When setting up your account please use your Amateur Radio Callsign for your Username. If you do not have a callsign, please use your Real Name. A VALID email address is required in order to complete your registration. If you do not reply to the registration confirmation, you will be deleted! Thank you!


Saturday VE Testing

VE Testing
Date: Saturday, December 08, 2018 09:00 AM

Venue: Golden Corral - Aurora, IL - 4270 E. New York St, (North of Fox Valley Mall)

Saturday - VE Testing 

Local Amateur Radio Education Team VEs now sponsor Amateur Radio Examinations for ALL FCC License Classes on some Saturday Morinings.    The Saturday VE Testing is scheduled for 9:00 AM on the 2nd Saturday for the Months when the  Amateur Classes are NOT in Session, at their class and testing location which is the Golden Corral in Aurora, IL.  Located at 4270 East New York Street just North of the Fox Valley Mall, near Rt 59 and New York Streets.


Saturday VE Testing - 


 If you want to do the VE Exam Test, please register.  We ask for registration, to ensure there are enough VE's in attendance for any license class testing needed.

When:    4th  Saturday  Dates - 2019 Saturday VE Testing: 

    Extra Class - January 19 thru March 16    
March 23
April 27 
    Technician Class - May 18 thru July 20   
July 27
August 24 
  General Class - September 21 thru Novmber 16
November 23
December 28

Where:  Golden Corral in Aurora, 
             4270 E. New York St. 
             Auroa, IL 60504

Time:     9:00 AM 

 All test candidates are welcome!     Walk-In candidates are welcome!  


Register For Testing - 

Registration is preferred prior to the test date, but not required!

To register for one of the Saturday VE Test sessions, or if you have questions - please contact:
Cyndi Gillies - K9NAX  or  Lance Clarke - W9QB (VE Team Liaisons)
Email (preferred): K9NAX@arrl.net  or  W9QB@arrl.net 
Phone: 630 554-4662

Please include the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Phone Number
  • email address
  • The exam element or elements (Technician, General or Extra) that you wish to take


FCC FRN Registraion - 

REQUIRED BEFORE Testing you will need to Register for your FRN number with the FCC (Federal Communications Commission).  It is easy to do and free of charge. 

The FCC Amateur Radio License application (605 form) needs your FCC FRN number or your social security number.  For your protection, we require you to register for an FCC FRN number (we do not want your social security number).  It is preferred that you get your FRN prior to Saturday, but you will need to have an FRN in order to take the exam.  This will also allow you to use your FRN to track your license request after the test on the FCC website.

To register for your FRN go to the FCC website and fill out the request.  

FCC - FRN Registration:  https://apps.fcc.gov/coresWeb/regEntityType.do

Fill out the form. 


Items To Bring To The Test Session -

  • FCC Registration Number  (see above)
  • Any CSCE’s (Certificate of Successful Completion of Examination) you may have
  • A photocopy of your current signed FCC License - For License Upgrades Only
  • Photo ID
  • Calculator - the memory and any programming must be cleared
  • #2 Lead Pencils and a Ball Point Pen
  • $15.00 Test Fee (Exact Change Is Greatly Appreciated)


if you have questions - please contact:
Cyndi Gillies - K9NAX  or  Lance Clarke - W9QB (VE Team Liaisons)
Email (preferred): K9NAX@arrl.net  or  W9QB@arrl.net
Phone: 630 554-4662



All Dates

Dates: Saturday, December 28, 2019 09:00 AM - Saturday, November 23, 2019 09:00 AM - Saturday, August 24, 2019 09:00 AM - Saturday, July 27, 2019 09:00 AM - Saturday, April 27, 2019 09:00 AM - Saturday, March 23, 2019 09:00 AM - Saturday, December 08, 2018 09:00 AM - Saturday, November 10, 2018 09:00 AM - Saturday, August 11, 2018 09:00 AM - Saturday, July 14, 2018 09:00 AM

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