CBARC held an exam session on Jan.16. and we had 3 successful candidates for the Technician License, and one upgrde from Tech to Amatuer Extra..
Exam sessions are conducted by volunteers working under the direction of the FCC. The exam fee is set by the Volunteer Exam Coordinator (VEC), and for calendar year 2013-2014 it is $15.00. Contact the exam session administrator to determine you have everything you need. If you have any special needs be sure to notify the exam session administrator before exam day so special accommodations can be made for you.
1. Bring a legal photo ID (drivers license, passport) OR, when no photo ID is available, two forms of identification must be presented (birth certificate, report card, library card, Social Security card, utility bill, bank statement, Non-photo ID/driver's license, etc.). Students may bring a school ID card, minor's work permit, school report card, library card and/or a written note from a legal guardian.
2. If applicable, bring the original and a photocopy of your current Amateur Radio license and any Certificates of Successful Completion of Examination (CSCE) you may hold from previous exam sessions. The photocopy(s) will not be returned.
3. Bring your Social Security Number (SSN) or your FCC issued Federal Registration Number (FRN). VECís are required by FCC to submit either your SSN or your FRN number with your license application form. If you prefer not to give your SSN, then you may use your FCC issued FRN, if you have one. For instructions on how to register your SSN with the FCC and receive a FRN, visit the ARRL web page: http://www.arrl.org/fcc/uls101.html.
4. Bring a check or money order to cover the exam session fee.
5. To be prepared you should also bring two number two pencils with erasers and a pen.
6. A calculator with the memory erased and formulas cleared is allowed. You may not bring any written notes or calculations into the exam session.
The Clear Branch Amateur Radio Club, is proud to announce the Yaesu System Fusion Digital Repeater is on the air. Elevation at the transmitter site is 355 feet above sea level. The Frequency Input is 144.580 and the Output is 145.180. Tone is 107.2hz. We are currently on the "short tower" and the erection of the 200 foot tower is underway. The tower is secured but needs erecting. Contributions for guy cable, and most importantly labor are being gratefully accepted.