FCC Radio Exams for 2020


Where and when can one go for the exams for an
Amateur Radio Operator's license or upgrade?
There are presently three groups giving the exams in this area.
The groups are as follows:
        Sponsor:        SIERA - click to visit web site
        VEC:            ARRL
        Contact Person: Greg Moore - KG7D@ARRL.net 
        Where:          Fire Station 51, 777 S. Stewart st. Carson City, Nv. 89701
                        Parking and entry are on the back side by the fire museum.
                                     After Exam Q&A session available.
        Starting Time:  9:00 AM (walk-ins allowed)
        Dates:          3rd Saturday of Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept and Nov
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        Sponsor:        SNARS - click to visit web site
        VEC:            ARRL
        Contact Person: Bill, NN7K (775) 356-1527  
        Where:          Regional Emergency Operations Center, 5195 Spectrum Blvd, Reno, Nevada
        Starting Time:  9:00 AM (walk-ins allowed)
        Dates:          3rd Saturday of Feb, Apr, June, Aug, Oct and Dec.  
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        Sponsor:        Comstock Amateur Radio Association
        VEC:            W5YI (FCC commercial license testing also given on request)
        Contact Person: Phil Wells, KL2P (775) 841-4925
        Where:          SPECIAL EVENTS ONLY, or on demand.
        Starting Time:  N/A
        Dates:          No Scheduled dates - Special Events Only.   
                        All other sessions will be on a demand basis.  
                        Contact Phil Wells, KL2P for details.   
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The cost of ARRL VEC exam session is $15.00.
Each sponsor gives the necessary written exams for all license grades.
Please bring original and copies of radio license and any CSCEs.
Dates, time, and location are subject to change.
Please confirm information with "contact person" prior to attending an exam session.
Effective Feb 23, 2007:
All code requirements have been deleted !

Radio Exams for 2020
Sponsor         Date                Location & Details


SIERA          Jan. 18   Fire Station 51, 777 S. Stewart st. Carson City, Nv. 89701 
                         9:00AM 

SNARS          Feb. 15   Regional Emergency Operations Center, 5195 Spectrum Blvd, Reno, Nevada
                         9:00 AM 

SIERA Mar. 21 Fire Station 51, 777 S. Stewart st. Carson City, Nv. 89701 9:00AM


SNARS Apr. 18 Regional Emergency Operations Center, 5195 Spectrum Blvd, Reno, Nevada 9:00 AM
TARA APR 25 Tech HAM CRAM and VE Exams! All in ONE DAY!! Info Here!
SIERA May 16 Fire Station 51, 777 S. Stewart st. Carson City, Nv. 89701 9:00AM SNARS June 20 Regional Emergency Operations Center, 5195 Spectrum Blvd, Reno, Nevada 9:00 AM SIERA July 18 Fire Station 51, 777 S. Stewart st. Carson City, Nv. 89701 9:00AM SNARS Aug. 15 Regional Emergency Operations Center, 5195 Spectrum Blvd, Reno, Nevada 9:00 AM SIERA Sept.19 Fire Station 51, 777 S. Stewart st. Carson City, Nv. 89701 9:00AM SNARS Oct. 17 Regional Emergency Operations Center, 5195 Spectrum Blvd, Reno, Nevada 9:00 AM SIERA Nov. 21 Fire Station 51, 777 S. Stewart st. Carson City, Nv. 89701 9:00AM SNARS Dec. 19 Regional Emergency Operations Center, 5195 Spectrum Blvd, Reno, Nevada 9:00 AM *This Date is Now TENTATIVE - Check with Sponser

Dates, time, and location are subject to change.
Confirm information with "contact person" prior to going to an exam.
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