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
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VEC: W5YI
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 ***

The ARRL has an excellent write-up on What to Bring to an Exam Session Here.


Recommended Preparation:

  • Try the free online practice exams - Google search "ham practice exam". Use more than one website.
  • If you are unlicensed and don't feel comfortable putting your SSN on the 605 form, get an FCC Registration Number (FRN) - Google search "get frn number".


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.

Please also visit the ARRL's Website to Find additional Amateur Radio License Exam Sessions near you.


First Sunday - ODD Months

Start Time:  2:00 PM (January, March, May, July, September, and November)
Braselton Public Utility Building
4986 Highway 53
Braselton, GA 30517
Contact: Roger Gibson, WB4T
Phone: 770-271-4210  or  770-712-9560
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VEC:  WCARS

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
Phone: 770-536-3056
VEC: WCARS

Second Saturday

Start Time: 10:00 AM; Walk-ins are welcome, but must arrive prior to 10AM.
Alpharetta Recreation & Parks Department
Alpharetta Adult Activity Center
13450 Cogburn Road
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Contact: Ian Kahn
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Phone: 404-626-1566
VEC: ARRL

Second Saturday - ODD Months

Start Time: 8:30 AM
Stone Mountain, GAGMC Community Center (next to the library)
5325 Leon St.
Stone Mountain, GA
Contact: FRANK HAYNES KV4SP
The exams will no longer be walk-ins, those wishing to test must register by either e-mailing or calling the contact person listed.
Phone: 678-467-3712
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VEC: ARRL

Third Saturday

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

Third Saturday

Start Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM; except Nov. & Dec.
66 McElroy Street
Winder, GA 30680
(located behind the current Barrow County Annex Building on East Broad Street (GA Hwy 82)
Contact: STEVE DONELLAN, N5SMD
Phone: 404-520-0368
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.barrowhamradio.org
VEC: W5YI

Fourth Tuesday

Start Time:  7:00 PM
United Way Service Center
6279 Fairburn Road
Douglasville, GA
Contact: Jessie Clower, KB4WFK
Phone: 770-942-6466
VEC: ARRL

Fourth Sunday

Start Time: 2:30PM
Location: GATECH-VANLEER
ELEC ENGRG BLDG-RMW218
777 Atlantic Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332
Contact:
Website: WWW.W4AQL.ORG
VEC: ARRL
W4AQL & W4DOC
Talk-In: 145.15 MHz(-), PL: 167.9 Hz
Walk-ins allowed