Hamcation Hamvention


Get Or Upgrade Your Amateur License

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.

HamCation is a great place to get your first license or upgrade your current license!

We are partnering with HamStudy.org and Exam Tools to bring you a seamless in-person digital test session.

Important Information About Testing at HamCation

Priority will be given to those who have pre-registered.
There is NO CHARGE to take exams at HamCation.

Exams are administered throughout the following times:

  • 10AM - 3PM, Friday (doors close at 3PM)
  • 9AM - 2PM, Saturday (doors close at 2PM)
  • NO TESTING, Sunday

You can arrive at any time between the hours listed.

The sessions are FREE but the FCC may assess an application fee.

  • The fee ONLY applies to new, renewal, and vanity call sign applications.
  • There are NO FEES for modifications such as upgrades, requests for a new sequential call sign, or for administrative updates such as a change of name, mailing address, e-mail address, or license cancellation.
  • The fee is paid directly to the FCC after the session (via e-mailed instructions).
  • Please use a valid e-mail address. The FCC will dismiss any application without a valid e-mail. The e-mail address is not public.

Exam room seating is limited to 25 candidates at a time.
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.) by using the contact us link below.

YOU MUST HAVE AN FCC Registration Number (FRN) and a valid e-mail address to take exams at HamCation. The FCC will not process any applications without an FRN and e-mail!
Candidates seeking to upgrade their license already have an FRN.
Candidates seeking a new license must obtain an FRN before the session.
The registration process will assist in obtaining an FRN, or follow these FCC instructions.

Be sure to bring:

  • Any original CSCE if you are using them for exam credit.
  • A government-issued photo ID (e.g. Driver's License, State ID, Military ID, Passport, etc.)
    For youth: A non-government issued photo ID (e.g., Student ID, etc.) or a non-photo ID (e.g., School ID, Library Card, Report Card, etc.) is acceptable.

Don't delay! Pre-Register today! Then, prepare for the exam at: HamStudy.org

PLEASE VERIFY DATE REQUESTED - There are different registration links for each day!

Register Now Below!

To register to take your exam on Friday, February 7, 2025, Click Here

To register to take your exam on Saturday, February 8, 2025, Click Here


If you have any additional questions please feel free to contact us.

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