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FCC Amateur Radio Examinations

Below are regularly scheduled testing sessions in the Austin area.

For exams in other areas, visit and search by City/State or zip code with a large enough search (miles) to find area exams.

ARRL/AARC - 1st Saturday at Wells Branch MUD Office

Regularly scheduled amateur radio exam sessions at Wells Branch MUD Office, 14611 Wells Port Dr, Austin, TX 78728.

1 July 2023 Cancelled – Schedule Conflict

2 September

4 November

$15 fee. Exams are held every other (odd) month at 10 a.m. We are no longer taking walkins. See Webpage with all the details.

Email to register for the session you would like to attend: Jim Kinter, K5KTF jim [[at]]

W5YI Exams - 3rd Saturday at Texas Association of Broadcasters

502 East 11th St, Suite #200
Austin, TX 78701

Scheduling for the remainder of 2023, third Saturdays at 2:00 p.m.
Dates will be: 6/17, 7/15, 8/19, 9/16, 10/21, 11/18 and 12/16subject to change with the test location if there is a conflict.
A VE will be in the lobby at 1:45 p.m. to allow REGISTERED testtakers to enter the secure building for the 2:00 p.m. session.

Free parking is available next to the building. Fee is still $14 cash or check only.

FRN numbers are required (No Social Security Numbers). Register for the session at the following link. A maximum of 15 people for this session.
Craig Bean,
CVE W5YI Austin Team

For more information contact: Craig (AC5KW) 512-474-6443 / Email: craigmb5 [[at]]


Last updated: 28 May 2023

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