Amateur Radio License Test !
Briarpatch Amateur Radio Club
Briarpatch Amateur Radio Club
Twin County Regional Hospital
200 Hospital Drive
Galax, Virginia 24333
Briarpatch Amateur Radio Club VE testing is now on a quarterly schedule.  Our next regular test session is scheduled for July 13th, 2017 at 7:00 PM.    The test will be held at Twin County Region Hospital in Galax VA.

This site will post information on testing date, time and location.  Normally we test at the Twin County Regional Hospital.  Come to the main hospital entrance.   We also give tests at special sites when classes for licensing have been completed.  Click the registration tab above to signup for a test session.  OUR TEST ARE FREE !

Advanced schedule for the year 2017 is January 12th, April 13th, May 4th, July 13th and October 12th.  Other test may be given at special times.
This page was last updated: May 11, 2017
Our upcoming test will be under the Laurel VEC organization.  This means that the testing will be free to all that participate.  Please click on the registration link above and fill out the short form to let us know that you are planning on testing with us.  You may print off a form 605 from a link above and we will also have blank 605s at the test site.  You will need two forms of IDs and if you have a current Amateur Radio License bring a copy of your license that we can keep to send in with your test.  You will need a FRN number to take the test.  This can be aquired by clicking here.  If you have questions, give Rick Beaver, KQ4AZ a call at 305-747-4828.  We also accept walk-ins.
If you have questions, contact Rick Beaver, KQ4AZ-VE Coordinator here.

All test will be given at no charge to the person testing.  Bring 2 IDs or one picture ID.  If you are upgrading bring  a copy of your license that you can leave with the VEs so that it can be submitted with your test.   You will also need a FRN number to take the test.  You can receive the number by clicking here.
SPECIAL TESTA test will be given at Field Day held at "Higher Ground Camp Ground" at 2:00 pm on June 24th 2017.  This is located at mile post 190 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  Talk-in will be on 145.130 down 600 KHz with a tone of 103.5.