Class & Examination Schedules


The Butler County Amateur Radio Association will offer amateur radio operator’s license examinations,  beginning at 9 am, on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the Fairfield Township Police Department, 6485 Vonnie Vale Court, Hamilton, OH.

Applicants must furnish the original and one photocopy of their current license (if any), original of any certificates of successful completion of examination (CSCE) they may hold, positive (photo) identification, and license ID number (FRN) or social security (SSN) number.

If you are applying for your first license, please go to and obtain a FRN.  This web site is self explanatory and the FRN registration is free.

Walk-ins welcome  –  Preregistration not required.

Exams are free … No test fees will be collected.

Additional information may be obtained from Thurl Golden, KD8VLU, (513-939-4891or or Carl Morgan, K8CM, (513-422-9384 or

Talk-in will be available on W8WRK/R
146.700 – ,  123 Hz PL



Beginning August 16, 2017, the DIAL RADIO CLUB will offer  a six-week class to prepare a candidate for examination in Technician Class Amateur Radio operator license. Meeting in Verity Lodge, on the Middletown Campus of Miami University, this class will meet Wednesday evenings,  6-9 pm.

Class will conclude September 20 and be followed by an examination session on Wednesday, September 27.

Morse code proficiency is no longer a requirement for any amateur radio operator’s license.

Although there is no charge for the instructional portion of this class,  students should be prepared to purchase a license training manual and supplies (approximately $25-30) for use in class.

Class enrollment will be limited to twenty students. For registration and/or additional information, please call Beverley Taylor ( or 513-423-3165) or Carl Morgan ( or 513-422-9384).

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