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 & General
 
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
September 7 & 14 Tech Mike & Key Amateur Radio Club PC Center
2363 NW 80TH
Street, Seattle, WA 98117
Contact Daniel Stevens KL7WM@aol.com
October 4th, 6pm to 9pm.
October 5th, 9am to 6pm.
Exam session Sunday October 6th at 12 noon.
Tech   Cascade Radio Club
Snohomish Co. PUD bldg                   2320 California Street                Everett, WA 98201

 
Exam walk-ins are welcome.  Contact Bill, W7VAS w7vas@arrl.net
October 10-12 and 17-19.

(Tentative dates - check with sponsor)

Tech   Clark County Amateur Radio Club Ridgefield LDS Meetinghouse
21720 NE 29th Ave
Ridgefield, WA 98642
 
YL Class.  ("YL" in ham lingo stands for "Young Lady".  Guys need not apply!)

http://www.w7aia.org/licclass.htm

 

October 11th, 6pm to 9pm.
October 12th, 9am to 6pm.
Exam session Sunday October 13th at 12 noon.
 
Gen Cascade Radio Club Snohomish Co. PUD bldg                   2320 California Street                Everett, WA 98201 Exam walk-ins are welcome.  Contact Bill, W7VAS w7vas@arrl.net
November 2 & 9 Tech Mike & Key Amateur Radio Club PC Center,
2363 NW 80TH
Street, Seattle, WA 98117
Contact Daniel Stevens KL7WM@aol.com
November 2 & 9 Gen Mike & Key Amateur Radio Club PC Center,
2363 NW 80TH
Street, Seattle, WA 98117
Contact Daniel Stevens KL7WM@aol.com
December 7 & 14 Tech   Issaquah Amateur Radio Club 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
June, 2020 Washington Search & Rescue Conference  SARVAC TBA 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
July 9.  7:00 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St., Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
July 13   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/
July 15   Stanwood Camano ARC Snohomish PUD Building, 9124 271st Street NW   Stanwood Contact: K7LVJ - John Bellinger k7lvj@arrl.net
July 17 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
August 10   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/
August 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 
August 13.  7:00 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St., Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
August 21 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
September 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/
September 16   Stanwood Camano ARC Snohomish PUD Building, 9124 271st Street NW   Stanwood Contact: K7LVJ - John Bellinger k7lvj@arrl.net
September 10   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St., Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
September 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
October 6

Noon

  Cascade Radio Club
Snohomish Co. PUD bldg                        2320 California Street                       Everett, WA 98201

 
Contact Bill, W7VAS w7vas@arrl.net
October 8.  7:00 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St., Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
October 12   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/
October 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 
October 13

Noon

  Cascade Radio Club
Snohomish Co. PUD bldg                        2320 California Street                       Everett, WA 98201

 
Contact Bill, W7VAS w7vas@arrl.net
October 16 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
October 19   Clark County Amateur Radio Club Ridgefield LDS Meetinghouse
21720 NE 29th Ave,
Ridgefield, WA 98642
 
YL Technician class testing
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 
November 9 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/
November 12.  7:00 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St., Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
November 18   Stanwood Camano ARC Snohomish PUD Building, 9124 271st Street NW   Stanwood Contact: K7LVJ - John Bellinger k7lvj@arrl.net
November 20 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 10.  7:00 PM   Radio Club of Tacoma 1249 S Washington St.,  Tacoma Contact John, AC7WW (253)948-6297
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 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
 
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

 

Information for Class Sponsors

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