VE Sessions

A VE Session is an exam session to obtain, or upgrade, your Amateur Radio License. Sessions are held the 2nd Friday of every month at the American Red Cross building in Burlington, located at 29 Mansfield Ave. See Map at bottom of page.

The doors open at 6:00 PM. The current exam fee is $15.00. No reservations are needed so please come by as soon as you are ready to test!
If you have any questions please email our VE Team at
Things to bring with you:
  • 2 Forms of ID (ex: Driver's License and Passport)
  • 2 Pencils and a Pen
  • A calculator, if you feel you need one
  • Exact change for the current exam fee, $15.00 USD.
  • A copy of your current Amateur Radio License, if you are upgrading.
  • Pre-filled out copy of the NCVEC Quick Form 605 available here. (optional but appreciated)
Special Accommodations
If you need special accommodations for testing please email our VE Session team at before you plan to attend a session.

Important Note
The VE Team and VE Sessions are a completely separate entity. BARC has no affiliation with the local VE Sessions, we are simply posting information so you may get, or upgrade, your Amateur Radio License.