When and Where?

Saturday February 22, 2021

3705 Oakdale Road, Modesto, CA (Stanislaus County Office of Emergency Services)

Registration opens 30 minutes before the Cram at 7:30 AM. Study time starts at 8:00am. Testing will begin at 4PM.

Class limit will be first 15 people that register.

Everyone must wear a mask.

Please bring the following:

  • A valid identification, preferably CDL
  • A valid FRN number issued from the FCC

Applicants must use an FCC Registration Number (FRN) for all license transactions with the FCC. Examinees must register in CORES and receive an FRN before exam day.

An instructional video provides step-by-step instructions on how to establish a CORES account, which is necessary for licensees to make administrative updates and download electronic license authorizations.


  • PayPal, Cash or check for $30 for Ham Cram/Test or $15 for Test Only (check payable to SARA)

If you are upgrading your license, please bring a copy of your current license as well as the ORIGINAL. If you need to download a copy follow the instruction on the ARRL Web site at

When all else fails…Amateur Radio.