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WCARS License Testing

Here is information about the Amateur Radio License testing sessions in the Louisville area. Tests are held a two different locations depending on the month and week. See below for more information.

Bring your testing fee ($10.00, exact change PLEASE), valid Government issued photo I.D., an original copy AND photocopy (no copying facilities at the test site) of your license and any necessary CSCE. You must have them with you! Tell your friends. Good luck. 

Contact Tom Irwin K4TBI at (502) 458-7098 or Bill Carter KF4GGV at (502) 817-2735 for more information or questions.

Three testing locations are available.

American Red Cross (Louisville Area Chapter) Testing Location
510 E. Chestnut Street Google Map
Second Floor Lunchroom

Second Friday of the even-numbered months: (February, April, June, August, October, December)
Testing begins around 5:30 PM. Registrations must be completed prior to 6:30 PM to finish testing by 7:30 PM.
Contact Dick Truax K9RT at (812) 972-6107 for more information.

Third Sunday of odd-numbered months: (January, March, May, July, November)
*September testing is held at the Louisville Hamfest.
Walk-in registration from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM. After 3:00 PM by appointment.

Indiana University Southeast Testing Location
4201 Grant Line Road (Runs off I-265) Google Map
Ogle Hall, Second Floor Lobby

Third Saturday of even-numbered months: (February, April, June, August, October and December)
Testing from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM.


Shelby County EMA Testing Location
98 7th Street
Shelbyville, Kentucky 40065

2nd and 4th Monday at 7.pm at the EMA building and will actually test other times if needed. They have met people in the middle of the week to test just one or several. They have 10 VE's in their group and pride themselves on being able to test any time, anywhere.
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