Volunteer Examiner Sessions
The West Essex Amateur Radio Club (WEARC) administers Amateur Radio examinations at the Essex Fells Service Building. The following dates are scheduled:
Wednesday, January 11 7:30 PM Walk-ins welcome
Wednesday, February 8
7:30 PM Walk-ins welcome
Exams for all license classes will be administered by volunteer examiners certified by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL).
Contact to request a VE Session & registration:
John, President, WEARC
WEARC VE Session Instructions:
1. If you already hold an Amateur Radio license, you must bring your CURRENT ORIGINAL license and a PHOTOCOPY. The original license will be returned to you, and the photocopy will be attached to your application. Without your original FCC license, the VE team cannot provide you with temporary upgrade credit at the session, even if you successfully complete the necessary element(s)
2. To receive credit for the written exam element you have previously passed, you must bring the ORIGINAL and a PHOTOCOPY of your Certificate of Successful Completion of Examination (CSCE). The CSCE must have been issued within the past 365 days, and can be from any VEC. Photocopies alone of the CSCE are not acceptable
3. Bring at least one pencil with an eraser, and an ink pen
4. A PHOTO ID, or any two forms of positive identification from the list below:
* Non-photo driver's license or other ID card (school or employer)
5. Some electronic calculators (including programmable) are allowed. Be prepared to demonstrate to the administering VE Team that all calculator memories have been cleared, and that it has no built-in formulas. The VE Team may otherwise have to deny you the use of your calculator.
6. Scratch paper will be provided. All notes made during the test must remain with the test papers. The CSCE for written and upgrade credit will be issued at the session.
7. The test fee for ALL elements is $15. Please bring either a check or money order made out to "ARRL VEC" or exact cash. The VE team will not be able to make change.
See Google map below of the immediate area.