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Watch Here for Upcoming Classes and Test Sessions. Updates Coming Soon

Jacob Krogen KK6MIC (President of 4x4HIM 4WD Club), Rob Mavis AE6GE, (President of Clovis Amateur Radio Pioneers), and myself Greg Waters KJ6OUI, are inviting you to join us for a FREE PowerPoint based training course to prepare you for the (1stlevel) Amateur Radio Technician license exam.

30 Minute video introduction on what Amateur Radio Can Do

Some home work will be required as to help prepare students for the test and also shorten the hours in class. Those that attend ALL CLASSES in the past have a high percentage of passing their first time. Those that attend ALL CLASSES and complete ALL the homework will be entered into a drawing for a FREE hand held radio.

Classes will be held for 3 Saturdays from 8 AM to 4 PM. All Classes and Testing will be held @

Red Monkey’s new shop (3439 S. Chestnut Ave. Fresno CA, 93725)

September 10th ,17th,24th

*Amateur Radio Exams will be held on the last day of class from 2PM to 4PM


Sponsored By:

4x4HIM 4WD Club
Clovis Amateur Radio Pioneers
Red Monkey
American Radio Relay League

Theory exams are multiple choice. Priority mail is used to send paperwork to ARRL, who sends data to FCC via electronic mail, thus assuring the fastest possible service on new licenses, which typically are posted to the FCC database by the end of the week following the exam.


Two ID’s, one with photo
Taxpayer ID Number (Social Security Number), or FCC Registration Number (preferred)
Fee$15.00per test session. Bring Exact change please
Original and copy of Amateur License if upgrading

Walk in’s only for exam, no pre-registration for exam.

Instruction is based upon the contents Gordon West / W5YI –2014-2018 Technician Class Book. The manual is available from many sources, but if you call and order the “classroom package” directly from the W5YI group (800 669-9594) let them know you are taking the class from the Fresno FAME group and you will get some additional materials included for free.

Link to each topic presented

On line study questions (This is good to review while studying for the test. These are the EXACT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS for the exam. Check technician class exam)

For more information, contact Greg KJ6OUI at or Rob AE6GE at

updated: 11.03.2016