Exams are offered on odd-numbered months by the Richmond Amateur Radio Club (RARC), Allan Johnson, WA3J, Chief Examiner. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Exams are usually held the second Saturday of each odd month, except July.
Richmond Amateur Radio Club’s 2018 VE Schedule
RARC offers VE Testing Sessions on the second Saturday of odd months except June to cover Field Day instead of July.
January 13 2018 9:00am
March 10 2018 9:00am
May 12 2018 9:00am
June 23 2018 2:00pm, Field Day site
September 08 2018 9:00am
November 10 2018 9:00am
Exams begin at 9:00 AM.Exams are given at Bon Air United Methodist Church, 1645 Buford Road, in the Bon Air area of Richmond. The current testing fee is $15.00 (cash, exact change please).
For a quicker start, come with your FRN (FCC Registration Number). It is on your current license.
If you are taking the Tech exam, you are required by the Federal Government to have a FRN (Federal Registration Number). You can sign up for an FRN on the FCC website. Do a search for “FCC FRN” and that will give you a link the FCC site.
Walk-ins are always welcome. Pre-registration is not required.
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