W5YI LogoThe cost is $14.00 cash or check (payable to Craig Bean). No Credit/Debit cards. ID is required and a copy of your current license if upgrading. Current FRN# (NO social security numbers accepted). Visit the FCC CORES website to create a new FRN #. If you have passed an exam but have not received your new or upgraded license, please have your Certificate of Successful Completion of Examination form (CSCE) with you. Take the elevator to the testing session on the second floor, Suite #200.  The room will be opened by a VE at 1:45 pm. The deadline to register is 5:00 pm Friday before the Saturday session.

Location: Texas Association of Broadcasters, 502 E 11th St, Suite #200, Austin, TX 78701

The remaining sessions for the year are listed here:
73 Craig AC5KW
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(512) 663-6114

TARC LogoSponsor: CTARC


Time: 10:00 AM (No Walk-ins, MUST register online / Call ahead)

Register online here: http://www.tarc.org/content/ve-testing

Contact: Gerald L. Richmond
Call Ahead Number (254) 913-7041
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Location: Fire Station 8, 7268 Airport Rd, Temple TX 76502-7147
Google Map Link


Face to face (mask to mask) VE Sessions in Rockdale, TX.

VE Patch round Milam ARC Logo

Download the pdf to get all the details; when, where, how much, and who.

ARRL/VEC Rockdale, Texas 1024KB

Google Map Link

Exam Dates and Results:


  • August 1st; 7 Technicians, 6 Generals
  • October 3rd; 5 Technicians, 1 General
  • December 5th; 8 Technicians, 6 Generals


  • February 6th; 11 Technicians, 7 Generals, 3 Extra
  • April 3rd; 3 Technicians, 5 Generals, 2 Extra
  • June 5th; 3 Technicians, 2 Generals
  • August 7th; 3 Technicians, 2 Generals, 1 Extra
  • October 2nd; 1 Technician, 1 General
  • December 4th;


  • February 5th; Canceled
  • April 2nd; 3 Technicians
  • June 4th; 5 Technicians, 1 Extra
  • August 6th;
  • October 1st;
  • December 3rd;


VE Patch roundIn-Person Exams have started in North Austin with a 10:00 AM (Central) start time.

Exam Session Dates:

  • 3 September 2022 - 14 applicants passed their exams
  • 5 November 2022 
  • 7 January 2023
  • 4 March 2023
  • 6 May 2023
  • 1 July 2023

The location is:
Wells Branch MUD office
14611 Wells Port Dr
Austin, TX 78728  Google Map