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About Lake County RACES

 

On-Line Registration  

Test Session Rules

 

 

Welcome

Lake County Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (R.A.C.E.S.) conducts ARRL VE ham radio license testing for all license classes every month at 7:00 PM at the Lake County Sheriff's EOC building (EMA Classroom) in Libertyville (normally the 2nd Monday, 3rd Monday in September).

For easy access use our On-Line Registration.

Our VE team can be available to coordinate special testing sessions for your club events, training sessions and hamfests. Contact our VE Liaison (see below) for additional information and availability.

 

Contact

Lake County R.A.C.E.S. VE Liaison
Dave Pritchard - W9QL


To register for a session use our On-Line Registration or call (847) 543-0508 - Please leave a message with your name, phone number, test date and the tests that you are planning to take.

We appreciate the courtesy of an advance notice for your test session to help us determine the proper size of the VE team for each session. We may limit walk-ins depending on the volume of candidates. Pre-registered applicants get priority for registration and testing whenever possible.

 

Directions


The EOC is located on Milwaukee half way between Route 137 on the North and Route 176 on the South. West of I-94 and east of Butterfield Road and Route 45. The entrance to the parking area is off Winchester Rd. 1/8 mile (2nd driveway) west of Milwaukee Ave. The entrance to the building is in the is in the rear. Follow the signs to the EMA Classroom. For a map, go to Find Us.

 

Special Assistance


If applicants require special assistance for reading, mobility, sight, hearing, access, etc., please be sure to let the VE team know your specific requirements. We will make every effort to accommodate your needs.

 

What you should bring to the test session


Test Fees

$15.00 (per test session for all tests. For those 16 years old and under the fee is paid by Lake County R.A.C.E.S. (for first license only - Refund issued upon successful passing of element 2). Please bring the exact amount or make your check payable to Lake County R.A.C.E.S.

ID's

Two required, one with a photo.

Ham License

Bring the original and a photocopy.

CSCE

Bring the original and a photocopy.

Other Pertinent Documentation
(proof of previous license or grandfather documentation, etc.)

Bring the original and a photocopy.

 

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 Most recent revision 01/20/15