Licensing Classes & Testing

    The next test session will be at our Hamfest on October 10th. at the same site as the Hamfest.  Applicants need to arrive by 8:30 a.m.  We are not going to accept walk-ins.  Applicants will need to pre-register. We have 6 applicants that have reserved a place at the hamfest.  To reserve your place to be tested please email us at or   If social distancing is still required we will only be able to accommodate so many at this test session.  The space is going to be measured and we will have to limit how many can be in the room at any time. Again please email us if you planning to test with us.  If the restrictions are lifted then we can test more at one time. We generally hold test sessions one a quarter.   Please check below for what to bring to a test session.  Anyone trying for their Technician's license can get their FRN numnber from the FCC and we ask that new applicants do this.   When posted, the dates will be here and also on the calendar as well as the ARRl's Site.  Anyone with special needs, should contact us now.  If we do not have enough VE's present we may not be able to accommodate you.    Please  have the exact amount for this test fee which is $15.00 at this time.  
Please email for more information.   

Here is an ARRL Link as to upcoming Test Sessions.  Just use their search engine to find a session close to you.

You must be properly licensed to operate on Ham/Amateur Frequencies.  Here is what to do to be legal.

Additionally, Frank Skiles, WA5VCS, conducts classes from time to time. There are no classes currently scheduled.  Contact Frank, WA5VCS, if you need a class or more information..

Click here for the W5YI Study Guides.

Our club's address is 2190 4th Street next to the City's courthouse and behind the police station.

Click here for the ARRL list of what to bring to the session. Our test session fee is $15.00

If people want more information they can email Frank  We use the W5YI Tech study Guide.

Class and testing are done at the Emergency Communication Center, corner of 4th and Cousin, here at 2190 4th Street, Slidell, LA.  Click here for Directions.

Any candidate with special needs or circumstances must contact us 2 weeks before the test session so we can be ready. Please contact  for more information. 

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