Local Repeaters

Local Repeaters
145.490 (+) 141.3 - Tupelo K5VGK 147.075 (+) 103.5 - Tupelo W5NEM 145.450 (-) 192.8 - Fulton WX5P
444.950 (+) DSTAR - Tupelo N5VGK 147.240 (+) 100 - Tupelo K5TUP 443.200 (+) DMR - Amory AD5T
146.940 (-) 192.8 - Amory KB5DWX 145.150 (-) 156.7 FUSION - Guntown WJ5D

Friday, January 19, 2024

VE TESTING MAKEUP DAY!! Feb 3rd. 2024 @ 0900

MAKE UP DATE FOR VE TESTING AND UPGRADE SESSION COMING UP SATURDAY FEBURARY 3rd, 2024!!!!!!!! ======================== FEBURARY 3rd, 2024 - VE Testing!!!!! AMATEUR RADIO LICENSING AND TESTING!!!!! This includes new license tests, upgrade tests, and current license renewals. PLEASE SHARE AND FORWARD THIS TO ANYONE, CLUB OR HAM RELATED FACEBOOK PAGES, ETC We will be having VE testing at the NEMRA, Inc club room Saturday January 20th, 2024. We start promptly at 9 am. We will be at the Old Fulton Grammar School located at 603 S Cummings St in Fulton, MS in the NEMRA club room. Look for the RED testing sign for the entrance to the old school house (south side). There is NO FEE for the testing, please bring at least 2 types of ID, one needs to be a state issued photo ID, a copy of your current license and any CSCE's not reflected in your current license (example, took general test yesterday, passed, and want to take extra today and the general upgrade has not been processed and posted yet). As of Jan 1, 2021, Laurel VEC will no longer accept Social Security Numbers, FCC Registration Number (FRN) Only. The SS# entry has been removed from the application process and the session report. The FCC has begun the implementation of the $35 fee for Amateur Radio licenses, be prepared to take care of this as soon as you pass your test and it is requested from the FCC, usually within 2-4 days!! BUT it must be paid within 10 days of acceptance by the FCC. YOU MUST HAVE A FRN OR A VALID CALL SIGN OR YOU CANNOT TEST. VERY IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are testing for the Technician license, PLEASE, follow the instructions below: ======================= If you don't have an FRN, go to: https://apps.fcc.gov/cores/userLogin.do You will need to: 1) Register in CORES (in the middle) 2) Verify your email address and log in 3) Register for a new FRN Notes: ● You will need access to your email ● Username must be an email address ● Use your LEGAL NAME. Do not use NICKNAMES. ● Enter your Social Security Number without dashes Once you have your FRN, click the Username Login button. https://apps.fcc.gov/cores/userLogin.do Click the Register FRN and complete the process. You MUST have an FCC Registration Number (FRN) for your application. If you have an Amateur (Ham) or GMRS License, you already have an FRN go to : http://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSearch/searchLicense.jsp to get your number if needed. =================================== You must first register with the FCC and obtain a FRN before you can test. We do not accept social security numbers any more. You must bring your FRN number with you for the testing paperwork, as this is the only number you will have to complete the application (No social Security Numbers). Please contact Bobby at w1law@yahoo.com or John at k5fy.usa@gmail.com for more information or notification that you intend to test that day. Walk-ins are accepted however, we Prefer to know if you intend to take the test and make sure that you have your FRN prior to coming to Fulton so please RSVP as soon as possible. Please go to www.laurelvec.com for more testing sessions for your area and go to www.w5nem.org for a complete list of scheduled exams on our blog calendar for NEMRA along with other club information. We look forward to seeing you there and Good Luck and 73!! Bobby W1LAW

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