December 2023 Richmond County Exam
Thanks to the Laurel VEC for allowing The Richmond County Amateur Radio Club VE Team (RCVET) to administer no charge amateur radio exams as authorized by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and to the following volunteer examiners for giving their time Saturday morning.
The text in the () are the individuals call sign issued by the FCC.
Martin Webb (W4MLW) of Sanford
Fred Lathan (KG4GSA) of Rockingham
Mark Moen (ND0MM) of Southern Pines
Larry Kramer (N4LGK) of. Candor
Michael Litty (KA4AMP) of Laurinburg
Mark Gibson (N4MQU) of Rockingham
The FCC upgraded the following applicants to General
Jeffry Isehour (KE4LCF) of Supply
William Gilmore (KQ4ICL) of Raleigh
The FCC currently grants three classes of amateur radio
The next no charge amateur radio exam will be held January 20, 2024. For details on how to study and find your rexam site go to Five County Study Tips and Registration page or send an Email for more information.
Amateur radio is open to all age groups and most disabilities.
Elmers are people that help someone get their license or upgrade. Marty elmered Bill and was able to present him his certificate after he passed the general exam.
You are not required to use a slide rule just a simple calculator with memory cleared. Smartphones are not allowed to be used as calculators.
For 2023 the team administered 8 exams among 10 applicants.