Classes / VE Testing

Technician License Class


In Highland and Redlands

Free Ham Radio Licensing Classes…..TBA


For Patton class please see: Map, rules, and directions at: Directions and Map

Note: firearms, cameras, tobacco products, alcohol, and khaki clothing are not permitted at the Patton class site; it is a state hospital site.


Local Monthly ARRL Test Sessions:

If you are testing for the first time, bring drivers license and payment. If you’re testing to upgrade your license, bring your current license, drivers license and payment.


DATE: 1st Saturday each month – 8:30 am

LOCATION: Plymouth Village

945 Salem Dr  Redlands 92373 –  Brewster Room Lower Level

Contact: Keith E. Kasin  (909) 478-4351

San Bernardino

DATE: 3rd Saturday of each month – 9:00 am

LOCATION: Citrus Belt Amateur Radio Club  @ Patton State Hospital 3102 E. Highland Ave in the Staff Development Center (follow the VE signs)

Contact: Moe DeLeon, KK7KC (909) 754-4340



DATE: 2nd Thursday of each month – 5:00 pm

LOCATION: Calimesa Senior Center
908 Park Ave (use side door for entry)
Calimesa CA 92320-1148

Contact: Daryl Schlicke, WD6H
(909) 240-2543  Email:


Loma Linda

Date: Third Thursday of each month – 5:00 pm

Contact: Keith T. Tomas (909) 214-0779
Location: Community Living Center at Jerry L Pettis VA Hospital
11201 Benton St   Loma Linda CA 92357-1000
(Bldg on SW side of hospital)
Call or E-Mail 24 hrs appt

General License Class

General License Class: TBD

Book: The ARRL General Class license manual 8th edition. (You will need this for the first day)

ISBN: 978-1-62595-030-7

Cost: Free if you are a member of CBARC, $20 for Non-Members

More information coming soon

Amateur Extra License Class

Classes will not happen until the next version of the book is available.

More information coming soon




page updated 8/12/2019