2021 Athens Ohio Amateur Radio
Volunteer Examiner Coordinator (VEC) Schedule
March 15, 7:00 PM – Athens Masonic Complex, 12 West Carpenter St, Athens
April 25, 10:00 AM – Athens Community Center or Athens Red Cross if no hamfest
June 21, 7:00 PM – Athens Red Cross (Tentatively added as an extra session prior to Field Day)
August 16, 7:00 PM – Athens Red Cross (Tentative)
October 18, 7:00 PM – Athens Red Cross (Tentative)
Registration starts one half hour before the scheduled exam times. Red Cross location is tentative depending on building closing or weather for a parking lot session for warmer weather. We are an ARRL Volunteer Examiner Team. Test fee is $15. So long as you pass, you may continue to take additional exam elements for the same fee. Re-tests require an additional test fee. If you are testing for an upgrade, please bring a copy (Reference or Official) of your current license to sent in with your paperwork.
The FCC is no longer allowing applicants to use their Social Security Number on their Amateur Radio applications. Applicants must apply online for for a Federal Registration Number (FRN) prior to the exam session and use that for identification on their application Form 605.
How to apply online for your FCC Registration Number (FRN)
Update your existing FRN Registration (lost password, new email, FAQ, etc.)
FCC Registration Login Page
If you need additional assistance, please call the FCC
FRN Help Desk at (877) 480-3201 – (Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. ET)