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 & Gen
 
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

2020

Jan 10, 14, 17, 18 Tech  Stanwood-Camano Amateur Radio Club Sno-Isl Library                                      848 N Sunrise Blvd                        Camano Island, WA Flyer in PDF.  (74K)Contact Fred Laun - n7krn@yahoo.com
Feb 1 & 8 Tech   Mike & Key ARC

PC Teen Center                                     7701 24th Ave NW                          Seattle, WA 98117

 

9 AM to 5 PM both days with the test at the end.                        Contact Daniel Stevens KL7WM@aol.com
February 7, 8 & 9 Tech   Mercer Island Radio Operators Mercer Island North Fire Station
3030 78th Ave. SE                                    Mercer Island, WA 98040
Flyer in PDF (123K)
Feb 15 & 22 Gen Federal Way ARC Camp Murray, Building 20A
Washing State Guard Headquarters
41 Division Dr
Tacoma, WA 98433
 
9 AM to 5 PM both days with the test at the end.                        Contact Daniel Stevens KL7WM@aol.com
March 14 & 15 Tech & Gen   Mike & Key ARC

Nichols Community Center             690 9th Ave. Fi                                      Fox Island, WA 98333

 

9 AM to 5 PM both days with the test at the end.                        Contact Daniel Stevens KL7WM@aol.com 
March 20, 21 & 22. Gen   Mercer Island Radio Operators Mercer Island North Fire Station
3030 78th Ave. SE                                    Mercer Island, WA 98040
Flyer in PDF (119K)
April 18 & 25 Tech & Gen   Mike & Key ARC

PC Teen Center                                     7701 24th Ave NW                          Seattle, WA 98117

 

9 AM to 5 PM both days with the test at the end.                        Contact Daniel Stevens KL7WM@aol.com
May 2 & 9 Tech   Issaquah ARC Issaquah City Hall, Eagle Room,
130 E Sunset Way,
Issaquah, WA 98027

 
9 AM to 5 PM both days with the test at the end.                        Contact Daniel Stevens KL7WM@aol.com 
September 5 & 12 Tech   Mike & Key ARC

PC Teen Center                                     7701 24th Ave NW                          Seattle, WA 98117

 

9 AM to 5 PM both days with the test at the end.                        Contact Daniel Stevens KL7WM@aol.com 
November 7th & 14th Tech & Gen   Mike & Key ARC

PC Teen Center                                     7701 24th Ave NW                          Seattle, WA 98117

 

9 AM to 5 PM both days with the test at the end.                        Contact Daniel Stevens KL7WM@aol.com 
December 5 & 12 Tech   Issaquah ARC Issaquah City Hall, Eagle Room,
130 E Sunset Way,
Issaquah, WA 98027

 
Contact Daniel Stevens KL7WM@aol.com

 

Other Classes and Conferences

Date Class Organization Location Contact
January 25   8am-6pm   January 26   8am-6pm Basic Kitsap ARES Bremerton Public Works Building, 100 Oyster Bay Ave South, Bremerton, WA http://www.oregonaces.org/  Contact Scott at N7SS@arrl.net  with questions or for more information.
February 22 8am-6pm February 23         8am-6pm Basic
Kirkland ARES
 
Kirkland Fire Station 22, 6602 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033 http://www.oregonaces.org/    Contact Scott at N7SS@arrl.net with questions or for more information.
April 25 & 26, 2020. Communications Academy South Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA.  http://commacademy.org/
Pre-Conference June 15-18 2020
Conference June 19-21 2020
Washington State Search & Rescue Conference WASARCON 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
Continuous   Mike & Key ARC Various Puget Sound locations  http://www.mikeandkey.org/vesessions.php#ve_mikeandkey
December 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/
December 17       6:30 pm Anacortes VE Team Downtown fire station on 13th just west of Commercial Street. Walk in only.
December 18 Olympia Amateur Radio Society South Sound Manor and Event Center, 455 North Street, Tumwater, WA http://oars-ve.duckdns.org/   Contact:  Klaus, AC7MG, 360-280-2428.  Testing is at 1800 and the monthly meeting begins at 1900
December 21

(Note: This session was originally scheduled for 12/14)

  Clark County Amateur Radio Club Salmon Creek American Legion
14011 NE 20th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686
(Next to the new Walgreens Pharmacy)
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.  ai9q@arrl.net
 

2020

January 14.  7 PM    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St.,  Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
January 20  Stanwood-Camano Amateur Radio Club Snohomish County PUD Building             9124 271st St NW                         Stanwood, WA Contact John Bellinger - k7lvj@arrl.net 

$15 testing fee, copy of current license, walk-ins allowed.

