Licensing Classes & Testing


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

Test sessions are usually conducted on the day of the HamFest.  See the HamFest page for information about that testing.

Additionally, Frank Skiles, WA5VCS, conducts classes from time to time. There is no current schedule.  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 or call Frank’s house 643-3486. 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.

Test session is scheduled for Oct. 14th at the OARC starting at 10:00 a.m.  Please check the links above for more information.  If needed you can contact

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