Amateur Radio License Exams


Washington Area Amateur Radio Club
Contact: Mark Lukins, ABØDX
802 N 2nd Ave
Washington, IA 52353-2404
Phone: (319) 855-4007
E-mail: AB0DX@arrl.net

Area Testing Dates for 2017


Washington Area Amateur Radio Club
  • January 14
  • March 11
  • May 13 20
  • July 8
  • September 9
  • November 11
Check in begins, 10:00 AM
Exams begin, 10:30 AM
Washington Public Library
115 W Washington (South side of square)
Washington IA
Alternate Location:
Faith Baptist Church
1220 W Madison St,
Washington IA
E-mail: AB0DX@arrl.net
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The Washington Area Amateur Radio Club conducts exams under the ARRL VEC. All exam elements are administered. Walk-in candidates welcomed, pre-registration is requested. Exam requirements



Southeast Iowa Hamfest
  • October 1
9:30 AM
Muscatine County Fairgrounds
101 N Clay Street
West Liberty, Iowa
Phone (563) 607-0793
E-mail Jerry Schroder Jr., KCØWWV
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Requirements for all ARRL VEC exam sessions:

  • NCVEC Form 605 must be completed by the candidate and will be provided at the site.
    It may also be downloaded from the ARRL VEC.
  • Examinees must present photo ID or two other forms of ID.
  • Social Security Number (or a corresponding FCC Licensee ID).
  • If licensed, bring original and photocopy of current FCC license and / or CSCEs. The FCC Universal Licensing System has provisions for printing a copy of your license from your computer. The ARRL VEC has affirmed that this copy is sufficient for VE use.
  • Grandfather credit is available for some current or previously licensed individuals. Complete details can be found at: ARRL VEC's Grandfather Credit page.
  • ARRL VEC exam fee for 2017 is $15.00.

Practice exams for both US and Canadian ham licences:

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Online theory and licensing classes: