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
June 3, 4, & 11 Tech   Mercury Northwest Bothell James Hunter, (425-489-9175).  Flyer in PDF (180K) .  Signup form in PDF (80K).
June 4 & 11 Tech Federal Way Amateur Radio Club, Kent Emergency Management and Kent Regional Fire Authority Kent Daniel Stevens, KL7WM, StevensPTL@aol.com
June 11th & 12th Tech   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington, Tacoma WA Contact Stephen Morton, AD7AB semorton@harbornet.com
 
Sep 10, 17 & 24 Extra Clark County Amateur Radio Club Vancouver, WA Contact Delvin/N7QMT at (360) 256-9122 or hamlicenseclass@w7aia.org 
September 17th & 24th Tech   Philadelphia Church Ballard Flyer in PDF.  (80K) 
October 7 & 8 Tech   Cascade Radio Club Everett PUD HQ 2320 California Ave Contact Bill, W7VAS, at w7vas@arrl.net or call (425)806-8005.  VE Testing will be held starting at 12 noon on Sunday, October 9. Testing for the class participants and walk-ins are also welcome at the PUD.
October 8th & 9th Tech   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington, Tacoma WA Contact Stephen Morton, AD7AB semorton@harbornet.com
 
Oct 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 & 22 YL Tech   Clark County Amateur Radio Club Vancouver, WA Contact Barbara, AC7UH yl-ham-license-class@w7aia.org  Note for the newcomers:  "YL" is ham lingo for "Young Lady".  As in female.  Males need not apply!
October 14 & 15 General   Cascade Radio Club Everett PUD HQ 2320 California Ave Contact Bill, W7VAS, w7vas@arrl.net or (425)806-8005. VE Testing will be held starting at 12 noon on Sunday, October 16. Testing for the class participants and walk-ins are also welcome at the PUD.
October 28, 29 & Nov 3rd Tech Clark County Amateur Radio Club Vancouver, WA Contact Delvin/N7QMT at (360) 256-9122 or hamlicenseclass@w7aia.org 
November 5th & 6th Tech   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington, Tacoma WA Contact Stephen Morton, AD7AB semorton@harbornet.com
 
November 12th & 19th Tech & General   Philadelphia Church Ballard Flyer in PDF.  (80K) 

 

Other Classes

Date Class Organization Location Contact
Ongoing   State Emergency Planning Division   http://www.emd.wa.gov/training/training.shtml
June 9-12 Mountain Rescue Association Spring Conference Mountain Rescue Association Port Angeles, WA http://mraconference2016.com/
July 23 RF 40 Meter TxRx Workshop Hamshare Auburn Bill, KL7BB. (206)400-1723. email.hamshare@yahoo.com

 

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
June 14    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma WA
Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
June 18 Clark County Amateur Radio Club Vancouver, WA Open testing, all elements. Contact: C Wayne Schuler (360) 892-5580, ai9q@arrl.net
July 12    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma WA
Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
July 18   Stanwood Camano ARC Snohomish County PUD, 9124 271st St. NW, Stanwood, WA http://www.scarcwa.org/amateur_radio_exams.shtm
August 9    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma WA
Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
August 20 Clark County Amateur Radio Club Vancouver, WA Open testing, all elements, in conjunction with hamfair. Contact: C Wayne Schuler (360) 892-5580, ai9q@arrl.net
Sept 13
 
   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma WA
Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
September 19
 
  Stanwood Camano ARC Snohomish County PUD, 9124 271st St. NW, Stanwood, WA http://www.scarcwa.org/amateur_radio_exams.shtm
September 24 Clark County Amateur Radio Club Vancouver, WA Extra class testing.  Contact: C Wayne Schuler (360) 892-5580, ai9q@arrl.net
October 9    Cascade Radio Club Everett PUD HQ 2320 California Ave Contact Bill, W7VAS, at w7vas@arrl.net or call (425)806-8005.  VE Testing will start at 12 noon.  All elements are available
October 11    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma WA
Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
October 15 Clark County Amateur Radio Club Vancouver, WA Open testing, all elements. Contact: C Wayne Schuler (360) 892-5580, ai9q@arrl.net
October 16    Cascade Radio Club Everett PUD HQ 2320 California Ave Contact Bill, W7VAS, at w7vas@arrl.net or call (425)806-8005. VE Testing will start at 12 noon.  All elements are available
October 22 Clark County Amateur Radio Club Vancouver, WA YL Technician class testing.  Contact: C Wayne Schuler (360) 892-5580, ai9q@arrl.net
November 5 Clark County Amateur Radio Club Vancouver, WA Technician Class Testing.  Contact: C Wayne Schuler (360) 892-5580, ai9q@arrl.net
Nov 8
 
   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma WA
Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net

November 21
  Stanwood Camano ARC Snohomish County PUD, 9124 271st St. NW, Stanwood, WA http://www.scarcwa.org/amateur_radio_exams.shtm
Dec 13    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma WA
Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
December 17 Clark County Amateur Radio Club Vancouver, WA Open testing, all elements.  Contact: C Wayne Schuler (360) 892-5580, ai9q@arrl.net

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