Port City Amateur Radio Club
Serving Seacoast NH for over 50 years – w1wqm.org

VE Sessions


The Port City ARC holds a monthly VE session for those seeking to obtain or upgrade an amateur radio operator license. Sessions are held the first Saturday of the month beginning at 2:00 pm at the Piscataqua Fish & Game Club, located at:

198 Tuttle Lane
Greenland NH 03840

Capacity is limited. Please confirm upcoming dates at the ARRL website using zip code 03840.

Please email or call prior to the day of the exam.

If you have any questions, or to register, please contact:

Sullivan G. Scott
(603) 502-7836
email: k1my@comcast.net

What you need for your exam session.

  1. FRNs Only at Exam Sessions
    • The FCC has indicated VECs/VE teams will no longer be accepting social security numbers at exam sessions.
    • Examinees should register in the FCC CORES registration system and receive an FRN before exam day.
    • FCC CORES user account and registration can be found here: FCC CORES
    • You will not be able to take an exam without your FRN number

  2. Please bring a valid photo ID.
    • State driver's license
    • Government issued passport
    • Military of law enforcement officer photo ID card
    • Student school photo ID card
    • State photo ID card
  3. The FCC requires that you provide an email address on your NCVEC Form 605.
  4. Bring pencil(s) for your answer sheet.
  5. Bring a pen for documents requiring a signature.
  6. Bring a calculator without a memory function, or with the memory function erased.
  7. The exam fee is $15.
  8. Cellphone usage is not permitted

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