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License Exams


The Geauga Amateur Radio Association¬†Volunteer Examiner Team will be conducting free amateur radio license exams at the Geauga County Emergency Operations Center, 12518 Merritt Rd, Chardon, OH 44024. Exam sessions are open to all license classes (Technician, General, and Extra). No registration is required. Walk-ins are always welcome. It’s recommended to arrive early as exams begin promptly at start time. There is no cost for the exam.

The GARA VE Team is an accredited through the Laurel VEC, ARRL and W5YI.

What to bring? This website has a complete list of what to bring to the exam session.

NEW: You must have an FCC-issued FRN to test. Social security numbers are no longer accepted. You may register for an FRN on this site.

Have questions about exams? Interested in becoming a volunteer examiner? Please contact our volunteer exam team leader, Jackie Williams N8JMW for more information.