Local Testing Venues

This list was provided by WA3VEE. (As of 12-19-2020)

Note: Check the ARRL Webiste for other testing dates and locations. http://www.arrl.org/find-an-amateur-radio-license-class

Ham Radio Testing Venues – vicinity of Ham Radio Outlet, New Castle, DE 12/19/2020 

Note: You must obtain your FRN (Federal Registration Number) from the FCC CORES  site BEFORE coming to a testing session. Go to: 


As of 12/19/2020, there are three places to go for information and testing locations:  

Northern Delaware VE Testing Team 

– The Northern Delaware VE team headed up by Robbie McCray, W3RSM has been holding testing  sessions the first Saturday of alternate months at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Claymont, DE. Our  last session was in November. The next one is intended for the first Saturday in January.  

– For information on that session and testing in Northern Delaware in general, here is the website info  and link: 

– Website: Northern Delaware VE Testing Team – Ham Radio License Exams in Northern Delaware https://www.ndvett.org/

Contact Robbie W3RSM at w3rsm@ndvett.org to confirm the date, time, and place of the January  testing session. 

State Line Amateur Radio Club of MD and PA 

– Typically hold sessions on alternate months (I believe at the American Legion Hall) in Rising Sun, MD – The next one is tentatively planned for February, 2021 

Contact Robbie at w3rsm@ndvett.org to confirm next session, time, and place 

Kent County ARC 

– Go to http://www.arrl.org/find-an-amateur-radio-license-exam-session