Radio Amateur Exam (RAE)


RAE  Course – June 2024 to October 2024 


The next West Rand Amateur Radio Club course commences on 18 June 2024 with an introduction to the hobby and registration process for those who decide to participate.

Classes will be held weekly on Tuesday evenings. Practical sessions take place on Saturday mornings at our clubhouse situated in Weltevreden Park, Roodepoort. 

Download the RAE Timetable for more information regarding the lecture schedule.

On confirmation of passing the ICASA exam, candidates will receive their very own Call Sign, used for worldwide communication, opening a new, stimulating and rewarding chapter in their lives.

For further information, please contact the RAE Manager, Danie Schnetler – ZS6DPS, via email to or 082 941 3888.  All enquiries welcome.

Study aids and more information on the RAE exam can be obtained from the SARL website at



Club Membership and Tuition Fee  (Payable to the WRARC)

Membership is valid until the club’s next Annual General Meeting which will take place in July 2024 and includes a free name badge worth R75

Scholars and unemployed students   R120.00
Adult RAE Candidate                          R180.00
Tuition fees                                            R200.00


SARL and ICASA Fees (Payable to the SARL)

The SARL co-ordinates the RAE. This fee includes registration with ICASA and the license fee payable to ICASA 

Class A License                                R650.00
Class A License  (Under 25’s)         R600.00
Class B License                                R500.00


Example total fee

Adult membership fee                       R   180.00    
Tuition Fee                                          R   200.00    
Class A License (most common)     R   650.00    
TOTAL PAYABLE                            R 1030.00