ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING A LICENSED AMATEUR RADIO OPERATOR?
2017 GCARS Exam Schedule
**Exams begin at 9:30 am**
JANUARY 14, 2017 March 12, 2017 (see special note below)
May 13, 2017 July 8, 2017
- NEXT SESSION: September 9, 2017
- November 18, 2017
If you need to test sooner, leave a comment on our facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/gastoncountyamateurradiosociety/?ref=hl. and we will help you to get to a test session.
WE CAN SET ONE UP FOR YOU- BY REQUEST- AT ONE OF OUR REGULAR MEETINGS.
**Exams are held at Southminster Presbyterian Church at 1401 Hoffman Rd. in Gastonia, NC 28054 (except for March 12, which will be held at the Charlotte Hamfest test session). Someone will be outside of the building to assist you. The cost for the test is $10. The $10 cost covers all test levels taken at that exam session provided that the examinee passes the previous level license exam. (So it is possible to take the tech, general and extra exams for $10 given each prior level is passed).
GCARS examinations are accredited through the WCARS VEC.
A great resource to use for studying for your ham radio license is www.hamstudy.org I have no electrical or radio background. I didn’t know a capacitor from a resistor or that ohm is a law and not just used in yoga chants. I used hamstudy.org to study for all 3 levels and I passed! You too can become a ham!
If you have questions, please leave a comment!
God bless & 73, Chantel, KM4LWL