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

Area Testing Dates for 2018 (click the date to register)

Washington Area Amateur Radio Club
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

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
9:30 AM
Muscatine County Fairgrounds
101 N Clay Street
West Liberty, Iowa
Phone (563) 607-0793
E-mail Jerry Schroder Jr., KCØWWV

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 2018 is $15.00.

Practice exams for both US and Canadian ham licences:

Copasetic Flow by KDØFNR

Online theory and licensing classes: