Western Washington Amateur Radio Licensing Classes, Training Classes  and Examination Sessions

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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
December 6 & 8 Tech Bothell http://www.wa7dem.info/classes

2018

Jan 12 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Jan 13 & 14 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tech Stanwood-Camano Amateur Radio Club Camano Island Library Meeting Room
848 N. Sunrise Blvd, Camano Island, WA 98282
Flyer in PDF (121K)
January 19, 20, 26 & 27 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

(Tentative Dates)

Tech   Clark County Amateur Radio Club TBA 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 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/
Oct 11, 12, 13 and 18, 19, 20

(Tentative Dates)

Tech   Clark County Amateur Radio Club TBA 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 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

2018

March 24 MicroHams Digital Conference Redmond  http://www.microhams.com/mhdc/
April 14 &  15 Communications Academy Communications Academy South Seattle Community College  http://commacademy.org/
June 18 - 24 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
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   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 
 

2018

January 9   1249 S Washington, Tacoma.  7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
January 13   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/
January 27 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
January 27    Clark County Amateur Radio Club Orchards LDS Meetinghouse
7101 NE 166th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98682
 
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
 
February 10    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   Clark County Amateur Radio Club Orchards LDS Meetinghouse
7101 NE 166th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98682
 
Technician class + 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 
February 13   1249 S Washington, Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net

February 24
Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
March 10   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   1249 S Washington, Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
March 17    Clark County Amateur Radio Club 40 et 8                                              7607 NE 26th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98665
(Just east of the Bingo Parlor)
 
YL Technician class testing.  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 
  Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/

March 24

 

  Clark County Amateur Radio Club Orchards LDS Meetinghouse
7101 NE 166th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98682
 
General License + 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
April 10,   1249 S Washington, Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
April 14   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/
April 14   Clark County Amateur Radio Club Salmon Creek American Legion
14011 NE 20th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686
(Next to the new Walgreens Pharmacy)
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 
April 28 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
May 8   1249 S Washington, Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
May 12   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 26 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
June 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/
June 9   Clark County Amateur Radio Club Salmon Creek American Legion
14011 NE 20th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686
(Next to the new Walgreens Pharmacy)
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
June 12 1249 S Washington, Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
June 23 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
July 10 1249 S Washington, Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
July 14   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/
July 28 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
August 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/

August 11

 

  Clark County Amateur Radio Club Salmon Creek American Legion
14011 NE 20th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686
(Next to the new Walgreens Pharmacy)
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 
August 14   1249 S Washington, Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
August 25 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
September 8   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   1249 S Washington, Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
September 22 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
October 9   1249 S Washington, Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
October 13   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/
October 13               Clark County Amateur Radio Club Salmon Creek American Legion
14011 NE 20th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686
(Next to the new Walgreens Pharmacy)
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

October 20

Clark County Amateur Radio Club 40 et 8 7607 NE 26th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98665
(Just east of the Bingo Parlor)
YL Technician class testing.  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
October 27 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
November 3   Clark County Amateur Radio Club Orchards LDS Meetinghouse
7101 NE 166th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98682
 
Technician class testing.  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 
November 10   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   1249 S Washington, Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
November 24 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
December 8   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   1249 S Washington, Tacoma. 7:00 PM Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297. ac7ww@arrl.net
December 15   Clark County Amateur Radio Club Salmon Creek American Legion
14011 NE 20th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686
(Next to the new Walgreens Pharmacy)
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 

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