W9DUP Banner
Licensing & VE Testing

VE Testing will be offered on-site at Field Day, on Saturday June 24, 1:30 p.m! Click the "Field Day" Tab for directions!
Amateur Radio Licensing exams are administered by our ARRL Certified VE Team. Click on either resource logo for the latest question pool and effectivedate information.

NCVEC link


Recent Club Sponsored VE Licensing Exams

DARC sponsored VE Testing - March, 2019

When? The first Friday of every month at 7:30 PM (Central) except January and July. Any date changes will be posted here! ***Note - No Testing during July, 2016
Where? Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, located at 4501 Main St., just south of Ogden Ave. on Main St. in Downers Grove. Park in lot behind the church.
More Info? Contact Don - N9IZU at 630-964-6258

Don't Forget...

1) If you have a license, bring a copy of your current signed license.

2) Bring any CSCE's you may have earned.

3) Bring a photo ID so we can verify who you are!

4) Bring the NCVEC Form 605, with only Section 1 completed.

5) The cost for taking the test is $15.00. If you bring exact change it would be a great help!

The required "NCVEC QUICK-FORM 605" can be found HERE

If you do not have one you may want to obtain an FRN (FCC Federal Registration Number) so you do not need to use your Social Security Number on your application. The FRN is a unique entity identifier for everyone doing business with the Commission.
The FRN can be obtained electronically through the FCC webpage at http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls (Select FCC Registration Number (FRN) Commission Registration System (CORES) or by manually submitting FCC Form 160. FCC Form 160 is available for downloading from http://www.fcc.gov/formpage.htm, by calling the FCC's Forms Distribution Center at (800) 418-3676, or the FCC’s Fax Information System by dialing (202) 418-0177.

Click the above logo to go to the new FCC Wireless Services Page

Amateur Radio Service Links

Amateur Home
License Renewal
About Amateur Radio Communications & Operations
International Arrangements
Operator Class
Reciprocal Arrangements
Call Sign Systems
Sequential Call Sign System
Special Event Call Signs
Vanity Call Signs
Amateur Licensing
Club Stations
Common Filing Tasks
Military Recreation Stations
Volunteer Examiners

DARC is not responsible or liable for any changes the FCC makes to these links or the content contained therein.