WC8VOA (West Chester Amateur Radio Association)
When: In-Person and Virtual (via Zoom), please register for your exam at the link below: https://hamstudy.org/sessions/WC8VOA
Cost: $10 unless you qualify for a fee waiver*.
Location: VOA Museum, 8070 Tylersville Rd, West Chester, OH 45069.
Details: If you don’t already have one you’ll need a free FCC ID number called an “FRN”. Follow this link to the FCC HERE . You can take more than one exam per session. Please ensure you have studied for these test elements and have been scoring at least 80% on practice tests.
There is also a $35 fee from the FCC to issue a new license. Upgrades will not be charged the fee. You will have 10 days after your license to log onto the Universal Licensing System (ULS) and pay the fee, or have your license declined. These fees will be in addition to the GLAARG fees.
If you have questions please reach out to the VE team at “email@example.com“
* Exam fees are waived for US residents: minors (max age 17), full time enrolled students (max age 24) with a current ID, Active US Military, US Veterans, and GLAARG VEs upgrading to Extra. Please fill out and submit the Fee Waiver Form (this form is ONLY for WC8VOA sessions).
Studying and Classes:
Ham Study (Online study w/practice test, highly recommended)
American Radio Relay League (ARRL) (Books & Online Courses)
W5YI Group (Books & Online Courses)
Gordon West Books (Books)
Local In-Person Classes:
Queen City Emergency Net (Cincinnati, OH)
OH-KY-IN (Cincinnati, OH)
Dayton Amateur Radio Association (Dayton, OH)
Dial Radio Club (Middletown, OH)