Amateur Radio License Testing

Amateur Radio Operator Examinations are held at 0900 on the second Saturday of every odd month.

NOTE: The location for testing will possibly be changing some time by the end of June or July. Please check this page often, as details will be posted here promptly. You can always email the exam coordinator at

Testing is at the Playground Amateur Radio Club’s clubhouse located at the intersection of 1st and Church Streets in Fort Walton Beach. All candidates must bring a photo ID and existing licensees need an original copy of their FCC-issued license. The test fee is $15, payable by cash or check.

These examinations are administered by our local VEs who are committed to helping you succeed in your efforts to progress through the amateur ranks. If you have any questions concerning exam schedules, what you need to bring, or the current information pertaining to the licensing structure, please feel free to contact the exam coordinator at

Playground Amateur Radio Club PARC is an ARRL affiliated club ARES

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