VE Testing Info

This VE Test Session is sponsored by KARS (ARRL/VEC)
Technician, General and Extra Testing

VE Test Session Announcement
KARS has scheduled an exam session for
Friday, April 2nd at 6:30PM.

Doug Duncan KD9PZD, proprietor of
Bordertown Guns in Momence,

116 S. Gladiolus Street, Momence

has generously offered his business location for the test site. 
There is a classroom area with long tables to accommodate

the examinations in a safe distancing arrangement
for our protection and yours.

Exams for all licenses Technician to Extra will be available.

It is important that you confirm you intentions to attend.
It Is necessary for us to plan accordingly.

Contact… Don K9NR    or

Craig N9FD

Provide information on your status…

i.e. whether you are presently licensed Your callsign, if any
Present class of license, if any
If you have a CSCE from a previous exam session
What class of license you are applying for

Friday, April 2nd at 6:30PM
Bordertown Guns
116 S. Gladiolus Street
Momence, Illinois

If you know of anyone who that would benefit from this session, please help to spread the word!

73, Don K9NR

2021 $15.00
Make your check payable to ARRL/VEC

This fee is charged once, no matter whether taking
one, two, or all three test elements at the same test session.

Retests of an element failed at the same test session
will require payment of an additional $15 test fee.

Please be prompt !

Time is needed to process initial paperwork.

ALL Classes of License Exams Available...
Technician, General and Extra.

Not licensed?  The ARRL tells why you should get licensed.

Exam Day

Exam sessions are conducted by volunteers working under the direction of the FCC.
The following are required:

What to Bring:

      1.  A legal photo ID (driver’s license, passport)

      2.  If no photo ID is available, two forms of identification:
           a. non-photo ID/driver's license (some states still have them)
           b. birth certificate (must have the appropriate seal)
           c. social security card
           d. library card
           e. utility bill, bank statement or other business correspondence that
               specifically names the person; or a postmarked envelope addressed
               to the person at his or her current mailing address as it appears on
               the Form 605.

      3.  Students/minors may bring any of the above items and/or a school ID,
           minor's work permit, report card, or a legal guardian may present a
           photo ID.

      4.  Social Security Number (SSN) or your FCC issued Federal
           Registration Number (FRN); VEC’s are required by the FCC to submit
           either your SSN or your FRN number with your license application
           form. If you prefer not to give your SSN at the exam session, then
           you may register your SSN with the FCC before exam day. Once you
           have a FCC issued FRN, you may no longer use your SSN on the
           application. For instructions on how to register your SSN with the
           FCC and receive a FRN, visit the FCC's FAQ page and the
           FCC's registration instructions page.  Please note that some
           exam teams will only accept a valid FRN on your application. 
           Check with your local exam team before exam day.

      5.  If applicable, bring either the original and a photocopy of your current
           Amateur Radio license, or the original(s) and photocopy(s) of any
           Certificates of Successful Completion of Examination (CSCE) you may
           hold from previous exam sessions. If your license has already been
           issued by FCC, the CSCE showing license credit is not needed. The
           photocopy(s) will not be returned.

      6.  Two number two pencils with erasers and a pen. 

      7.  A calculator with the memory erased and formulas cleared is allowed. 
           You may not bring any written notes or calculations into the exam session.
           Slide rules and logarithmic tables are acceptable, as long as they're free
           of notes and formulas. Cell phone must be silenced or turned off during 
           the exam session and the phones' calculator function may not be used.
           In addition, iPhones, iPads, Androids, smartphones, Blackberry devices
all similar electronic devices with a calculator capability, may NOT
           be used.

      8.  Bring a check, a money order or cash to cover the exam session fee(s).
           Check the ARRL VEC’s current exam fees

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