VE Test and Class Schedules
The JARC Volunteer Examiner (VE) team is affiliated with the ARRL VEC and conducts exam sessions seven times a year.
Exams are given the first Sunday of each even numbered month with the exception of the February exam session which is given at the Capital City Hamfest and one session that is given at Field Day.
Test dates for 2016 are:
- JUNE 5th at 1:30pm
- AUGUST 7th at 1:30pm
- OCTOBER 2nd at 1:30pm
- DECEMBER 4th at 1:30pm
BECAUSE WE HAVE LIMITED ACCESS TO COPYING EQUIPMENT CANDIDATES ARE REQUESTED TO FURNISH TWO COPIES OF THEIR LICENSE AND/OR CSCES.
The Field Day test session will be held at the Club's Field Day Site.
Candidates are requested to bring
- the original and a copy of their current license (if any),
- the original and a copy of any Certificates of Successful Completion of Examination (CSCEs) they hold and,
- a government-issued photo ID.
Candidates will also be asked to provide their taxpayer ID number (Social Security number or FCC License ID number).
The cost is $15.00 per test.
Candidates that may require special testing techniques or materials are requested to notify the team in advance to ensure that sufficient personnel and/or materials will be on hand to conduct the test. Contact the VE Team Leader for infomation.
ARRL VE Testing Sessions are held at the American Red Cross Building in Flowood. All hams and interested individuals are invited to take all levels of Ham Radio License Tests
The Red Cross building is located at 9 River Bend Pl, Flowood, MS 39232