Gwinnett Amateur Radio Society (GARS) - Volunteer Examiner Team GARS-VE-Team@groups.io
We are located in Gwinnett County, Georgia.
Our Volunteer Examiner (VE) Team conducts Amateur Radio testing for all classes of Amateur Radio licenses prepared by the W5YI-VEC group.
*** FRN Numbers are REQUIRED - See below ***
GARS-VE-TEAM EXAM SCHEDULE
Second Sunday of each month starting promptly at 2:00pm. Doors open at 1:45pm.
EAA 690 Hangar
Gwinnett County Airport – Briscoe Field
690 Airport Rd
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
*** If you live in North Carolina or South Carolina and haven't found an exam session closer to home, please check out www.w4vec.org too.
- Exam Fee: $14.00 (CASH ONLY)
WHAT TO BRING:
- A Government Issued Photo ID (Driver's license, Passport, etc.)
- An FRN (REQUIRED - see note below)
- Minors without a Photo ID must bring their Social Security Card and Birth Certificate
- Face Mask - Preferred (but not mandatory)
- Original Amateur license and 2 copies – if any
- Original CSCE for outstanding license upgrade and 2 copies – if any
- Pen and Pencil with an eraser
- A simple calculator (memory must be cleared) - CELL PHONES ARE NOT ALLOWED
- Exam fee is currently $14.00 – CASH ONLY – CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED
- Walk-ins are welcome, no pre-registration required
- Face Masks: Preferred (but not mandatory)
- Temperature Checks: If you don’t feel well, please be respectful of our volunteers and stay home.
*** Volunteer examiners are under no obligation to test anyone should they desire not to for any reason.
GET AN FRN:
Save time by printing out a filled out 605 form before you go. Download the NCVEC 605 Form by clicking on this link, fill it out, and print. It will not only save you time once you get to your exam session, but it can avoid data entry mistakes of your information made due to poor penmanship.
(NCVEC 605 Form (PDF))
TAKE PRACTICE EXAMS:ADDITIONAL Exam Sessions:
ADDITIONAL NEW HAM INFO:
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