TBARC will held a Technician Class starting March 24 at the LDS Church. The class ran for 7 weeks, meeting on Tuesday nights at 7:00 pm. The last day was on safety and then the test was given.
15018 North 39th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85053
TBARC hosted a General class that ran from September 20th through November 15th, 2014, at the Thunderbird School of Global Management, 59th Ave & Greenway, Glendale, Arizona. Last session was a VE Test.
Sponsored by Thunderbird Amateur Radio Club, fee $10.00. Text is ARRL General Class License Manual 7th Edition, available at HRO (discounted price for course students) and at ARRL. Test fee, set by ARRL, is $15.00. A minimum of 10 students needed to hold the course. Sign up now!
TBARC held a Technician class which will teach you what you need to know to get the first level of amateur radio license. The classes started on June 10, 2014 and are held every Tuesday evening for 6 weeks. Cost is $15.
15018 North 39th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85053
TBARC holds courses during the year. Many are in Room 23 of the Snell Building on the campus of the Thunderbird School of Global Management on Saturdays from 9:00 to 12:00.
to access the 2013 course material. Previous years are available here. Note that the Extra class question pool changed in 2012 and older material may not apply to the 2013 Extra Course.
TBARC hosted an Extra class course Saturday mornings 9:00 am - 12:00 noon, starting March 2nd, at Thunderbird School of Global Management, 59th Ave & Greenway, Glendale, Arizona. There were ten sessions through May 4. (The May 4 session was be a license exam.)
Sponsored by Thunderbird Amateur Radio Club, fee $10.00. Text is the ARRL Extra Class License Manual Tenth Edition, available at HRO (discounted price for course students) and at ARRL. The test fee, set by the ARRL, is $15.00.
Regular Exam Sessions
In addition to the sessions listed below, you can search for ARRL exam sessions.
Arizona Amateur Radio Club (AARC)
Arizona Amateur Radio Club (AARC) holds license examination sessions on the 4th Saturday of the month from September through May. The testing sessions are held at 7 PM at the American Red Cross Building, 6135 N. Black Canyon Highway (I-17), East side, just North of Bethany Home Road. Candidates must make arrangement at least 24 hours in advance to gain entrance to the facility. If you are interested in being tested, please contact Gary, K7GH, at 602-996-8148 or George, KQ7C at 602-274-6212.
Amateur Radio Exam Scheduled at DeVry University
Amateur Radio examinations routinely sponsored by DeVry Amateur Radio Club and West Valley Amateur Radio Club will again hold VE Testing at DeVry University. To prepare yourself for the exam, David recommends the following: Take at least 20 practice tests on QRZ.com to make sure that you are ready.
Contact David Morrill, N7TWT Liaison/Manager if you need more details. (623) 925-0680 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. VEC: ARRL/VEC AZ Desert Chapter 10-10
International and the Superstition ARC
The AZ Desert Chapter 10-10 International and the Superstition ARC hold VE Testing sessions on the third Monday of every month at Mesa Cities Utilities Offices, 640 N. Mesa Drive, Mesa with registration starting at 6:00 PM. Contact Steve Gurley at 480-804-1469.
Boy Scout Troop 127
The Boy Scout Troop 127 holds VE Testing sessions at 8 :00 PM on the third Tuesday at St. Francis Xavier School, 4715 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ. Contact John Kelly, 602-264-6854 for further information.
When you are ready to take an exam for an Amateur Radio license, there are Volunteer Examiners available to assist you. Each applicant will need to bring:
- a picture ID (some test sessions may require two forms of identification)
- your original license (if you have one)
- certificates of Successful Completion of Examination (CSCEs) (if you are upgrading license class using prior CSCEs)
- a photocopy of your license and any CSCEs you will use to upgrade
- the required test fee (usually around $15.00, exact change is always appreciated). For TBARC sessions, make checks payable to TBARC.
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