Exam Coming

There will be an amateur radio exam on Monday, March 15th at 6:30 pm.   start, at Live Oak Baptist Church, likely Building D, 4565 Live Oak Church Road, in Crestview, FL 32539. Please arrive by 6:00 pm or a little after.  The fee is $10.00 cash, check or Money Order; if writing a check, make it out to WCARS/VEC.


Unlicensed applicants must have an FRN (Federal Registration Number); Social Security Numbers are no longer allowed.  Obtain your FRN before the exam, from the FCC site at https://www.fcc.gov/wireless/systems-utilities/universal-licensing-system (New User Registration link)
Licensed applicants must provide a photocopy of your license that will be surrendered to the exam team!


Masks will be required for examiners and applicants, and we will adhere to the CDC’s six-foot social distancing recommendation.  If you have a special need physically, let us know early, and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Applicants must preregister to me directly, or send a note to me via the club website CONTACT US tab at W4AAZ.com. 

YL Net Forming

The first area net by women for women, the Sunday Evening YL net! Even if you don’t have your license, if you know another ham you can join the net using third party traffic.

This net is hosted on the K4SRC 146.700 repeater which covers Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Escambia counties. The repeater is also linked to the KN4JEA Jay repeater which covers Escambia County, AL. You can also join via EchoLink on K4SRC-4 or AllStar Link Node 515591.

WinLink Hands-On and Tailgater

Curious how to send emails over the air without the internet? This event is for you! We’ll have several stations setup on HF, VHF, and UHF to help you understand how to send emails with Winlink. Have some gear you’d like to sell? Great! We’ll also have a free tailgater event if you’d like to setup or browse. This event isn’t affiliated with any club or group and is open to EVERYONE! Ham license testing will also be available at 9:00AM. Thanks to Bob-W5CL for allowing us the use of his space and the Milton Amateur Radio Club for providing the license testing.