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Session Preparation Info

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Amateur Radio Study Session and Test

January 23, 2016

Produced by: Bay Area Amateur Radio Educational Society

Sponsored by:

San Francisco NERT(

Here are the directions to the San Francisco Study Session, as well as other necessary information and the day's schedule:

Ham Study Session Directions for Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Please print the attached PDF file and fill out the top half of the Study Session registration form. If for some reason you don’t have the sign-in form, they will be available at the class. This will speed up the paper work at the beginning of the session. This is going to be a large group, so please have the form filled out and completed payment with you when you sign in. If you can’t make it please let us know; the class usually fills and we have to turn people away, spots that we can re-use if we know.

The Fee is $30.00 for this session, pay at the session, cash or check. This covers the cost of the study materials and the FCC exam and license fee. Make checks payable to: Ross Peterson.

Bring the sign-in form and check or cash with you. Please don’t mail or fax them in.

We MUST check 2 forms of ID, one must be a picture ID. You MUST have your Social Security Number, TIN or FCC FRN available for the license application, the application can’t be processed without both. For those of you who do not wish to give us a Social Security number, you may go the FCC website at: to register for a FRN (you will need to give them your Social Security Number.

For those of you who don't have a sponsor, leave that part blank, we will help you locate a sponsor at the session.

If you have a current amateur Radio license and are planning to upgrade, please bring a copy of your current license that we can keep to send in with your upgrade package.

If you wish to take the Extra exam, you MUST study prior to the session. The question pool is too large to cover in one day of study. Feel free to join us for additional study and bring your study materials. the exam fee is $14.00.

The building will be open at 8:00 AM and we will start sign-in then. The session introduction will start promptly at 8:30. Please don’t be late, if you miss the orientation it will be extremely difficult to catch up.

The session will be at:

The Event Center at St. Mary's
1111 Gough Street
San Francisco, CA 94109


Plenty of parking is available.

Bridges Community Church


Directions to the Event Center are:

From San Jose or Palo Alto

  • Take US-101 North toward San Francisco
  • Take exit 434A to merge onto US-101 N/Mission St toward G G Bridge
  • Turn left onto S Van Ness Ave
  • Turn left onto Turk St
  • Turn right onto Laguna St
  • Turn right onto Cleary Ct

Destination will be on the right.

From the East Bay

  • Merge onto I-880 N via the ramp to Oakland
  • Take exit 46A on the left for I-80 W toward San Francisco/Bay Bridge
  • Keep left at the fork and merge onto I-80 W, Partial toll road
  • Take exit 1B to merge onto US-101 N toward Golden Gate Bridge
  • Take exit 434A to merge onto US-101 N/Mission St toward G G Bridge
  • Turn left onto S Van Ness Ave
  • Turn left onto Turk St
  • Turn right onto Laguna St
  • Turn right onto Cleary Ct

Destination will be on the right.


You should bring a highlighter, pencils, a blue or black pen, a pocket calculator and a photo ID. If you are upgrading please bring copies that we can keep for forwarding of; your current license, any CSCE’s or other documentation that you have. Bring any documents that you have, including expired licenses, etc. We sometimes need them to establish dates.

This is a cram style session, we have found that it works best if you do NOT study any of the material prior to the session, rest well and have a light breakfast and come prepared to study.

Lunch is available at shopping areas a short distance away or bring a sack lunch. We will have coffee, tea hot water and hot chocolate available.

CONTACT: Ross Peterson, 650-349-5349

FAX: 650-570-5558

E-MAIL: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (preferred method)


Study and Test Schedule
8:00 - 8:30 Registration
8:30 - 9:00 Orientation
9:00 - 9:45 Study
9:45 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 10:45 Study
10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 11:45 Study
11:45 - 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 - 1:45 Study
1:45 - 2:00 Break
2:00 - 2:45 Study
2:45 - 3:00 Break
3:00 - 3:45 Study
3:45 - 4:00 Break
4:00 - 5:00(?) Testing

73, Ross Peterson WB6ZBU

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