Generally, exams are offered at 9 AM on the last Saturday in the months of January, March, May, August, October, and December.
All sessions are registered annually with the ARRL. In addition, they are advertised in Worldradio magazine, via the internet on the KY1N Memorial List, and when possible, in local newspapers.
Here are the dates for 2018:
General Instructions for ARRL VE Exams
- JANUARY 28, 2018
- MARCH 24, 2018
- MAY 19, 2018
- AUGUST 25. 2018
- OCTOBER 27, 2018
- DECEMBER 29, 2018
- Candidates should bring a COPY of your current amateur license. Though not required by the FCC, the
ARRL/VEC requests that one be provided. The lack of a copy could slow the processing
of your test results.
- You must prove identity by means of two different ID’s, one with a
- You should have with you all original and copies of your Certificates of Satisfactory Completion of
Examination (CSCE) issued to you at any previous VE session ONLY if you have
NOT received your most
recent license upgrade. Again, the CSCE is not needed if the passed element credit has already been
reflected in your present license upgrade from the FCC.
- We forward your copies of the above information to the ARRL/VEC along with your examination papers.
All copies of documents should be made before arriving at the test session. We have no copying
facilities at the test site.
- License class restructuring which occurred on April 15, 2000 resulted in numerous changes in the testing
procedures. Please consult your license manual or other amateur radio publications if you think that you
have a unique situation. If you still cannot find the answer to your question, please contact: Bob Jones - WB1P
- The current test fee is $15.00. The exact amount would be appreciated or a check made out to the
- We look forward to seeing you at our next or future sessions.
Tests are usually at the Slatersville Congregational Church.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Click Here for Directions to the Slattersville Congregational Church
Bob Jones - WB1P