A government issued photo identification card (a driver’s license is excellent)
For upgrades, any currently held FCC amateur license, plus a copy for the application process
Any CSCE that may be valid, plus a copy for the application
$15 examination fee in cash only
2 pencils with erasers, and a pen
STARS Hamburg Youth Center
Calculators are permissible provided they have no programming.
Sample tests can be found at:
http://www.qrz.com/hamtest/ or http://www.arrl.org/exam-practice
Questions may be directed to Rick Neubeck, at 716-510-1955 or
How does a person become a licensed amateur radio operator? They pass an examination designated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and administered by a Volunteer Examination Coordinator (VEC) team.
STARS, under the direction of the ARRL VEC, provide examination sessions on a regular basis. They are on the 3rd Saturday of each odd-numbered month, at 9 AM. They are held at the Hamburg Memorial Youth Center at 200 Prospect Avenue (near Hawkins Avenue) in the Village of Hamburg (see map below). No preregistration is necessary.
Persons wishing to test should bring the following: