Crawford Amateur Radio Society
Supporting Amateur Radio in NW PA since 1972

Supporting Amateur Radio in NWPA since 1972

Crawford Amateur Radio Society

License Exams

Our VE team belongs to the ARRL VEC. Exams are given on the third Tuesday of the month, 6:30 pm by pre-registration only. The current fee is 15.00, and applicants need a photo ID, and copies of your current license or CSCE, if applicable. The FCC now requires all applicants to have a FRN and provide a email address. Click here to pre-register, or call the team liaison, Jamie Tolbert at 814-337-2315.

Instructions on obtaining an FRN are available here:

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