Please note: We are currently taking pre-registrations for a special OSU Radio Club exam session which will be held on Wednesday, March 7th. This session is not open to the general public. If you are here to sign up for our Saturday, April 7th, exam, pre-registration for that session will officially open on March 8th. However, if you'd like to pre-register for our April 7th exam now, you may do so, but please make a note "Pre-registering for April 7th exam" in the Comments section of your submission so that we can assure you are assigned to the correct session.
You've no doubt found yourself on this web page because you want to pre-register to take a ham radio exam at one of our VE exam sessions. If so, you've come to the right place. We strongly encourage all applicants to pre-register prior to the exam date. Doing so allows us to complete a lot of the paperwork prior to the exam session and makes everyone's life easier.
Additionally, if you haven't already done so, we also encourage our applicants to review our VE team's FAQ web page before taking the exams. The FAQ page addresses many of the questions our applicants typically have, from how we conduct exams, to what you need to bring with you, to how much it costs, and in general what you can expect on the big day. If you have questions, we request you check this site first before contacting us directly. You'll probably find the answer there. The FAQ page can be found at:
But, right now you're here to pre-register, so let's get that task out of the way first: The information we need from you will hinge on whether or not you are already a licensed ham, so please select from one of the options shown below:
- Yes, I am currently licensed and have a valid US Amateur Radio callsign
- No, I do not have a valid callsign yet (but I would like to obtain one)
By the way, these forms have been tested against modern versions of the Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge, iPhone, and Android browsers, all with good results. Other browsers (as well as older versions of the ones mentioned above) will likely also work, but may not give you the full complement of error checking that the mainline browsers provide. If you do encounter a problem, or find something unclear, we ask that you let us know, either in the comments section of the form, or at the address given below.