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FCC Amateur Radio Exams for 2014
NOTE: THIS IS A TENTATIVE SCHEDULE - DATES MAY CHANGE
Prepared by SIERA (Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association) December 24, 2013
NOTE: Practice Exam links can be found in the Links portion of the SIERA website
*** Volunteer Examiners Needed ***
Click here for information about becoming a Volunteer Examiner (VE)
*** SPECIAL NOTICE - PLEASE READ ***
These session dates are for EXAM SESSIONS ONLY, THEY ARE NOT HAM-CRAM SESSIONS!!

The cost of ARRL VEC exam sessions is $15.00.

Each sponsor provides the necessary exam material for all license grades.

YOU MUST bring original and copies of your existing radio license and any CSCEs.

Dates, time, and location are subject to change.
PLEASE confirm date and location information with "contact person" prior to going to an exam.

Sponsor Date Location Time
Comstock Radio   SPECIAL EVENTS ONLY or on demand  
SIERA Jan 18 Silver State Charter High School, Carson City  9:00 AM
SNARS Feb 15 Regional Emergency Operations Center, 5195 Spectrum Blvd, Reno  9:00 AM
SIERA Mar 15 Silver State Charter High School, 788 Fairview Dr, Carson City  9:00 AM
SNARS Apr 19 Regional Emergency Operations Center, 5195 Spectrum Blvd, Reno  9:00 AM
SIERA May 17 Silver State Charter High School, 788 Fairview Dr, Carson City  9:00 AM
SNARS Jun 21 Regional Emergency Operations Center, 5195 Spectrum Blvd, Reno  9:00 AM
SIERA Jul 19 Silver State Charter High School, 788 Fairview Dr, Carson City  9:00 AM
SNARS Aug 16 Regional Emergency Operations Center, 5195 Spectrum Blvd, Reno  9:00 AM
SIERA Sep 20 Silver State Charter High School, 788 Fairview Dr, Carson City  9:00 AM
SNARS Oct 11 Regional Emergency Operations Center, 5195 Spectrum Blvd, Reno  9:00 AM
SIERA Nov 15 Silver State Charter High School, 788 Fairview Dr, Carson City  9:00 AM
SNARS Dec 13 Regional Emergency Operations Center, 5195 Spectrum Blvd, Reno  9:00 AM

There are presently three groups giving the exams in this area. The groups, in alphabetical order of sponsor, are:
   
Sponsor: Comstock Amateur Radio Association
VEC: W5YI (FCC commercial license testing also given on request.)
Contact Person: Phil Wells, KL2P, (775) 841-4925
Where: To Be Determined
Starting Time: To Be Determined
Dates: NO SCHEDULED DATES, special events only or on demand. Contact Phil Wells for details.
   
Sponsor: SIERA
VEC: ARRL
Contact Person: Dale Anderson, KV7S, (775) 267-4218
Where: Silver State Charter High School (Click here for map)
788 Fairview Dr
Carson City, NV 89701

Starting Time: 9:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed)
Dates: 3rd Saturday of January, March, May, July, September, and November
   
Sponsor: SNARS
VEC: ARRL
Contact Person: Bill I. Nichols, NN7K, (775) 356-1527
Where: Regional Emergency Operations Center (Click here for map)
5195 Spectrum Blvd
Reno, Nevada 89512
Starting Time: 9:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed)
Dates: 3rd Saturday of February, April, June, & August, and 2nd Saturday of October & December