Sun City Arizona

VE Testing to take your Ham Radio License Test at WVARC

DATE/TIME/LOCATION

NEW!! You must now pre-register if you are testing at our club meeting night.! Look under "Special Needs" below for info.

First Monday of every month except February at 6 PM before the meeting, you can take your ham radio license test. Testing and the Club meetings are done in the Social Hall which is just East of the church off of the breezeway.



BRING THESE ITEMS

Photo I.D. plus $15.00 exact change or check made out to ARRL/VEC.  Your current Ham license + a photocopy of it.  A calculator. - NO EXCEPTIONS! Practice for your test at: https://www.qrz.com/hamtest/

Make sure you get your FRN online before you test at: https://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsEntry/licManager/login.jsp


CURRENT TEST POOLS

NEW!!  Technician question pool: http://www.arrl.org/question-pools

General questions valid until June, 30, 2019

Amateur Extra questions until June 30, 2020

TECHNICIAN EXAM

If you will be taking this exam, you will need to pre-apply for an FRN-FCC Registration Number in advance at https://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsEntry/licManager/login.jsp 

We are electronic filing and do not accept SSN's, so make sure you get your FRN.

 Your Call sign will come out the next  business day to the FCC.

NEW NCVEC FORM 605

The NCVEC Form 605  when testing with ARRL use this  form. 

 http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/NCVEC%20Form%20605_2018_Interactive.pdf

SPECIAL NEEDS

Anyone with special needs (ie hearing, sight, physical etc.) please contact David N7TWT by calling 623-680-5011 or email N7TWT@COX.NET a few days prior to testing for pre-registration so he knows how many are coming.

VE Testing at Devry University

DATE/TIME/LOCATION

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Testing is on the first Saturday of each month except December.  Testing begins 9:00 AM and runs to 11:00 AM but please show up by 10:00 AM.  Walk-ins are welcome.  

2149 W. Dunlap Ave. Phoenix, AZ  85021  Enter the building in the South West corner up the ramp and follow signs to Lounge-Room 107. If you get lost call David N7TWT at 623-680-5011

SPONSORS

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Testing is sponsored by DeVry University and the West Valley Amateur Radio Club.  David Morrill N7TWT is the liaison and can be reached at 623-680-5011.

WHAT TO BRING

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Bring a photo I.D., your original and photocopy of your Ham license, a check or exact change of $15.00 made out to ARRL/VEC, and the completed NCVEC Form 605.

We are electronic filing and do not accept SSN's , so make sure you get your FRN at LICENSE MANAGER . It takes just a few minutes.

Your Call sign will come out the next  business day to the FCC. When testing at DeVry I need your FRN by Sunday Evening at 6pm.

APPLY FOR FRN

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An FRN or FCC Registration Number is used in place of your Social Security Number, for all transactions with the FCC.  Apply for it prior to first-time testing:  https://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsEntry/licManager/login.jsp

We are electronic filing with the ARRL now and so we do not  accept SSN's. Callsign and upgrades take one business day to complete.

NCVEC FORM 605

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There is a new form for each tester to fill out, answering the question concerning  conviction of a felony.  Do not confuse this with the FCC Form 605, as they are separate documents.

http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/NCVEC%20Form%20605_2018_Interactive.pdf

RECEIVE YOUR HAM LICENSE

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The FCC no longer mails your license unless you request it.  Go online and request a paper license:  https://www.fcc.gov/fcc-form-605


Do you need to look up an old Call Sign?  Go to https://archive.org  create a free account for a virtual library card and in the search box put in Callbook. You will see a lot of Callbooks. Choose one of them then do your search for the information. If you are trying to get proof for an upgrade make sure you do a Screen Capture including the Date of the Callbook.