Amateur radio tests on Saturday 16 December

AARC VE Session 16 December 2023 Notice

The AARC will hold its next amateur radio exam session on Saturday, 16 December 2023, at 10:00AM, in M833 at the Piedmont Virginia Community College, 501 College Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22902. Registrants will be notified of any place change.

Please help spread the word.

Exams will be available for all three levels of license: Technician, General, and Amateur Extra.

You must register in advance. We will administer a test to everyone who registers by sitting the next candidate in order of registration.

Make sure to bring:

— A valid government issued photo ID, such as a current driver’s license, a student photo ID card, a military ID, or a passport

— $15 cash for the sitting fee (this goes to ARRL/VEC)

— A printed copy of any current amateur radio license. and

— Your FCC FRN, which you must obtain online in advance using:;jsessionid=LdRngY7X2Lw2KlHvYC8sznTdldCphGSL1wQQ2PQjrVhLRGqTfppl!-1339741855!1890304698

If you bring a calculator, make sure you know how to clear all memories. You may not use your cellphone’s calculator.

Pencils, pens, and scratch paper will be provided as needed. The back of the answer sheet is preferred for scratch paper.

To register, send an email to me at If I have already told you that you are registered, you need not register again. I will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the exam session.

Hank Perritt/K9KDF