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Exam Candidates: You are REQUIRED to register in the FCC CORES system and receive a FCC Registration Number (FRN) before exam day. For FRN registration information, see item #4: Exam Session Requirements

Candidates could go directly to the FCC CORES User Account and Registration page: https://apps.fcc.gov/cores/userLogin.do

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Map Calendar updated 9/4/22

Current Iowa Exam Sessions

Sioux City IA 51106

Sponsor: Sooland Amt Radio Association

Date: Sep 10 2022

Time: 10:30 AM (Walk-ins allowed)

Contact: Tim T. Jarman

(712) 223-4033

Email: TTJarman@gmail.com

VEC: ARRL/VEC

Location: Morningside Luthern Church

700 South Martha St

Southwest Entrance

Sioux City IA 51106


Washington IA 52353-2035 link to sign up

Sponsor: Washington Area ARC

Date: Sep 10 2022

Time: 10:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed)

Contact: Mark L. Lukins

(319) 855-4007

Email: AB0DX@arrl.net

VEC: ARRL/VEC

Location: Washington Public Library Upstairs Room

115 W washington St

Registration 10:00AM

Washington IA 52353-2035


Waterloo IA 50703

Sponsor: W0MG

Date: Sep 17 2022

Time: 10:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed)

Contact: Mark E. Colby

(319) 883-5260

Email: mark.colby@gmail.com

VEC: ARRL/VEC

Location: Waterloo Regional Airport

2790 Livingston Ln

Waterloo IA 50703


Des Moines IA 50322-3872

Sponsor: Please Call or email ahead

Date: Sep 18 2022

Time: 11:00 AM (No Walk-ins / Register or Call ahead)

Contact: Richard J. Allen

(515) 795-2162

Email: rick@n0cfl.com

VEC: ARRL/VEC

Location: Johnstone Supply Company Classroom

11000 Justin Dr

NOT handicapped accessible

Start time TBD

Des Moines IA 50322-3872


Newton IA 50208

Sponsor:

Date: Sep 18 2022

Time: 8:00 AM (No Walk-ins / Register or Call ahead)

Contact: Christopher J. Siems

(641) 373-6649

Email: cjsiems@gmail.com

VEC: ARRL/VEC

Location: Scotts Shop

926 E 76th St S

Newton IA 50208


Columbus Junction IA 52738-9999

Sponsor: Southeast Iowa Hamfest

Date: Oct 02 2022

Time: 10:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed)

Contact: Bruce C. Dagel

(319) 212-1898

Email: bdagel@machlink.com

VEC: ARRL/VEC

Location: Louisa Cty Fairgrounds

http://waarc.net/license.php

101 Fairgroud Rd

Columbus Junction IA 52738-9999


Boone IA 50036-2222

Sponsor: Boone Amateur Radio Klub

Date: Oct 08 2022

Time: 9:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed)

Contact: Steven C. Huffman

(515) 230-0459

Email: n0neu@opencominc.com

VEC: ARRL/VEC

Location: Boone Pioneer Senior Center

1112 Story St

Boone IA 50036-2222


Sioux City IA 51101

Sponsor: Sooland Amt Radio Assoc

Date: Oct 15 2022

Time: 10:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed)

Contact: Tim T. Jarman

(712) 223-4033

Email: TTJarman@gmail.com

VEC: ARRL/VEC

Location: Downtown Public Library

529 Pierce St

Conference Room

Sioux City IA 51101


Des Moines IA 50322-3872

Sponsor: Please Call or email ahead

Date: Nov 20 2022

Time: 11:00 AM (No Walk-ins / Register or Call ahead)

Contact: Richard J. Allen

(515) 795-2162

Email: rick@n0cfl.com

VEC: ARRL/VEC

Location: Johnstone Supply Company Classroom

11000 Justin Dr

NOT handicapped accessible

Start time TBD

Des Moines IA 50322-3872


Marshalltown IA 50158-9845

Sponsor: Central Iowa RA Society

Date: Dec 03 2022

Time: 10:00 AM (No Walk-ins / Register or Call ahead)

Contact: Brian K. Krumm

(641) 751-2492

Email: n0mxk@arrl.net

VEC: ARRL/VEC

Location: Marshall County Emergency Management Office

2369 Jessup Ave

Third Floor Emergency Operations Center

Pre-registration required

Marshalltown IA 50158-9845


Sioux City IA 51101

Sponsor: Sooland Amt Radio Assoc

Date: Dec 03 2022

Time: 10:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed)

Contact: Tim T. Jarman

(712) 223-4033

Email: TTJarman@gmail.com

VEC: ARRL/VEC

Location: Downtown Public Library

529 Pierce St

Conference Room

Sioux City IA 51101


Boone IA 50036-2222

Sponsor: Boone Amateur Radio Klub

Date: Dec 10 2022

Time: 9:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed)

Contact: Steven C. Huffman

(515) 230-0459

Email: n0neu@opencominc.com

VEC: ARRL/VEC

Location: Boone Pioneer Senior Center

1112 Story St

Boone IA 50036-2222


Muscatine IA 52761-3836

Sponsor: Muscatine Area VEs

Date: Dec 11 2022

Time: 2:00 PM (Walk-ins allowed)

Contact: Bruce C. Dagel

(319) 212-1898

Email: bdagel@machlink.com

VEC: ARRL/VEC

Location: Musser Public Library

408 E 2nd St

Conf Room 104

Muscatine IA 52761-3836