Weekly Net Control:

Always looking for people
to do Net Control.  Please
use the Contact Form



The membership Welcome Letter and ARES application have been updated to better reflect
requirements for obtaining the Spokane County ID card.

PLEASE NOTE:  We now have a Groups.io site for ARES - RACES members.
You may have to set up your password for total access.

Various test sessions are held throughout the year.  As more information becomes available, we will populate that information here.

In Washington:

Jack Tiley AD7FO gives many classes for Technician and General through the year and holds a testing session immediately afterward.  Jack is an Extra class license holder, ARRL Certified Instructor, ARRL Eastern Washington Technical Coordinator, ARRL Spokane Area Technical Specialist, ARRL Volunteer Examiner and retired Electrical Engineer.

We'll populate more class and testing information as it becomes available.


In Idaho:

For Kootenai County testing, please see the KARS web site.  Here is a quick summary:

All you need to bring is:

  • 1. ID - Driver license or some other picture ID.
  • 2. SSN (Social Security Number)
  • 3. $15.00 cash or check made out to ARRL.
  • 4. If upgrading, we need a copy of your Amateur Radio License.

They test the second Monday of every month except for June & December. Testing is conducted at:

Search & Rescue Building
10865 N. Ramsey Rd
Hayden, ID. 83835
Time: 17:30 PT (5:30PM

Walk-ins are always welcome.

To learn more please see the KARS web site.


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