The Cliff Cave VE Team was founded in 2002 by Harry Nordman, ABØSX (SK)

Between all of our team members, we have logged over 5000 test sessions. 

We are an ARRL Affiliated VE Team and can provide testing services to any club or group that requests our services within the Saint Louis Metro area. Use the contact form to reach us.

Next Test Session
  1. VE Testing

    August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

What to bring

FIRST TIME TESTING

  • Two forms of ID (Driver’s License, Passport, etc)
  • Test Fee ($15 Cash Only)
  • FCC FRN Number (this includes if you have any other FCC issued license. e.g. GMRS, Marine, etc)
  • If you do not have an FRN number issued, your SSN will be used on the initial paperwork
  • Basic calculator if desired

UPGRADING

  • The items listed for First Time Testing
    — PLUS —
  • Bring either a photocopy of your current Amateur Radio license or a reference copy printed out from the FCC website, the license information printed from ARRL website or QRZ website, or the original(s) and photocopy(s) of any Certificates of Successful Completion of Examination (CSCE) you may hold from previous exam sessions. If your license has already been issued by FCC, the CSCE showing license credit is not needed. The photocopy(s) will not be returned. The ARRL provides instructions for obtaining an official FCC License Copy.

What NOT to bring

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE TESTING AREA:

  • Smartphone
  • Smartwatch
  • Programmable calculator (unless you can demonstrate that the memory has been completely cleared/wiped)
  • Any written notes or calculations
  • Slide rules and logarithmic tables are acceptable, as long as they’re free of notes and formulas

Quick Info

Cliff Cave Branch
St. Louis County Library

5430 Telegraph Road
Oakville, MO 63129

Google Maps Link

This location is 1.0 mile south of the I-255 & Telegraph Rd interchange.

DOORS OPEN AT 6PM

As always, walk-ins are welcome but please contact us ahead of time if possible.