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W3AA (ARRL VEC) In-Person Test Session

Jun 13, 2022 (Mon)
6:00-8:00pm EDT
NS3K: Philmont Mobile Radio Club
Test Fee:
315 York Rd., Willow Grove, PA 19090, USA
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American Radio Relay League (ARRL-VEC)
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Notes from the team:


Note that this is an IN-PERSON exam session to be taken in Willow Grove, PA at the Giant Supermarket at 315 York RD. on the second floor in the community room. We start the test promptly at 6:30 pm

Please arrive between 6:00pm and 6:30 pm to finalize the paperwork before the test.

The cost of the test is $15.00. If you pass the test you may proceed with the next test at no additional cost. You should be prepared and ready for all exams you wish to take. If you are passing you practice exams with consistent scores of 80% or better, you are ready to that exam. If you fail your test and want to retest, there will be an additional $15.00 fee. We accept exact cash.

If you need study material we suggest Hamstudy.org which is free and has all the question in the question pool.

Registration is required if you wish to attend this session. If you register, we expect you to show up on the test date. Testing is in high demand and by not showing up you are preventing someone else from testing. Please be considerate. If you cannot attend the test session after registering, DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE TO LET US KNOW. Contact Jim McCloskey at ns3k@arrl.net.


DO NOT come to this test if you have not registered! We have limited space for testing due to COVID Restrictions, you will be turned away.


Vaccinated Preferred, Mask required for non vaccinated and suggested for all $15.00 Exam Fee in exact Cash A legal photo ID (Driver's license, passport) 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 address to the person at his or her current mailing address as it appears on FRN account. 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. An FCC issued Federal Registration Number (FRN) is required by anyone wishing to take an exam. If applicable, bring the original(s) and photocopy(s) of any Certificates of Successful Completions 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. Instructions on how to obtain an official FCC license copy are on the ARRL Obtain License Copy web page. Two number two pencils with erasers and a pen. 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, iPads, Androids, smartphones, smartwatches, Blackberry devices and all similar electronic devices with a calculator capability, may NOT be used. Contact Jim McCloskey at ns3k@arrl.net if you need to cancel or have any other questions!

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