VE Sessions

PCARS Holds VE Test Sessions on the first Saturday of each even numbered month, at our club site in Ravenna map.

VE sessions for Technician, General & Amateur Extra start at 10:00 am. Walk-ins are always welcome.

Any Questions? Contact our Volunteer Examiner Liaison,

What to Bring to the Testing Session

  • $15 is the current test fee. We prefer the exact amount in cash or a check made out to: ARRL-VEC
  • A government photo id (drivers license or state ID card preferred).
  • Your Social Security Number or FCC Federal Registration Number. We are required to submit either your Social Security Number (SSN) or your FCC Federal Registration Number (FRN) with your application. If you are upgrading, your FRN is on your current Amateur Radio license.
  • A pen (black ink) and pencil (we can loan you either or both)
  • If you already have an Amateur Radio license:
    Please bring the original, (and one copy) of any current (unexpired) amateur radio operator’s license issued to you.
  • If you’ve already passed a test: The original (and one copy) of any document that you will use to prove you’ve already passed a test element. These documents may include:
    • An unexpired Certificate of Successful Completion of Exam (CSCE) indicating the credit(s) earned indicating the credit(s) earned.
    • Pre March 21, 1987 Technician license (this provides credit for the Element 3 (General) exam).
    • Expired License? Bring original and copy of your expired Amateur Radio License.
      you simply take and pass element 2 to re-instate your license

Our VE Sessions are held on the first Saturday of each even numbered month. Our future dates are:


  • February 1st
  • April 4th
  • June 6th
  • June 27th (4PM at our Field Day Site)
  • August 1st
  • October 3rd
  • December 5th


  • February 6th

Any Questions? Contact: