The JARC facility is located in the Wally Pontiff Jr. Playground at 1521 Palm Street, Metairie, LA 70001. Upon entering the playground keep to the right-side of the roadway past the Stop sign and the facility will be straight ahead at the end under the cell tower. https://tinyurl.com/7r45waz3 During baseball season, parking can be a challenge sometimes and you may have a short walk. Please allow a little extra time to arrive to begin filling out your application. Bring your fully charged Laptop, iPad or Tablet with an 8-inch or larger screen with a browser app installed. Smartphones are not recommended due to their smaller screen size. Pre-registration is required at https://hamstudy.org/sessions/jefferson/inperson/.
FCC $35 Amateur Radio Application Fees became effective on April 19, 2022 affecting new, renewals and vanity call sign operator licenses. For more information on these fees, exam testing requirements, and registering to obtain a FCC Federal Registration Number (FRN) when you do not have any Amateur Radio or Commercial operator license on file with the FCC, you must click on this link https://w5gad.org/vec-testing/ for complete details on this and other exam testing requirements.