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 Blood Center in Burlington, located at 32 North Prospect Street. 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 but are supported by participating volunteers from local amateur radio clubs.