Exams

Preparation

  1. Check the Exam Dates on the right for available Dates/Times and to register if a link is provided. Some Dates will require registration. 
     
  2. Bring $15.00 to the Examination.
     
  3. A legal photo ID (driver's license, passport)
     
  4. FCC Issued Federal Registration Number (FRN) (See below to obtain Federal Registration Number) See instructions below on obtaining "Get your FRN". 
     
  5. UPGRADING ONLY!: If you are upgrading please bring a copy of your license. You can download a copy of your license by going to the FCC Website. Click here to obtain a copy of your license.

Get your FRN

Getting your Federal Registration Number (FRN) provides you an ID rather than showing / providing your social security number at the exam. It also provides you access to your online account and makes it easier to view when your licensed has been issued, renewals and other administrative changes.

  1. Visit http://fcc.gov/uls or click here.
     
  2. If you hold a GMRS or Pilot or other license from the FCC please use your current FRN or search by clicking on the Search button.
     
  3. For a new FRN Click the  button.
     
  4. Choose "Individual"  in the Registration Type and check "Yes" if your address is in the U.S.
     
  5. Continue filling out the form.
     
  6. Record your FRN and bring this with you to the exam.

Exam Dates - 2021/2022

Date Time Location Register
October 16th,2021 9:30AM REOC Training Center
5190 Spectrum Blvd, Reno
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December 11th, 2021 9:30AM REOC Training Center
5190 Spectrum Blvd, Reno
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February 19th, 2022 * 10:00AM REOC Training Center
5190 Spectrum Blvd, Reno
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April 16th, 2022 * 10:00AM REOC Training Center
5190 Spectrum Blvd, Reno
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June 18th, 2022 * 10:00AM REOC Training Center
5190 Spectrum Blvd, Reno
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August 20, 2022 * 10:00AM REOC Training Center
5190 Spectrum Blvd, Reno
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October 15, 2022 * 10:00AM REOC Training Center
5190 Spectrum Blvd, Reno
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December 10, 2022 * 10:00AM REOC Training Center
5190 Spectrum Blvd, Reno
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* Candidates will be permitted to enter 15 minutes before scheduled exam time. No walk-ins are allowed, those wishing to take the exam must register. 

Contact Us at exams@snars.org if you have any questions or need to cancel. 


FCC Login

If you have an FRN ID and password

 or

FCC Advanced Search  

 

Enter your Last Name, City, State and select "Amateur" in the service group dropdown. If your licensed has been issued you will see it in the results.

It may take upwards of 7 to 14 days for amateur radio licenses to be issued. Please be patient if there are holidays or other delays that might occur during the processing of your license.

 

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