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Cabot, Arkansas


Amateur Radio Testing Information

If you're interested in testing to earn or upgrade an amateur radio license please join us at our monthly meetings.

Test sessions begin at 1:30PM.

Advance registration at is highly encouraged.

For questions:  Loma Westmoreland (KU5J) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For information about what to bring to the exam session, click here.

For fully remote online exam sessions try PARC


The FCC released a Public Notice on March 23, 2022, stating that the amateur radio application fees, including those associated with Form 605 application filings, would become effective on April 19, 2022. The Federal Communications Commission's authority to impose and collect fees is mandated by Congress.

The $35 application fee, when it becomes effective on April 19, will apply to new, renewal, and modification applications that request a new vanity call sign. The fee will be per application.

Administrative updates, such as a change of name, mailing or email address, and modification applications to upgrade an amateur radio licensee’s operator class*, will be exempt from fees.

The $15 VEC exam fee will be paid to the Volunteer Examiner Team at the time of testing. The $35 FCC fee will be paid directly to the FCC.  After the license application is received, the FCC will send a link to pay the application fee within 10 days.