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 (Correspondence) All   Blaine Bruce Prior, N7RR n7rr@mail.com  Flyer in PDF (42K)
Ongoing All   http://www.arrl.org/find-an-amateur-radio-license-class
Mar 3, 4, 10, 11. Test on Mar 11

 
Gen   Clark County Amateur Radio Club LDS Meetinghouse
7101 NE 166th Ave.
Vancouver, WA
Info: Delvin Bunton, drbunton@comcast.net  http://w7aia.org/
March 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18. Testing on March 18 Tech   Clark County Amateur Radio Club 40 et 8.
7606 NE 26th Ave.
Vancouver WA.
This is a ‘YL only’ Technician Class. (Attn: newcomers. "YL" is ham jargon for "Young Lady". Guys need not apply!)
Info: Barbara Yasson, ac7uh@arrl.net  http://w7aia.org/
April 8 and 15 Tech    Issaquah ARC Issaquah City Hall           Eagle Room                        120 E Sunset St          Issaquah, WA http://www.w7bi.com/join/classes-dec-2016
April 22 & 29 Tech Mike and Key ARC Ballard To register send an email to Daniel Stevens,  KL7WM@aol.com  with name and class date
September 9 & 16 Tech Mike and Key ARC Ballard To register send an email to Daniel Stevens,  KL7WM@aol.com  with name and class date
October 7, 6pm to 9pm, October 8, 9am to 6pm, and exam on Sunday starting at 12 noon. Tech Cascade Radio Club PUD Headquarters building, 2320 California Street, Everett, WA, 98201. Bill, W7VAS, at w7vas@arrl.net  or call (425) 806-8005
 
 
October 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21. Testing on October 21. Tech   Clark County Amateur Radio Club 40 et 8.
7606 NE 26th Ave.
Vancouver WA.
This is a ‘YL only’ Technician Class. (Attn: newcomers. "YL" is ham jargon for "Young Lady". Guys need not apply!)
Info: Barbara Yasson, ac7uh@arrl.net  http://w7aia.org/
October 13, 6pm to 9pm, October 14, 9am to 6pm, and exam on Sunday starting at 12 noon. Gen Cascade Radio Club PUD Headquarters building, 2320 California Street, Everett, WA, 98201. Bill, W7VAS, at w7vas@arrl.net  or call (425) 806-8005
Nov 3, 4, 10, 11. Test on Nov 11 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

 

Other Classes

Date Class Organization Location Contact
March 25 & 26   ACES Basic Renton Emergency Communications Service Renton http://www.oregonaces.org/ 
May 15 - 18, 2017 Washington State Search And Rescue Conference.   WSSARC Republic 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
February 25 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
March 14    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma
7:00 PM. Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
 March 18 Clark County Amateur Radio Club 40 et 8                    7607 NE 26th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98665
(Just east of the Bingo Parlor)
Open testing – All elements.  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 
March 20   Stanwood Camano ARC Snohomish County PUD, 9124 271st St. NW, Stanwood http://www.scarcwa.org/amateur_radio_exams.shtm
March 25 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
April 11    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma
7:00 PM. Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
April 15 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 
April 22 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
May 9    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma
7:00 PM. Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
May 15   Stanwood Camano ARC Snohomish County PUD, 9124 271st St. NW, Stanwood http://www.scarcwa.org/amateur_radio_exams.shtm
May 27 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
June 13    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma
7:00 PM. Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
June 17 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 
June 24 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
July 11    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma
7:00 PM. Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
July 17   Stanwood Camano ARC Snohomish County PUD, 9124 271st St. NW, Stanwood http://www.scarcwa.org/amateur_radio_exams.shtm
July 22 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
August 8    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma
7:00 PM. Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
August 19 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 
August 26 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
September 12    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma
7:00 PM. Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
September 18   Stanwood Camano ARC Snohomish County PUD, 9124 271st St. NW, Stanwood http://www.scarcwa.org/amateur_radio_exams.shtm
September 23 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
October 8, noon. PUD Headquarters Bldg                                             2320 California Street, Everett, WA, 98201. This will be an exam session after a Technician class.  Walk-ins are welcome.  Contact Bill, W7VAS, at w7vas@arrl.net or call (425)806-8005
October 10    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma
7:00 PM. Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
October 14, noon. PUD Headquarters Bldg                                             2320 California Street, Everett, WA, 98201. This will be an exam session after a General class.  Walk-ins are welcome.  Contact Bill, W7VAS, at w7vas@arrl.net or call (425) 806-8005
 
 
October 14 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 
October 21 Clark County Amateur Radio Club 40 et 8 7607 NE 26th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98665
(Just east of the Bingo Parlor)
Open testing – All elements.  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 28 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
November 14    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma
7:00 PM. Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.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 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 
 

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