Below is information on the standing bi-monthly tests offered through
ARRL. Locally, we also have testing through W5YI, the original Volunteer
Examiner Coordinator group. The W5YI testing team can offer tests in
between the ARRL tests, on an as-needed basis. The coordinator is:
Gary Liljegren, W4GAL
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Gary helps with ARRL tests, and I help with W5YI tests, so we're really
happy to help people through either group. If the first Saturday of an
even month isn't convenient, contact Gary and we'll set up a mutually
On 4/1/13 4:02 PM, Allan West wrote:
> Thanks Andrew!
> For any questions, or to pre-register for a test, please contact me:
> Allan West
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> 352-328-2359 cell
> On 4/1/13 3:46 PM, Andrew Milluzzi wrote:
>> There have been a lot of people asking about testing for upgrade or
>> getting licensed for the first time. Please see the message below.
>> The general answer about testing is:
>> "We test on the first Saturday of every even-numbered month. The test
>> cost is $15, cash or check. You'll need to bring a photo ID, and FCC
>> license, if you have one. You can register for an FCC Registration
>> Number (FRN) to avoid having your Social Security Number on any of the
>> forms. Getting an FRN online takes about 5 minutes here:
>> You may bring and use a calculator, and you'll need an ink pen and a
>> pencil. I'll have plenty of pens and pencils to loan.
>> Our testing session begins at 1:00 p.m. on the Santa Fe College campus
>> near I-75 and NW 39th Ave (exit 390). Please be sure to arrive a little
>> early, as we do not allow late test takers after the test session starts.
>> If you're mapping the route, use this address for the correct campus:
>> 3000 Northwest 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
>> Most of us park on the west side, nearest the interstate, and walk in
>> between buildings E and M to get to room P-144, where the test is located.
>> There's a campus map online if you need:
>> Please let me know if I can provide any other information, or if you
>> need a talk-in on Saturday.
>> Allan West, WA4JD"
>> Andrew Milluzzi
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