Club News

Amateur Radio License Testing
Saturday March 9, 2024 at 10:00 AM

The St. Cloud Amateur Radio Club will be hosting No Charge Amateur Radio License Testing on Saturday, March 9, 2024, starting 10:00 AM at our Clubhouse administered via LAUREL VEC.

Pre-registration is preferred in order to reserve your spot. Walk-ins are permitted.

Click Here to Pre-register for the March 9, 2024 Test Session

Once you have completed Pre-Registration, you will be contacted via Phone for any additional information needed, and to confirm your spot.

2024 LAUREL TESTING DATES (dates subject to change)
Saturday, January 20, 10:00 AM
Saturday, March 9, 10:00 AM
Saturday, April 13, 10:00 AM
Saturday, May 18, 10:00 AM
Saturday, June 15, 10:00 AM
Saturday, July 13, 10:00 AM
Saturday, August 17, 10:00 AM
Saturday, September 7, 10:00 AM
Saturday, October 19, 10:00 AM
Saturday, November 16, 10:00 AM
Saturday, December 14, 10:00 AM


Now is the time to start studying, pass your License Test, and become a Ham! Or, maybe it’s time to upgrade to General or Extra class.

Where is the Clubhouse?

401 4th St North,
Waite Park, MN 56387



CW Class (Morse code) on Tuesdays at 7 pm


Learn Morse Code and how to operate a CW key!


Randy Welsand is teaching a CW (continuous wave/Morse Code) class on Tuesdays at 7 pm at the clubhouse. (Class started on January 30). Learn the “dit” and “dah” combinations which represent the Morse alphabet/number set. Learn to hear the rhythm of this type of communication.

Bring your own keyer – if you have one. A few extras will be available.

Amateur Radio License Testing
Wednesday November 15, 2023 at 6:00 PM

VE Testing


The St. Cloud Amateur Radio Club will be hosting Amateur Radio License Testing on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 starting at 6:00 PM at our Clubhouse.

The cost to test is $15.00. Re-test of the same class exam is an additional $15.00. If you pass an exam, the next class license exam is no charge. You MUST have an FRN to test. For more info call 320-333-7431. Please Leave A Message.

Now is the time to start studying, pass your License Test, and become a Ham! Or, maybe it’s time to upgrade to General or Extra class.

The St. Cloud Amateur Radio Club fulfills the needs and goodwill of the general public in the field of communications in time of natural disasters, such as in tornadoes, floods, earthquakes, and at the time of any other emergency that may occur. We also help with various events around the area providing radio support and manpower. Being a Ham is an incredibly fun and rewarding hobby. When you pass your Technician Test, you will receive your first year’s membership in the Club. That way, we can get to know you and help you get started in the Hobby. Join us and start a new adventure in Fun, Fellowship, and Community.

Please feel free to Contact W0SV with any questions.

Where is the Clubhouse?

401 4th St North,
Waite Park, MN 56387


Amateur Radio License Testing
Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 10:00 AM

The St. Cloud Amateur Radio Club will be hosting No Charge Amateur Radio License Testing on Saturday, October 7, 2023, starting 10:00 AM at our Clubhouse administered via LAUREL VEC.

Pre-registration is preferred in order to reserve your spot. Walk-ins are permitted.

Click Here to Pre-register for the October 7, 2023 Test Session

Once you have completed Pre-Registration, you will be contacted via Phone for any additional information needed, and to confirm your spot.


Now is the time to start studying, pass your License Test, and become a Ham! Or, maybe it’s time to upgrade to General or Extra class.

Where is the Clubhouse?

401 4th St North,
Waite Park, MN 56387