Amateur Radio and Commercial License Testing

----Testing Location----

Melbourne Public Library

540 East Fee Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901

One street south of Melbourne Auditorium

Arrive no later than 9:30 am for registration.

No test will be given on Holidays

Amateur license testing is conducted Bi-Monthly by the Platinum Coast Amateur Radio Society (PCARS).




Pre-registration required (No walk-ins) 

Contact Judy Gardner

Phone 321-327-7160



Dates of Melbourne, FL test sessions for 2016

2nd Saturday of every Even month at the

Location: Melbourne Public Library

Address: 540 East Fee Avenue, Melbourne, FL 32901

Arrive no later than 9:30 am for registration.

Pre-registered only

Contact: Judy Gardner


Phone: 321-327-7160


Testing Dates

Feb 10th 2018

  April 14th, 2018  

  June 9th, 2018  

 Aug 11th, 2018  

                                  Oct 13th, 2018  (Melbourne Hamfest)

Dec 8th, 2018


Tests start between 9:15 AM and 9:30AM. This applies to both the ARRL Amateur and W5YI Commercial License sessions. Please try to arrive by 9:30AM. Testing fee for Amateur test is $15.00 and one fee covers all Amateur tests as long as the candidate successfully passes the preceding element. When an element is failed an additional fee will be required for retakes.


                               PLEASE READ

You "must" bring the following in order to get credit for a test.

- A photocopy of your current license if already licensed.

- A copy of your CSCEs if you have one issued within the last 365 days.

- $15.00 CASH ONLY

- Photo-Copy of two forms of ID, one must be a picture ID if age 16 or older

- You will need to know your Social Security number or FRN.

- A completed copy of the "NEW" FCC FORM 605 which will be emailed to you.


                                           Commericle Exams

Amateur and Commercial exams can be scheduled by contacting Judy Gardner: . Fees for the Commercial elements are $50.00 for the first 2 elements and $25.00 for each additional element.