No previous technical knowledge or Morse code requirements are needed. This study session is for anyone who would like to obtain their technician level amateur radio license. The study session consists of guided study sessions and hourly breaks from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Cost for the session is $25.00 followed by the FCC testing session at 6:00PM. Please understand that this is a "study hall" session, where you will memorize the test questions and the proper answer.
****Effective 1 March 2019 you will be required to have an FRN prior to obtaining your license.****Instruction guide to obtain an FRN: https://w8lrc.org/wp-content/uploads/Applying_for_an_FRN.pdfFCC website to obtain an FRN: https://apps.fcc.gov/cores/userLogin.do
Locations, Dates for 2019 "Ham in a Day"
April 13,August 10,December 14 at the Chick-Owa Sportsman’s Club 9279 E Ottogan Street Holland, MI 49423 Please visit https://www.laurelvec.com/index.php?team=HARC for updated dates and times.
February 9June 8, October 12,, 2019 at the Lowell Amateur Radio Club, 11535 Fulton St, Lowell, MI 49331Please visit http://w8lrc.org/exam-dates/ for updated dates and times.
Times: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Study Sessions 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM License Testing Session Tech, General, Extra (License testing is fee free)
Cost for the Ham in a Day: $25.00 Light refreshments will be provided.
What to bring with you..... If available bring a legal photo ID such as a Drivers License or Passport. If no legal photo ID is available then bring 2 pieces of legal ID. Anyone 16 years old or younger must have a parent or legal guardian present for the entire session..
**The study sessions uses memory retention. People who have concentration issues may not do well in this type of studying.
For more information:
for the Lowell sessions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org the Holland sessions, contact Bob Broene at email@example.com or Tom Bosscher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seats are limited to the first 24 people; please pre-register to guarantee a seat.
This data allows us to import your information in the test session program and automatically print your FCC application form. The Laurel VEC, who we are affiliated with, uses a computer program to run the test session. This allows us to electronically send your application and results to the FCC the next business day and your results and/or new call sign are usually available within two or three business days.
PLEASE TYPE CAREFULLY AS THIS INFORMATION IS DIRECTLY IMPORTED INTO THE SOFTWARE AND IS WHAT WILL BE SUBMITTED TO THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION AND IS WHAT WILL APPEAR ON YOU FCC LICENSE.