Licensing Classes & Testing
Our Test Session is now full and are not accepting anymore at this
time. If things should or someone cancels, we maybe able
to add you to the list. Due to Covid and social
distancing we cannot take any more. We are so sorry we
cannot have a test session like we have done in the past.
Also, if you do test with us, you accept all risks.
Our next test session will be held on October 9th. During the
Slidell Hamfest. Check in time will be at 8:30 am. Applicants
should email us if they are planning to test with us. We are
expecting that our numbers will be limited. Also, all
applicants must have their FRN number beforehand to be tested.
To reserve a place for our ARRL Test Session please email
AA5UY@ARRL.NET. The cut
off date to register for our test session will be Sept. 1st. You will
received a confirmation email letting you know that we have a place
reserved for you. If you do not receive a confirmation
in a timely manner then email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional instructions will be sent to
each applicant. All classes will be tested, from Technician -
Extra. Please read below as to what to bring to a test
session. Again everyone will need to bring a copy of
their license and if this is a first timer testing, you must have
that FRN number. We will not test you without it. Proper
ID is also required. Anyone that is already licensed and is
upgrading please bring a copy of your license so we can attach to
your paperwork. The FCC web address to get your FRN if
There are online test sessions. Here is a link
that has these test sessions.
https://hamstudy.org/sessions. 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.
Here is an ARRL Link
as to upcoming Test Sessions. Just use their search engine to
find a session close to you.
ARRL TEST SESSIONS In Your AREA
You must be properly licensed to operate on Ham/Amateur Frequencies.
Here is what to do to be legal.
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
candidate with special needs or circumstances must contact us 2 weeks before the test
session so we can be ready. Please contact us
for more information.
Shack: 2190 4th St., Slidell, LA • Mail: PO Box 553, Slidell, LA
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