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
January 2, 4, 6, 7 6:30PM-8:30PM
January 9, 12, 13 6:30PM-8:30PM
January 14 1:00PM-5:00PM         (8 sessions)
Tech   Stanwood Camano ARC Camano Island Library Meeting Room
848 N. Sunrise Blvd, Camano Island, WA 98282
Register: n7krn@arrl.net
info: http://www.scarcwa.org/calendar.shtm
 
January 14 & 21 Tech   Federal Way Amateur Radio Club Federal Way Masonic Hall
1700 South 340th Street
Federal Way, WA 98003
Contact Daniel Stevens at KL7WM@aol.com
Jan 27, 28, Feb 3, 4. Test on Feb 4


 
Tech   Clark County Amateur Radio Club CCARC Open License Class
LDS Meetinghouse
7101 NE 166th Ave.
Vancouver, WA
Info: Delvin Bunton, drbunton@comcast.net  http://w7aia.org/
February 15 and 17 Tech Everett http://www.wa7dem.info/classes
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/
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/
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/ 

 

Other Classes

Date Class Organization Location Contact
May 15 - 18, 2017 Washington State Search And Rescue Conference.   WSSARC Republic http://www.wasarcon.org/ 
February 18 & 19   ACES Basic Seattle ACS Seattle http://www.oregonaces.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
Dec 13    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma
Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
December 17 Clark County Amateur Radio Club Vancouver Open testing, all elements.  Contact: C. Wayne Schuler (360)892-5580, ai9q@arrl.net  http://w7aia.org/
January 10    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma
7:00 PM.  Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
January 16   Stanwood Camano ARC Snohomish County PUD, 9124 271st St. NW, Stanwood http://www.scarcwa.org/amateur_radio_exams.shtm
January 28 Everett http://www.wa7law.org/get-on-the-air/ve-testing/
February 14    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma
7:00 PM. Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
February 17 Everett http://www.wa7dem.info/classes  Exams will be held after class completion.
February 18 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 
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 10    Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 So Washington
Tacoma
7:00 PM. Contact: John Clarke AC7WW, (253)948-6297.  ac7ww@arrl.net
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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