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March 23 @ 9:00 am 11:30 am PDT


Sponsor: TCARES
Time: 9:30 AM (Walk-ins allowed) 
Contact: Grayson L. Rehn (209) 962-4661

Tuolumne County Library

480 Greenley Rd
Sonora, 95370 United States
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What to Bring to an ARRL Exam Session:

           FCC Registration Number (FRN):  Examinees are required by 
           the FCC to submit your FRN with your license application form. 
           New license applicants must create an FCC user account and 
           register their Social Security Number (SSN) in the FCC Commission 
           Registration System (CORES) before attending exam sessions.  
           Registrants will be assigned an FRN which will be used in all license
           transactions with the FCC. For instructions on how to register your
           SSN and receive an FRN from the FCC, visit the CORES Registration
           page and the FCC’s Registration instructions page.
           Per FCC rules, a valid email address is also mandatory on the 
           application form to receive FCC correspondence, including the official
           copy of your Amateur Radio license.

      2.  One legal photo ID (identification): 
           a. State Driver’s License
           b. Government issued Passport 
           c. Military or Law Enforcement Officer Photo ID card
           d. Student School Photo ID card
           e. State Photo ID card 

      3.  If no photo ID is available, two forms of identification:
           a. Non-photo State ID card (some states still have them)
           b. Birth certificate (must have the appropriate seal)
           c. Social security card
           d. Employer’s wage statement or Minor’s work permit
           e. School ID card
           f. School or Public Library card
           g. Utility bill, bank statement or other business correspondence that 
               specifically names the person; or a postmarked envelope addressed
               to the person at his or her current mailing address as it appears on
               the Form 605.

      4.  Students/minors without a photo ID need to bring only one of the 
           above items if a legal guardian presents their photo ID; otherwise  
           two non-photo IDs are required. ARRL will cover the one-time FCC 
           application fee for new license candidates younger than 18-years 
           old for tests administered under the ARRL VEC program. 

       5.  If applicable, bring a printed copy of your Amateur Radio license
           or be able to show proof of the license in the official FCC database.
           Acceptable copies or printouts of licenses are available from the
           following sources: the official license or reference license printed 
           from the FCC website or license data printed from the ARRL website 
           or QRZ website. The original(s) and photocopy(s) of any Certificates 
           of Successful Completion of Examination (CSCE) you may hold from 
           previous exam sessions. If your license has already been issued by 
           the FCC, the CSCE showing license credit is not needed. The 
           candidate is require to show proof of the current license to the team  
           but the team is no longer required to submit the proof to the VEC.
           Expired license proof must be submitted to the team and to the 
           VEC for processing to FCC. These photocopies will not be returned. 
           Instructions on how to obtain an official FCC license copy are on 
Obtain License Copy web page.

       6.  Two number two pencils with erasers and a pen for in-person sessions. 

      7.  A calculator with the memory erased and formulas cleared is allowed.  
           You may not bring any written notes or calculations into the exam session. 
           Slide rules and logarithmic tables are acceptable, as long as they’re free 
           of notes and formulas. Cell phone must be silenced or turned off during  
           the exam session and the phones’ calculator function may not be used.
           In addition, iPhones, iPads, Androids, smartphones, Blackberry devices 
           and all similar electronic devices with a calculator capability, may NOT 
           be used.

      8.  Bring a check, a money order or cash to cover the exam session fee $15.00

      9.  Be aware that some information about you will be made publicly available 
           on the FCC’s website (FCC Licensee Privacy) including a felony conviction 
           status. All applicants must answer the Basic Qualification Question (felony 
           conviction status question) on the 605 Form at the exam session. 
           Applicants that answer “YES” for the question must follow these FCC 
           procedures: FCC qualification question instructions


March 23
9:00 am – 11:30 am PDT
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