Area Volunteer Exam Sessions

Listed below are information on local VE test sessions.

Please contact the person or persons listed for more information.

The FHARA Association VE Team

The FHARA VE ARRL Team will conduct a test session by appointment at the Herkimer County 911 Center located off Lou Ambers Drive adjacent to the Herkimer County Community College campus. Talk-in on the 145.110 repeater PL 167.9. TESTING IS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. NO WALK-INS.  Call Chris KB4CMF at 429-3927 for more information and registration. The test fee is currently set at $15.00.

Please bring two (2) forms of I.D. (one with a photo); original AND a photocopy of current ham license (if any); original AND photocopies of any Certificates of Successful Completion of an Exam (CSCE) element; and blue or black ink pen and a pencil.

Testing will begin promptly at 6:30 - please try not to be late. Instructions are given prior to the start time. So, if you arrive late you may disrupt those already testing.

At this time tests will be conducted quarterly - unless there is a greater demand for more.

The Rome Radio Club VE Team

The Rome Radio Club VE team conducts examinations on the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM. Exams are held at the Griffiss Institute located at 725 Daedalian Drive, Rome NY. Contact Harold (Chip) Burkhart, KC2ZVA. VE test sessions are open to the public and walk ins are welcome. Contact ve@romeradioclub.com for information and registration. The test fee is currently set at $15.00.  

The Madison Oneida ARC VE

The Madison Oneida ARC VE team conducts examinations on the third Friday of each month at the Madison Oneida BOCES complex on Spring Rd in Verona NY. Contact Bill Mayers (KG2DI) at 315-633-8844 for more information. 

Oneonta Amateur Radio Club VE

Oneonta - at the SUCO Campus, Alumni Hall (where SUNY Police are located) in the theatre. Tests are conducted on an as needed basis. Talk-in will be on the 146.850 or 146.640 repeaters. Contact person is Bill Holland, AA2RM at (607) 746-2777 wholland@stny.rr.com