VE Testing

Expired General, Advanced or Extra Licensee’s can get their privileges’ back by passing the Tech exam.  See the Element Credit link below.

ELEMENT CREDIT TABLE effective Aug 21, 2014

Study help – # of questions from each sub-element Exam_Categories

Important – new requirement for an Amateur Radio License (click on green link)

Revised FCC Form 605 Will Ask Applicants

Call 358-6621 (leave a message with contact info), see or email W1UP if you want to take a licensing exam.


You will need to bring:

  • Proof of expired license (see Element Credit link above)
  • two forms of identification
  • FRN number,
  • See to sign up for an FRN number
  • copy or original of existing Amateur Radio License,
  • pencils and a calculator (you cannot use the calculator on a cell phone, tablet, or any similar device)

If you want to take a Amateur Radio Licensing Exam, please contact w1up via email.

Examinations are held on both a scheduled and as needed basis.

TBARC – Alpena, Michigan