VE Testing

Starting in February, Drumlins offers VE Testing.  Testing is held before the monthly meeting on the third Wednesday of the month.  Testing is held at the Wayne County EOC at 7336 Rt. 31, Lyons, NY.  Testing starts promptly at 6:30 PM.   Note: April testing will be held at the Drumlins Hamfest (check flier on home page). Testing is headed by Sabrina Hamill, WD2STK of DARC.  Please contact her ahead of time to let her know you are coming at 585-727-2091 or via email at

Drumlins 2018 Testing dates:
February 21st
April 21st (at Hamfest)
June 20th
August 15th
October 17th
December 19th

SIARC offers VE Testing on the second Wednesday of every other month before the monthly meeting.  Testing is held at the Ontario County EOC-911 center on County Road 46 near the fire training area.  The testing starts at 6:30 PM.  The testing is headed up by Dave Foster, AB2WZO of SIARC.  The SIARC website ( can be used for directions and information.

SIARC 2018 Testing dates:
January 10th
March 14th
May 9th
July 11th
September 12th
November 14th

RARA also offers VE Testing at RIT.  Testing is offered on the 3rd Saturday of each month from September through April and at the Rochester Hamfest.  These tests cover all amateur radio elements as required for the Technician, General, and Extra class licenses.  Testing is conducted at: Rochester Institute of Technology, Building 9, room 3139 (click for map), registration is at 10:00 AM.  Bring a pen and pencil, two forms of ID including one with a picture.  If you are upgrading; bring your original, and a copy of your current amateur radio license; or unexpired Certificates of Completion.  Testing is free!  RARA provided free testing sessions as a public service.  Handicapped applicants are always welcome, please notify us in advance if you need any special accommodations.  For more information contact the RARA Hotline at 585-210-8910 or contact their License Testing Coordinat or directly.