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Please visit the new
Exam Session Confirmation
page to notify your Team Liaison of your intention to participate at an upcoming
exam session. This will greatly alleviate concerns that we'll have enough
volunteers to run the session!
2019 exam sessions are planned for
- March 9, 2019
- June 8, 2019
- September 21, 2019 (Note
3rd Saturday in September!)
- December 14, 2019
The current examination question pools are posted on the ARRL/VEC Amateur Exam Question Pools Web page
No grandfather credit can be accepted unless the candidate holds a Technician
license or has current Element 2 exam credit. Candidates can claim
grandfather credit if they once held a Novice or Technician license.
Per FCC rules, holding an expired General, Advanced, or Extra class license
affords no credit based on holding the higher class license; credit may be
afforded based on holding an earlier Novice or Technician license.
For the parameters of this grandfather credit see http://www.arrl.org/arrlvec/grandfather.html.
If you have any questions, feel free to call the ARRL VEC for any
Ref: Bart J. Jahnke, W9JJ Manager ARRL VEC.
It is the stated policy of HARCE that: "Candidates claiming element
credits for old and/or expired licenses must provide legible documentation and
copies to prove the validity (date and license class) of such claims."
Furthermore, "It is the responsibility of the examinee to provide
all of the documentation required to support any claim for grandfather credit
prior to an examination session."
This VE team operates under the sponsorship of the Horseshoe
Amateur Radio Club. HARCE's goal is to offer amateur radio license examinations on
a regular schedule, about every 3 months. Whenever possible, the exam schedule
will be coordinated
with testing teams in surrounding counties. We hope to assure local amateurs that an exam session will be available within reasonable driving distance every
With sufficient local Volunteer Examiners on the team, we
without imposing an undue demand on any individual examiner, affording each VE
an opportunity to serve once per year.
current Volunteer Examiners, regardless of affiliation (or lack thereof) with
Amateur Radio Club, are invited to register with our team. (Go to the Registration
VE's active with neighboring testing teams are invited to keep us informed of
their testing schedule. We will gladly include this information on our exam
For information on HARCE's exam
schedule and to pre-register for an exam, visit our exam page: HARCE
Amateur Radio Exams.
I invite your comments (and your interest in joining the
team) via e-mail.
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