1. Get an FCC Registration Number (FRN)
What information do I need to provide to get an FCC Registration Number (FRN)?
- Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN). For individuals this is a Social Security Number and for businesses this is an Employer Identification Number
- The name of the individual or business
- Type of business
- Contact information
- Password: A password must be at least 6 characters and must include three of the four character types:
- Uppercase letters (A, B, C, etc)
- Lowercase letters (a, b, c, etc)
- Special characters (~, !, @, etc)
- Numbers (1, 2, 3, etc)
- Personal Security Question (PSQ) and answer: Your PSQ and answer is not case sensitive.
National Association of Amateur Radio
- Book: ARRL’s Tech Q&A 7th Edition
Ham Radio Prep
- $25 for the course
Gordon West Radio School
- Book: 2018-2022 Technician Class Book
- Please get a FRN from the FCC before the Exam session.
- Please bring a copy of your new FRN number
- Picture ID
Here is one alternative for the Technician Exam: https://hamstudy.org/
Note: Please check this site for updates.
Find an Exam Session: http://www.arrl.org/find-an-amateur-radio-license-exam-session (Enter zip code)
EXAM SESSION Novato CA 94945-5009
11/07/2020Contact: Bill B. Smith(415) 485-3815Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgSponsor: Hamilton Wireless AssociationLocation: Novato Community HospitalTime: 1:00 PM (No Walk-ins / Call ahead) Offer a 4 session beginners class via Zoom with a downloadable study guideDay of test – offer license prep class (Ham Cram) 9-1 followed by the test.
EXAM SESSION Mill Valley
09/13/2020 12/13/2020 Contact: Steve Fischer(415) 407-6719Email: email@example.comSponsor: Marin ARSLocation: Marin ARS ClubhouseTime: 1:00 PM (No Walk-ins / Call ahead)Excellent information on their site.
ONLINE EXAM SESSION – https://hamstudy.org/sessions/online
After passing you test get in touch with your local radio group. They can help you with buying the best equipment and programming your radio.
Ham Radio Outlet
2210 Livingston St.Oakland, CA 510-534-5757