February 8   Clark County Amateur Radio Club Salmon Creek American Legion
14011 NE 20th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686
(Next to the new Walgreens Pharmacy)
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.  ai9q@arrl.net

 
February 11. 7 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St.,  Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
February 18       6:30 pm Anacortes VE Team Downtown fire station on 13th just west of Commercial Street. Walk in only.
March 10.  7 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St.,  Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
March 16  Stanwood-Camano Amateur Radio Club Snohomish County PUD Building             9124 271st St NW                         Stanwood, WA Contact John Bellinger - k7lvj@arrl.net 

$15 testing fee, copy of current license, walk-ins allowed.

 

April 11   Clark County Amateur Radio Club Salmon Creek American Legion
14011 NE 20th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686
(Next to the new Walgreens Pharmacy)
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.  ai9q@arrl.net
April 14. 7 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St.,  Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
April 21              6:30 pm Anacortes VE Team Downtown fire station on 13th just west of Commercial Street. Walk in only.
May 12. 7 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St.,  Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
May 18  Stanwood-Camano Amateur Radio Club Snohomish County PUD Building             9124 271st St NW                         Stanwood, WA Contact John Bellinger - k7lvj@arrl.net 

$15 testing fee, copy of current license, walk-ins allowed.

 

June 9.  7 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St.,  Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
June 13   Clark County Amateur Radio Club Salmon Creek American Legion
14011 NE 20th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686
(Next to the new Walgreens Pharmacy)
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.  ai9q@arrl.net
June 16              6:30 pm Anacortes VE Team Downtown fire station on 13th just west of Commercial Street. Walk in only.
July 14.  7 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St.,  Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
July 20  Stanwood-Camano Amateur Radio Club Snohomish County PUD Building             9124 271st St NW                         Stanwood, WA Contact John Bellinger - k7lvj@arrl.net 

$15 testing fee, copy of current license, walk-ins allowed.

 

August 11. 7 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St.,  Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
August 18          6:30 pm Anacortes VE Team Downtown fire station on 13th just west of Commercial Street. Walk in only.
August 22   Clark County Amateur Radio Club Salmon Creek American Legion
14011 NE 20th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686
(Next to the new Walgreens Pharmacy)
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.  ai9q@arrl.net
September 8. 7 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St.,  Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
September 21  Stanwood-Camano Amateur Radio Club Snohomish County PUD Building             9124 271st St NW                         Stanwood, WA Contact John Bellinger - k7lvj@arrl.net 

$15 testing fee, copy of current license, walk-ins allowed.

 

October 10   Clark County Amateur Radio Club Salmon Creek American Legion
14011 NE 20th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686
(Next to the new Walgreens Pharmacy)
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.  ai9q@arrl.net
October 13  7 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St.,  Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
October 20         6:30 pm Anacortes VE Team Downtown fire station on 13th just west of Commercial Street. Walk in only.
November 10 7 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St.,  Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
November 16  Stanwood-Camano Amateur Radio Club Snohomish County PUD Building             9124 271st St NW                         Stanwood, WA Contact John Bellinger - k7lvj@arrl.net 

$15 testing fee, copy of current license, walk-ins allowed.

 

December 8.  7 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St.,  Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
December 12   Clark County Amateur Radio Club Salmon Creek American Legion
14011 NE 20th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686
(Next to the new Walgreens Pharmacy)
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.  ai9q@arrl.net
December 15       6:30 pm Anacortes VE Team Downtown fire station on 13th just west of Commercial Street. Walk in only.

 

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