Ham Exams

GARS Exam Session – Second Sunday Every Month
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Gwinnett County Fire Station #24
Community Room
2735 Mall of Georgia Blvd
Buford, GA 30519
Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?q=34.0665545,-83.9725972
Contact: Sid Weaver N4NQ
Phone: 770-995-7247
Email: exams@gars.org
VEC: W5YI
Walk-Ins Accepted: YES
Fee: $14.00 (CASH ONLY)

What to Bring to our Exam Session:

  • A Government Issued Photo ID – Driver’s license, Passport, etc.
  • Your Social Security card unless you already have an FRN
  • Minors without a Photo ID must bring their SS Card and Birth Certificate
  • Two (2) copies of your original license
  • Your original CSCE and two (2) copies for any outstanding elements passed
  • A pen and a pencil with eraser
  • Calculators with memory must be cleared – CELL PHONES ARE NOT ALLOWED
  • Current Exam Fee is $14.00 – CASH ONLY – CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED
  • Walk-ins are welcome – No pre-registration required

*** Cell phones, Smart watches, Bluetooth headsets, earbuds, etc. ***
*** MUST BE TURNED OFF AND PUT AWAY ***

What to Bring to an Exam Session (ARRL.org)

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Additional Exam Sessions

The following information is provided by GARS as a service to the metro Atlanta ham radio community and is not responsible for errors or changes. Please call to confirm these schedules below before going.

Find additional Amateur Radio License Exam Sessions near you (ARRL.org)

First Sunday – ODD Months
Start Time:  2:00 PM (January, March, May, July, September, and November)
Tri County Amateur Radio Club
Braselton Public Utility Building
4986 Highway 53
Braselton, GA 30517
Contact: Roger Gibson, WB4T
Email: w4rlg@bellsouth.net
Phone: 770-271-4210 or 770-712-9560
VEC: WCARS
Walk-Ins Accepted: YES

First Sunday – EVEN Months
Start Time: 2:00 PM (February, April, June, August, October, December)
470 Crescent Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501
Contact: Perry Roper, KO4RD
Email:
Phone: 770-536-3056
VEC: WCARS
Walk-Ins Accepted: YES

First Sunday – EVEN Months
Start Time: 2:00 PM (February, April, June, August, October, December)
Barrow Amateur Radio Club
66 McElroy Street
Winder, GA 30680
Contact: Mike Wolcott, W4WYI
Email: w4wyi@arrl.net
Phone: 404-281-6581
VEC: WCARS and W5YI
Walk-Ins Accepted: YES

Second Saturday
Start Time: 10:00 AM; Walk-ins are welcome, but must arrive prior to 10AM.
North Fulton Amateur Radio League
Alpharetta Recreation & Parks Department
Alpharetta Adult Activity Center
13450 Cogburn Road
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Contact: Ian Kahn
Email: km4ik@arrl.net
Phone: 404-626-1566
VEC: ARRL
Walk-Ins Accepted: YES

Second Saturday – ODD Months
Start Time: 8:30 AM
Alford Memorial Radio Club
Stone Mountain, GAGMC Community Center (next to the library)
5325 Leon St.
Stone Mountain, GA
Contact: FRANK HAYNES KV4SP
Walk-ins are not accepted. Those wishing to test must pre-register by e-mail or phone.
Email: fhaynes@vatmom.net
Phone: 678-467-3712
VEC: ARRL
Walk-Ins Accepted: NO

Third Saturday
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Marietta First United Methodist Church
Room 305
56 Whitlock Avenue
Marietta, GA
Contact: Larry Huff, WA4CQZ
Email:
Phone: 770-955-3171
VEC: CA
Walk-Ins Accepted: YES

Fourth Tuesday
Start Time: 7:00 PM
United Way Service Center
6279 Fairburn Road
Douglasville, GA
Contact: Jessie Clower, KB4WFK
Email:
Phone: 770-942-6466
VEC: ARRL
Walk-Ins Accepted: YES

Fourth Sunday
Start Time: 2:30PM
Georgia Tech Amateur Radio Club
Location: GATECH-VANLEER
ELEC ENGRG BLDG-RMW218
777 Atlantic Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332
Contact:
Email:
Phone:
VEC: ARRL
W4AQL and W4DOC
Talk-In: 145.15 MHz(-), PL: 167.9 Hz
Walk-Ins Accepted: YES

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