Amateur Radio License Exam Saturday Dec 12 Norwich CT


Updated November 27, 2020 ———-
The Tri-City Amateur Radio Club will be conducting an Amateur Radio License Exam on Saturday December 12th from 9 AM to 10:30 AM at the East Great Plain Fire House in Norwich CT. Parking is across the street from the four big white garage doors on the firehouse.
Reservations are required and walk ins will not be accepted.
Exam requirements can be found at:
Masks are required, hand sanitizer will be available and encouraged, and social distancing will be maintained. The ARRL Exam Fee for 2020 and 2021 is $15.00.
Please email for further information or to request a reservation for a testing seat.

If you don’t already have an FCC FRN number please go to the following website to obtain one. It is now a requirement for all amateur radio operators.
“An FRN, or FCC registration number, is a 10-digit number that is assigned to a business or individual registering with the FCC. “
The FCC is requiring this as they want to stop asking for people’s Social Security Numbers, which is what they have required for many years.

Tri-City Monthly Meeting will be on December 8th at 7 PM EDT.


The December meeting of the Tri-City ARC will be held on Zoom. The meeting will be starting at 7:00 PM local time on December 8, 2020. Please log in early with your first name and call sign.

Join Zoom Meeting by clicking on this link:
Meeting ID: 879 5648 0486 Passcode: 194607
Or dial by your location using your landline or cell phone:
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 844 0969 8245
Passcode: 415307
One tap mobile:
+13126266799,,87956480486#,,,,,,0#,,194607# US (Chicago)
+19292056099,,87956480486#,,,,,,0#,,194607# US (New York)

Call to Order
Secretary’s Report:
Treasurer’s Report

Committee Reports

  • Antenna Tower Committee:
  • Field Day Committee: Rob KB1RS, Jerry K1JMN, and Tim KC1TWR have volunteered.
  • Program Committee: Josh – Zoom training schedule being worked.
  • Tips Net Report: Tim
  • ARES Report: Tim

Old Business:

  • Interest in having a monthly Exam session (WED). 3 VE’s (EXTRA) required. On hold until current health situation resolves.
  • Ham Boot Camp. 2 to 3 sessions to cover VHF/UHF radios, Programing, and installation; HF radios; Antennas, Power Supplies and grounding and getting on the air with repeaters and NETS. On hold until current health situation resolves.

New Business:

  • December, we need to appoint an audit committee.

Good of the organization

Upcoming Events

  • TRI City Auction 31 OCT 2020 cancelled.
  • Thursday Breakfast, 08:00 Olde Towne Restaurant, Norwich on hold.
  • Saturday Breakfast, 08:00 Uncasville Diner, Montville on hold