org/ 
Mar 16, 17, 23 &  24 2018 Gen or Tech   Clark County Amateur Radio Club LDS Meetinghouse
7101 NE 166th Ave.
Vancouver, WA
Info: Delvin Bunton, drbunton@comcast.net  http://w7aia.org/
Mar 16, 17, 23 & 24 2018. Tech   Clark County Amateur Radio Club LDS Meetinghouse
7101 NE 166th Ave.
Vancouver, WA
Info: Delvin Bunton, drbunton@comcast.net  http://w7aia.org/
Oct 11, 12, 13 and 18, 19, 20 Tech   Clark County Amateur Radio Club  “40 et 8”
7607 NE 26th Ave, Vancouver, WA
(just east of the Bingo Parlor)
This is a YL class.  (For the newcomers, YL is ham lingo for "Young Ladies".  Men need not apply!)  Contact Barbara, AC7UH. AC7UH@arrl.net  http://w7aia.org/ 
Oct 25, 26, Nov 1 &  2, 2018 Tech   Clark County Amateur Radio Club LDS Meetinghouse
7101 NE 166th Ave.
Vancouver, WA
Info: Delvin Bunton, drbunton@comcast.net http://w7aia.org/

 

Other Classes and Conferences

Date Class Organization Location Contact
Nov 11 & 12 ACES Basic Coupeville, WA http://www.oregonaces.org/
March 24, 2018

(Tentative date)

MicroHams Digital Conference Redmond  http://www.microhams.com/mhdc/
April 14 &  15, 2018 Communications Academy Communications Academy South Seattle Community College  http://commacademy.org/
June 18 - 24, 2018 50th Anniversary Washington State SAR Conference Washington State Search and Rescue Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA http://www.wasarcon.org/

 

Amateur Radio Licensing (Volunteer Examiner) Sessions

Note:  Most licensing classes and hamfests include VE sessions.   Contact class sponsors and hamfair staff to determine if tests will be included in their event.

Date Organization Location Contact
    http://www.arrl.org/exam_sessions/search
  Mike & Key ARC [Held at various Puget Sound locations] http://www.mikeandkey.org/education.htm#VEtest
October 28 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
November 11   Lake Washington Ham Club Kirkland VE session at 1100 after their monthly meeting.   Contact Dave Wickert AE7TD, dwickert@hotmail.com  for registration (walk-ins are not allowed).  http://www.lakewashingtonhamclub.org/meetings-2/
November 14    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma
7:00 PM. Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
November 15 Olympia Amateur Radio Society. (6pm, before monthly meeting. Walk-ins welcome, and are welcome to stay for the meeting) South Sound Manor Event Center, 455 North Street SE, Tumwater, WA. 98501 Klaus Neubert, AC7MG, ac7mg@comcast.net
November 20   Stanwood Camano ARC Snohomish County PUD, 9124 271st St. NW, Stanwood http://www.scarcwa.org/amateur_radio_exams.shtm
November 25 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
December 9   Lake Washington Ham Club Kirkland VE session at 1100 after their monthly meeting.   Contact Dave Wickert AE7TD, dwickert@hotmail.com  for registration (walk-ins are not allowed).  http://www.lakewashingtonhamclub.org/meetings-2/
December 12    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington, Tacoma 7:00 PM. Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
December 16 Clark County Amateur Radio Club Salmon Creek American Legion
14011 NE 20th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686
Open testing – All elements.  Time: 10:00 am. Walk-ins allowed. $15 test fee, (Cash or check). Additional information: www.w7aia.org/VE.htm . Contact: C. Wayne Schuler (360)892-5580. Email: ai9q@arrl.net 
 
January 9, 2018   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington , Tacoma.  7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
January 13, 2018   Lake Washington Ham Club Kirkland VE session at 1100 after their monthly meeting.   Contact Dave Wickert AE7TD, dwickert@hotmail.com  for registration (walk-ins are not allowed).  http://www.lakewashingtonhamclub.org/meetings-2/
February 10, 2018    Lake Washington Ham Club Kirkland VE session at 1100 after their monthly meeting.   Contact Dave Wickert AE7TD, dwickert@hotmail.com  for registration (walk-ins are not allowed).  http://www.lakewashingtonhamclub.org/meetings-2/
February 13, 2018   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington , Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
March 10, 2018   Lake Washington Ham Club Kirkland VE session at 1100 after their monthly meeting.   Contact Dave Wickert AE7TD, dwickert@hotmail.com  for registration (walk-ins are not allowed).  http://www.lakewashingtonhamclub.org/meetings-2/
March 13, 2018   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington , Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
April 10, 2018   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington , Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
April 14, 2018   Lake Washington Ham Club Kirkland VE session at 1100 after their monthly meeting.   Contact Dave Wickert AE7TD, dwickert@hotmail.com  for registration (walk-ins are not allowed).  http://www.lakewashingtonhamclub.org/meetings-2/
May 8, 2018   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington , Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
May 12, 2018   Lake Washington Ham Club Kirkland VE session at 1100 after their monthly meeting.   Contact Dave Wickert AE7TD, dwickert@hotmail.com  for registration (walk-ins are not allowed).  http://www.lakewashingtonhamclub.org/meetings-2/
June 9, 2018   Lake Washington Ham Club Kirkland VE session at 1100 after their monthly meeting.   Contact Dave Wickert AE7TD, dwickert@hotmail.com  for registration (walk-ins are not allowed).  http://www.lakewashingtonhamclub.org/meetings-2/
June 12, 2018   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington , Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
July 10, 2018   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington , Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
July 14, 2018   Lake Washington Ham Club Kirkland VE session at 1100 after their monthly meeting.   Contact Dave Wickert AE7TD, dwickert@hotmail.com  for registration (walk-ins are not allowed).  http://www.lakewashingtonhamclub.org/meetings-2/
August 11, 2018   Lake Washington Ham Club Kirkland VE session at 1100 after their monthly meeting.   Contact Dave Wickert AE7TD, dwickert@hotmail.com  for registration (walk-ins are not allowed).  http://www.lakewashingtonhamclub.org/meetings-2/
August 14, 2018   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington , Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
September 8, 2018   Lake Washington Ham Club Kirkland VE session at 1100 after their monthly meeting.   Contact Dave Wickert AE7TD, dwickert@hotmail.com  for registration (walk-ins are not allowed).  http://www.lakewashingtonhamclub.org/meetings-2/
September 11, 2018   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington , Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
October 9, 2018   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington , Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
October 13, 2018   Lake Washington Ham Club Kirkland VE session at 1100 after their monthly meeting.   Contact Dave Wickert AE7TD, dwickert@hotmail.com  for registration (walk-ins are not allowed).  http://www.lakewashingtonhamclub.org/meetings-2/
November 10, 2018   Lake Washington Ham Club Kirkland VE session at 1100 after their monthly meeting.   Contact Dave Wickert AE7TD, dwickert@hotmail.com  for registration (walk-ins are not allowed).  http://www.lakewashingtonhamclub.org/meetings-2/
November 13, 2018   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington , Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
December 8, 2018   Lake Washington Ham Club Kirkland VE session at 1100 after their monthly meeting.   Contact Dave Wickert AE7TD, dwickert@hotmail.com  for registration (walk-ins are not allowed).  http://www.lakewashingtonhamclub.org/meetings-2/
December 11, 2018   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington , Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net

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