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“Minnesota Nice” testing. The friendliest VE team on the internet! No Recording!

Oct 17, 2023 (Tue)
8:45-9:45pm CDT
Test Fee:
Remote session - see session notes
Greater Los Angeles Amateur Radio Group
Slots available:
2 / 4 slots claimed
Notes from the team:

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Mankato Area Radio Club VE Session

This online session is online over Zoom. Please show up 15 minutes early.

Registration is required if you wish to attend this session. If you register, we expect you to show up on the test date. If you cannot attend the test session after registering, DO NOT wait until the last minute to let us know. Contact Mike WX0MIK at wx0mik@gmail.com. Is the session full? Please email me if the session is full and I will see if we have the capacity to add you to the test or set up and alternative time.

To register click register below.


  • Candidates 18 and older pay a $10 testing fee. A retest fee will be $10. If you are a minor, full time student 24 or under, or active or veteran of the US military, GLAARG will waive the $10 fee. When reaching out to schedule an appointment, please indicate this in your email.

What you need

  • Must have a stable Internet connection
  • Must have a laptop/computer with stable internet connection, camera, and audio. May use a phone or tablet as a secondary device to show the room around you.
  • If you want to use a primary device which is not a Mac or PC/Windows computer, please contact us BEFORE the exam. We may or may not be able to accommodate other devices.
  • $10.00 Exam Fee must be paid or have filled out the waiver form before the exam.
  • A legal photo ID (driver’s license, passport) ** If no photo ID is available, two forms of identification
    • Non-photo ID/Driver’s License (some states still have them)
    • Birth Certificate (must have the appropriate seal)
    • Social Security Card
    • Library Card
    • Utility Bill, Bank Statement or other business correspondence that specifically names the person; or a postmarked envelope addressed to the person at his or her current mailing address as it appears on FRN account.
    • Students/minors may use any of the above items and/or a school ID, minor’s work permit, report card, or a legal guardian may present a photo ID.
  • An FCC issued Federal Registration Number (FRN) is required by anyone wishing to take an exam and you will create on during the registration process.
  • Please provide any Certificates of Successful Completion of Examination (CSCE) you may hold from previous exam sessions if your license or upgrade has not been issued by FCC.
  • A calculator with the memory erased and formulas cleared is allowed or you may use the calculator on the same computer on which you are using for the exam.
  • One clean sheet of paper on both sides.
    • You may not have any written notes or calculations into the exam session. Slide rules and logarithmic tables are acceptable, as long as they're free of notes and formulas.
  • Cell phone must be silenced or turned off during the exam session and the phones' calculator function may not be used. In addition, iPhones, iPads, Androids, smartphones, smartwatches, Blackberry devices and all similar electronic devices may NOT be used as a calculator. However, they may be used as a second device for video.

Contact Mike at wx0mik@gmail.com if you need to cancel or have other questions!