Volunteer Examiner (VE) Testing Dates

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 and $15.00. If you are upgrading bring a copy of your current license

Northwest Mississippi Community College
Lafayette-Yalobusha Center
1310 Belk Blvd.
Oxford, MS 38655
Sponsored by: University of Mississippi ARC
POC: Curtis McLarty

Golden Triangle VE Team
POC: John Buckley, K5DDT
Note: Pre-registration Required. Bring a photo ID and your license, if applicable. You must have a valid email address. If unlicensed, you must have an FCC Registration Number (FRN). Pre-registration is required at least 24 hours prior to test time. Please stay in touch in case an unscheduled session is added on short notice. Contact numbers: 662-549-5099 or 662-341-2345 for Pre-registration, questions, or directions. LoCoARC is the Lowndes County ARC.

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 2023. RSVP is requested in order to determine how many tables to set up.

Old Fulton Grammar School
603 South Cummings Street
Fulton, MS 38843
Sponsored by the Northeast Mississippi Radio Amateurs.
POC: Bobby Bean
(662) 315-1314
Pre-registration Preferred. Walk-ins Accepted. Look for the red testing sign at the entrance to the old school house (south side). Walk ins welcomed but PLEASE RSVP. And if possible monitor the NEMRA, Inc Facebook page and/or the site www.w5nem.org for updates, requirements, or changes to location or date and time of test. For any other questions or to RSVP a test session, please email to w1law@yahoo.com Mailing Address: NEMRA, Inc PO Box 261 Mooreville, MS 38857

Mossville Volunteer Fire Department
1203 CR 8
Laurel, MS 39443
Sponsored by the Jasper County ARC
POC: Roger Smith, N5CRS
(601) 764-8663
Note: Tests given on the 2nd Saturday of each month. No walk-ins/register or call ahead.

Whitfield Electric Company
222 Kapik Road
Hernando, MS 38632
Sponsored by Chickasaw ARA
POC: Timmy Jones, N5PYQ
(901) 870-2849
Note: Exams given on third Monday of each month. Pre-registration preferred. Walk-ins accepted. Please call, or text N5PYQ if you know you are going to test. FRN number, email, and phone number required to take test. Call or Text if you need a special session.

Fairhaven Volunteer Fire Department
13701 Center Hill Road
Olive Branch, MS 38654
Sponsored by the Olive Branch ARC
POC: Wade Wingfield, KB5SSG
Note: To schedule an exam please email us.

Alcorn County Airport Terminal Building
56 County Road 613
Corinth, MS 38834
POC: Fred Reiselt, WB5CON
Note: Directions to Test Site. Follow MS 2 southwest from Corinth to the Airport on the right. Must already have an FRN from the FCC and an email address. Additional Exams on second Saturday of each month. 

Western Carolina ARS VE Team
Tupelo Airport
118 Lemons Drive
Tupelo, MS
Sponsored by the Tupelo ARC
POC: Danny Grimes, KB5YJG
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.

Lauderdale County EOC
2525 14th St.
Meridian, MS 39301
POC: Eldon Richardson
(601) 227- 6690
Note: No walk-ins/register or call ahead.  Pre-registration preferred.

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/register ahead.

Laurel VEC
George County Chamber of Commerce
5177 Main Street
Lucedale, MS 39452
Sponsored by George County ARES
POC: General Dailey, KD4VVZ
(904) 955-2160
Note: No walk-ins. Register or call ahead. Also, we can do special testing as requested such for shut-ins that can’t get out and those at a retirement community. Sometimes we give tests in Stone County as requested. We currently cover three countries George, Greene and Stone.

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