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Minneapolis/St. Paul area VE exams

Last updated 11/11/2013 k0we

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While many of the VE teams welcome walk-ins, it is a good idea to call and confirm the test time and place. Occasionally, test sessions are changed or canceled. Call ahead to confirm the time and place for the session.

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Contact: Leon H. Dill, W0COE, 651-688-9964

Test Site: Roseville MN City Hall-Willow Room, 2660 Civic Center Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55113

When: 1st Saturday of the month, 8:30 A.M.

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BLOOMINGTON VE EXAMS (click here for web site)

Contact: Dan Royer, KE0OR, 952-888-9756

Test Site: New Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd, Bloomington, MN

When: 4th Saturday of the month, 9:00 A.M.


Contact: Doug Bailey, K0FO, 651-687-9353

Test Site: Blaine Baseball Complex, 1150 Paul Parkway, Blaine, MN

When: 2nd Saturday of the month, 9:00 A.M.


Contact: Jim Rice, NOA 612-384-7709

Test Site: Perkins. 17387 Kenyon Ave, Lakeville, MN

When: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7:00 P.M.


Contact: Dale Blomgren WB0KFM 952-402-2155

Test Site: Chanhassen Library, 7499 Kerber Blvd, Chanhassen, MN

When: 3rd Monday of the month (varies slightly due to room availability), 6:30 P.M.

Next Test Sessions: January 20th, February 17th, March16th and April 20th 2009.


Contact: Dennis Ackerman KBOQQ 651-769-0358

Test Site: Cottage Grove Fire Station, 8641 80th St S, Cottage Grove, MN

When: 3rd Saturday of the month, 9:00 A.M.

Stillwater Amateur Radio Assn (SARA)

Contact: Shel Mann N0DRX 651-439-1272

Test Site: Courage St Croix, 1460 Curve Crest Blvd, Stillwater, MN


The Stillwater Amateur Radio Association announces that it will be holding a Technician study class beginning 24 January 2002, from 7-8:30 CST on 10 consecutive Thursday evenings, culminating with a VE session on 28 March. The classes will be held at Courage St. Croix on Curve Crest Blvd in Stillwater, MN. Classes are free and open to all ages.

Interested prospective students can contact either Greg Widin, K0GW, 651-436-8811 or k0gw@arrl.net, or Dave Glas, W0OXB, 651-436-3334 or w0oxb@arrl.net.

The Stillwater Amateur Radio Association is affiliated with the ARRL and the Courage HandiHam System.

Rochester Amateur Radio Club (RARC)

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All RARC VE testing sessions are held at the American Red Cross Building, 310 14th Street SE, Rochester, Minnesota. The testing sessions are coordinated by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL). The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issues the resulting licenses.