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

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Note:  The COVID-19 virus is forcing the cancellation of public events.  I suggest that you contact the event sponsor to verify the time/date/location of each class or VE session a day or two before the event.  If you get word of a cancellation please email me at

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
October 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 (6 sessions)

[This is a YL Class - YL is hamspeak for 'Young Lady'.  No guys allowed!!]

Tech   Clark County Amateur Radio Club. LDS Meeting House
21720 NE 29th Ave. Ridgefield, WA 98642-8681
 
Contact:  Barbara Yasson, AC7UH (that’s her ham radio call sign)
AC7UH@arrl.net or (360)574-1152  Flyer in PDF.   (164K)

 
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
6/21/2021 - 6/24/2021: Pre-Conference

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6/25/2021 - 6/27/2021: Conference

2021 Washington State Search and Rescue Conference SARVAC and the WASARCON Ellensburg, WA https://wasarvac.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=2453dd03ed88d4daf17caa112&id=3bf20d748a&e=b84a973dfb

president@wasarvac.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 Hamstudy Remote https://blog.hamstudy.org/2020/06/so-you-want-to-take-a-remote-exam/

https://ham.study/sessions/online 

Continuous   Lake Washington Ham Club Remote http://hamstudy.org/sessions/ae7td

Contact:  Dave Wickert, AE7TD, dwickert@hotmail.com

Continuous   Mike & Key ARC Various Puget Sound locations  http://www.mikeandkey.org/vesessions.php#ve_mikeandkey
September 21  Stanwood-Camano ARC 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. Note: Pre-registrations only - no walk-ins.   Attendance is limited.                $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 By Reservation only.  Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297. 
October 20, 1830 Anacortes VE Team Bow, WA Contact Robert Whitford, NX7Q@ARRL.net
November 7

0900 to 1200

Whatcom County VE's Ferndale Pavilion,                                    2007 Cherry Street                            Ferndale, WA Reservations only, no walk-ins!

Contact:  Richard L Dykstra, N7WFK, rdykstra82@gmail.com  (360)224-7785

November 10 7 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St.,  Tacoma By Reservation only.  Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297. 
November 16  Stanwood-Camano ARC 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 By Reservation only.  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.  Note: Pre-registrations only - no walk-ins.   Attendance is limited.              $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, 1830 Anacortes VE Team Bow, WA Contact Robert Whitford, NX7Q@ARRL.net

 

Information for Class Sponsors

Please keep your listing concise with just the dates, name of the sponsor, location, brief comments and contact information.  If possible, provide a link to your club web page with full information about the class.  This allows the club to update the listing as necessary.    Another option is to provide a link to a class flyer in PDF.

 

Disclaimer:  I do my best to keep up with scheduling changes on these events, but there is always the chance that one will be canceled or re-scheduled and I will not find out about it.  I suggest that you verify all dates and locations with the sponsor.  If you find any inaccuracies, please contact me at .  Thanks!

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