Tech In a Day Class

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The Cape Ann Amateur Radio Association is holding Technician Study course at the convention on Saturday, August 26, 2023. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

The course includes: six 45-minute “study” segments, with 15-minute breaks between sessions; also includes an hour and 15 minute Lunch Break. (9:00 AM-4:00 PM)

The examination for Technician Class will be conducted 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Cost and Requirements: ($30.00)


  • Fees: $15 (Includes materials and snacks)
  • Test Cost: $15 (Required by FCC) Students under age 18 $5.00
  • Bring Photo ID & Federal Registration Number (FRN) (Obtained by registration at

Find more information about the Tech-In-A-Day program from the CAARA website.




1. You should apply for and obtain a FCC Registration Number at:

2. You will be charged a slight fee for this course. $30.00. (Normally, $15.00 for the Examination $10.00 for Study Materials and $5.00 for snacks and drinks which will be provided for the session.)

3. The Tech In A Day Session will be almost a full day session (8 am to 5pm).

A. The first Study Session begins at 9:00am for 45 minutes and you will be given a 15 minute break before the next session begins at 10 am.

B. Three study sessions will be held before a lunch break (approximately 11:45am-1:00pm).

C. There will be three more study sessions in the afternoon to run to 3:45 p.m.

D. Examination for Technician Class will begin at 4:00 pm. (4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.)


Contact Bill Poulin, WZ1L,, to register of if you have any questions about the Tech-In-A-Day study course.