Get Your Amateur License Or Upgrade To The Next Level

Monthly Testing Sessions

Want to get your amateur radio license or upgrade your existing license? It's easy with OARC. Once each month we offer a ham radio license test session. The session is on the first Wednesday of each month located at The Beardall Senior Center 800 S. Delaney Ave Orlando, Florida 32801 in the Multi-Purpose Room. The test session begins promptly at 5:30PM, so please arrive early.

FCC License Examinations

Technician, General, & Extra Class

Are you looking to get you amateur radio license or upgrade your existing license, or do you know someone that wants to get their tech license? Well, here is your chance.

We are partnering with HamStudy.org to bring you a seamlessly in person digtal Test Session.

Important Information About Testing at an OARC Metting

  • Let us know you're coming! Priority will be given to those who have pre-registered. Very simple registration.
  • There is NO CHARGE to take exams With OARC. Please Register early!
  • You can take more than one exam at a session (but only if you study for them): Technician, General, Amateur Extra
  • Plan on a minimum of 15 minutes for your exam session. Some sessions take longer if technology issues arise.
  • Let us know if you need any accommodations (such as large print, verbal exam readings, etc.)
  • You must bring a government issued Photo ID.
  • YOU MUST HAVE AN FCC Registration Number (FRN) to take exams at a OARC test session! Candidates seeking to upgrade their license already have an FRN! The FCC will not process any applications without an FRN. You must obtain an FRN before the session if you are unlicensed. To obtain your FRN, simply follow the instructions at: https://www.fcc.gov/wireless/support/universal-licensing-system-uls-resources/getting-fcc-registration-number-frn
  • When coming to a test session, be sure to bring: Your current government issued Photo ID, any original CSCE you have, plus a copy if you are using them for exam credit, and your FCC Registration Number (FRN hunting crossbow).
  • Don't delay! Pre-Register today! Then, prepare for the exam at: HamStudy.org
  • Register Now Below!

    To register to take your exam Click Here. Then click on the link for which month you want to take your exam. Then click register.

Join The Largest

Orlando Amateur Radio Club!

Join us in planning for the future of amateur radio and preserving the history of technology! Take part in our annual events, Field Day, and HamCation which is the second largest amateur radio convention in the United States. We are over 300 members strong and are always looking for enthusiastic ham operators.