Local FCC License Testing

Monthly VEC License Testing

In-Person Exams in Fortuna, CA (95547)
Held in Fortuna on even-numbed months.
Upcoming Exam Sessions: 10/16/2021
Time: 10:00 AM (No Walk-ins / Register or Call ahead)
Contact: Daniel R. Martin, Volunteer Examiner
Phone: (707) 768-9147
Email: Dan.AG6JW@gmail.com
Fortuna Volunteer Fire Dept
320 S Fortuna Blvd
Fortuna CA 95547

In-Person Exams in Eureka, CA (95501)
Held in Eureka on odd-numbed months on the third Saturday of the month.
Upcoming Exam Sessions: Usually no exam in November
Time: 10:00 AM (No Walk-ins / Register or Call ahead)
Contact: Daniel R. Eaton KB6DE/VE, Volunteer Examiner
Phone: (707) 834-7397
Email: dre3neato@gmail.com
Location: Contact Daniel Eaton/VE for location information

Radio Software Links

  • WSJT-X – FT8, WSPR and other digital modes
  • JTDX – FT4, FT8, T10, JT65 and JT9
  • WinLink – Global Radio Email
  • GridTracker – A world map & live roster of your digital mode contacts
  • FLDigi – A multiplatform suite of digital mode applications
  • CHIRP – program your radio and memories from your PC

Informational Websites

  • HamStudy – Free online test prep for FCC Amateur Licenses
  • PSK Reporter – Live updated world map of digital mode reports
  • RepeaterBook – Complete database of repeaters. 
  • WebSDR or KiwiSDR – Listen to radios around the world online in realtime.
  • ND6T’s open source electronics project collection. 
  • Codes & Alphabets – Phonic Alphabet, Q-codes, RST explanation 

Local Radio & Member Links