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              Amateur Radio Club W0BLK

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Exam Sessions
Entry into the amateur radio world normally starts with getting an FCC amateur radio license which requires passing an exam.

There are two groups of Volunteer Examiners in the Black Hills Area.

Black Hills Volunteer Examiners
This group of VEs operates though the Black Hills Amateur Radio club and during the COVID-19 pandemic is requiring pre-registration for testing.
  • April 24th, 2021 @ 9:00am - Contact if interested!

Hot Springs Amateur Radio Club
This group of VEs conducts exams at the Hot Springs Library (2005 Library Dr, Hot Springs, SD 57747). More information can be found at their website: K0HS.com

  • May 8th, 2021 @ 10:00am - Walk ins welcome!

Please bring your original license (if any) along with a copy of it, a photo ID, and you will need either a SSN or an FRN. Currently the exam fee is $15, please bring check or cash. Exact change is appreciated.

You can find more information on the ARRL website.

Training and Classes