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VECs coordinate the efforts of Volunteer Examiners (VEs) in preparing and administering amateur service operator license examinations. The coordinating VEC screens collected information, resolves all discrepancies, and forwards all required data to the FCC electronically. All VECs are authorized to coordinate examination sessions at any location an examination can be administered. A VEC, however, may choose to limit its area of operation to a particular geographical area.

If you want to locate a Volunteer Examiner (VE) to administer an operator license examination to you or to file other applications for you, such as an application for renewing your license, change of address, or change of name, or if you are an amateur radio operator and would like to be accredited as a VE, Contact any of the VECs below

VEC Regions

Under an agreement with the FCC, your VEC coordinates sessions in at least one of VEC Regions 1 to 13:

RegionStates & Other Areas
1Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont
2New Jersey and New York
3Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland and Pennsylvania
4Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia
5Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas
7Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming
8Michigan, Ohio and West Virginia
9Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin
10Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota
12Caribbean Insular areas
13Hawaii and Pacific Insular areas
14(unofficial). Outside the United States


P.O. Box 190192
Anchorage, AK 99519
P: (907) 632-3963
Newington, CT 06111-1494
P: 860-594-0300
F: 860-594-0339
Central Alabama VEC
P.O. Box 1984
Madsion , AL 35758
P: 938-653-5155
P.O. Box 508
Chico, CA 95927-0508
P: 530-893-9211
POB 500133
Palmdale, CA 93591
P: 661-264-1863
P.O. Box 73665
Metairie, LA 70033
P: 504-636-8809
5287 W Belmont Rd
Tucson, AZ 85743
P: 520-664-5070
2505 S. Calhoun Rd., #203
New Berlin, WI 53151
MO-KAN VEC Coordinator
6850 Deer Ridge Dr.
Shawnee, KS 66226
P: 913-526-9151
5511 Maryland Ave
La Mesa, CA 91942-1519
P: 619-843-3747
P.O. Box 60307
Sunnyvale, CA 94088-0307
P: 408-255-9000
P.O. Box 260196
Plano, TX 75026-0916
P: 972-412-5221
Contact: Tracy Dye
417 Ivy Hill Rd.
Weaverville, NC 28787
P: 828-658-0261
Wednesday, March 20, 2024