Testing Sessions

VE Mike Conte W4NYY assisting an amateur radio testing candidate.

VE Mike Conte W4NYY assisting an amateur radio testing candidate.

The Williamsburg Area Amateur Radio Club holds testing sessions several times a year. Tests are offered for all levels of amateur licenses (Technician, General, and Amateur Extra.)

The next testing session is scheduled for April 27, 2019 at 8:30am at the Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development Center, 4135 Ironbound Rd, Williamsburg. Enter the complex from Ironbound Rd (615) across from Strawberry Plains Rd (616) and Berkeley Middle School. The building is located toward the back of the complex. Click here for a map to the site. 

If you wish to test for a license or upgrade, please stop by. The test fee is $15.00. If you are upgrading, bring your original license and a copy of you current license and any upgrade certificates. You will need a photo ID such as a driver’s license. If no license, then two forms of identification will be required.

If you have any questions about this VE test, please email VE Coordinator Mike Conte W4NYY.

Two additional Testing Sessions will be held on May 13 and May 20, 2019 at 9:00 AM at the James City-Bruton Fire Station at 3135 Forge Road in Toano, VA 23168. Directions can be found at the bottom of this page, along with a map. The first session requires a call ahead to  Kerry B. Hofferth at (757) 563-3090; email. The second session is open to walk-ins or call ahead as above. Contact VE Kerry Hofferth, NH2A, for questions on these two sessions. 

***PLEASE PARK IN THE REAR PARKING LOT of the fire station***

DIRECTIONS: From Williamsburg, take route 60 (Richmond Road) toward Richmond (West) past Norge and as you get into Toano, there will be an island in the road.  As the road begins a strong curve to the right, turn onto Forge Rd (just before the Farmer’s Market).  The Fire Station is immediately on your left.  The testing area is on the right side of the building in the Roanoke Classroom.

Map to James City-Bruton Fire Station: