SD Hamfest
October 5, 2024

Special VE Testing at the SD Hamfest

Testing Room: Kitchen

Testing Hours: 9AM to Noon

For the each person who successfully passes the Technician Test, you will have the opportunity to win a hand held 2 meter/440 radio donated by the LARC. For each person who successfully passes the Technician Test, you will receive a ticket and at the end of all VE Testing one winning thicket will be drawn. Winner must be present to WIN!!!

LARC and GLAARG “Greater Los Angeles Amateur Radio Group” are happy and pleased to offer examinations for a beginning or upgrade license in Amateur Radio. It is necessary for the candidate to bring to the testing location the following items: A government photo ID (driver’s license, military ID or passport) along with $5 in cash, accept personal checks with proper ID. Yes ONLY $5.00! If you should fail an examination you may take another examination for another $5.00 fee.

If you are testing for your first license (technician) you will also need an FRN issued by the FCC. If you do not have one, please go to fcc.gov and register. Just follow the prompts. You will receive a ten digit number. Those process is free.

If you are upgrading, then besides an FRN please bring a copy of your current license. We will provide forms to register for the examination (NCVEC-605 quick form). Please be advised that the FCC is no longer issuing paper licenses. If you wish or need a paper copy of your license, you will need to go to fcc.gov and request one. You would need to use the same site that you obtained your FRN. Testing will begin at 8:30 AM. Walk-ins are welcome provided that have all necessary paperwork is in order.

VE Manager: Mike AJ6NJ

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