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Malcolm Keown, W5XX
Section Manager
64 Lake Circle Drive
Vicksburg MS 39180
(601) 636-0827 H
(601) 638-3995

Randy Becnel


The Official Web Site of the Mississippi Section

VE Test Dates
as of
March 15, 2021

March 15, 2021 at 6:00 PM (Laurel)(walk-ins allowed)
Whitfield Electric Company
222 Kapik Road
Hernando, MS 38632
Sponsored by Chickasaw ARA
POC: Timmy Jones, N5PYQ
(901) 870-2849
Note: Call ahead for test information! Exams scheduled for the third Monday of each month for the remainder of 2021 except for September, October and December.

March 19, 2019 at 6:00PM (ARRL) (walk-ins allowed)
Fairhaven Volunteer Fire Department
13701 Center Hill Road
Olive Branch, MS 38654
Sponsored by the Olive Branch ARC
POC: Wade Wingfield, KB5SSG

March 20, 2021 at 9:00 AM (ARRL)
WEPH TV Station
134 Free Will Lane
Office Studios
Saltillo, MS 38866
Sponsored by the Area 51 Radio Group MS
POC: Brian Dudley
(662) 213-4268
Note: No walk-ins/call ahead.
Exams also scheduled for June 19, September 18, and December 11.

March 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM (ARRL)
Wilcut Block Training Center
93 Wilcut Block Road
Columbus, MS 39701
Sponsored by the Caledonia ARA
POC: Ken Campbell, AD5DO
Note: No walk-ins/call ahead.
Exams also scheduled for April 24, May 22, June 19, July 17, August 14, September 11, October 9, November 6, and December 4.

March 27, 2021 at 2 PM (no walk-ins)
POC: Jimmy Miller, AD5IT
Note: $12.00 fee. All test candidates must email for appointment.

April 3, 2021 at 9:30 AM (ARRL)(walk-ins allowed)
Bel Aire Baptist Church
15080 Dedeaux Road
Gulfport, MS 39503
Sponsored by the Mississippi Coast ARA
POC: John R. Moore, W5EG
(228) 604-4458
Note: Exams scheduled for the first Saturday of each month for the remainder of the year. Please bring a photo ID, $15.00. and a mask. If you are upgrading bring a copy of your current license.

April 10, 2021 at 1:00 PM (ARRL)(walk-ins allowed)
Crossroads of Life Church (Gym)
6575 Siwell Road
Byram, MS 30272
Sponsored by the Central Mississippi ARA
POC: Brian P. Alexander
(601) 741-0873 (preferably by text)
Note: Exams are also scheduled for the second Saturday of each month for the remainder of 2021. Exam candidates should reserve a spot with Brian prior to the Test Session.  Also, please register at fcc.gov for your FRN number.

April 10, 2021 at 7:45 AM (CAVEC Team)
9048 Howells Ferry Road
Semmes, Alabama (under the hangar)
POC: Danny Bush, NF4J
Text to 251-895-983
Note: This Alabama VE Team is pleased to welcome Mississippi Gulf Coast Test Candidates.  More info at www.cavechamexam.com/mobile-al-exam-site-info

April 17, 2021 at 9:00AM (Laurel) (walk-ins allowed
Old Fulton Grammar School
603 South Cummings Street
Fulton, MS 38843
Sponsored by the Northeast Mississippi Radio Amateurs.
POC: Bobby Bean
(662) 315-1314
Note: Additional tests are scheduled for July 17, 2021 at 9am and October 16, 2021
at 9am.  The VE Team asks that for the benefit of the VE Team please RSVP with the POC or
contact via email at nemra.inc@gmail.com for information and intent to take a test. FRNs are a MUST HAVE!! No social security numbers are being accepted any longer. Thanks for the heads up and we look forward to seeing you at a testing session

May 8, 2021 at 2:00 PM (Western Carolina ARS VE Team)
Tupelo Airport
118 Lemons Drive
Tupelo, MS
Sponsored by the Tupelo ARC
POC: Danny Grimes, KB5YJG
Note: Exams also scheduled for August 14 and November 13 (flexible schedule).  Exam candidates should notify KB5YJG at least 24 hours prior to the test sessions of their intention to test. The Exam Fee is $10.00. If there are no known candidates within 24 hours prior to the exam, the test session is subject to cancellation.

May 29, 2021 at 9:00 AM (walk-ins allowed)(Laurel)
MFJ Enterprises
300 Industrial Park Road
Starkville, MS 39759
Sponsored by the Magnolia ARC
POC: Doug Camp
(662) 341-2345
Note: Exams also scheduled for August 28 and November 20

Scott County ARC
POC: Don Loper, N5SPJ
(601) 724-9354
Note: VE Exams temporarily cancelled

Hattiesburg ARC
POC: Janet Brooks, NJ1Z
(601) 818-9022
Note: VE Exams temporarily cancelled.; Call Janet for an update.

Southwest Mississippi ARC
W5WQ Exam Group
POC: Cullen Watts, AD7KJ
(601) 730 - 9464
Note: VE Exams temporarily cancelled

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