Hamfest FCC VE Testing

Saturday – August 12, 2023 | Beginning @ 9:00am

Exam Fee is $14.00 (cash or check)

The W5YI team of Volunteer Examiners(VE) will be present to administer the Technician, General, and Extra Class exams.

The FCC requires all applicants for amateur radio licenses to obtain an
FCC Registration Number(FRN)
at least 48 hours before showing up for their exam.

Be sure to bring a printed copy of your FRN (Official copy of your current license, if upgrading to General/Extra) with you to the testing session, as it must be mailed in with your application to the FCC.

An FRN is REQUIRED documentation as part of the exam team submitting its paperwork to the W5YI VEC for submission to the FCC.

Here you can watch FCC CORES Tutorial Videos

On exam day bring the following items:

  1. A legal photo ID (driver’s license, passport). If no photo ID is available, two forms of identification must be presented:
    • Non-photo ID/drivers’s license
    • Birth Certificate
    • Social Security card
    • Utility bill or bank statement showing the person’s current address as it appears on Form 605.
  2. If applicable, bring a photocopy of your current official amateur radio license.
  3. A calculator (with memory erased and formulas cleared) is allowed.
  4. Pencils and scratch paper will be provided.
  5. Cell phones should be turned off.
  6. The current exam session fee is $14.00 cash or check.
  7. Testing begins at 9:00 AM.

For additional information contact:

Robert Fincher K5REF ✉ k5ref@arrl.net

Bob Davis KB5RD ✉ bobn5zvw@gmail.com