Central Michigan Amateur Radio Club
Morse code CQ CQ DE W8PLP LANSING, MI 73 K

Ingham County VE Team
Ingham County VE Team
Seated, L to R: John Doornhaag KD8NNQ, Ted Sadilek WA8MFQ, Ben Barker WD8OVL, John Hosford KC8QZB
Standing: Julie McLain KB8ZXR (Silent Key)
[Phil Woodard KD8ZZK Photo]

How do I prepare?

Study, Study, Study!

There is a lending library for those who desire to hit the books but lack the necessary funds to purchase your study material. We are always happy to help you earn your license and get you out on the air as soon as possible.


The “Ingham County Volunteer Examiner (VE) Group” proctors the Lansing exam sessions. Exam location is at Lansing Fire Station 44 map If you have any questions or concerns, you can reach Team Contact Person John Doornhaag KD8NNQ at (517) 672-2759 or jdoorn1@hotmail.com.

Here is a partial list of our current Examiners:

John Doornhaag KD8NNQ (Lead VE, Team Contact)
Ted Sadilek WA8MFQ
Ben Barker WD8OVL
Chris Ranes NS8Q
Dave Vick W8ZZX
Russ Fitzgerald N8FZ
Kelly Fitzgerald K8FK
Jnise Ramsey N9FAT
John Hosford KC8QZB
John Kuchar KD8TMW
Michael Wetzel W8QF
Robert (Eric) Lay KB8VUD
Gene Parker KE8QKN


Directions: We meet at Fire Station #44
1435 East Miller Road
Lansing, MI 48910


2024 Schedule of VE Sessions

Second Saturday of the month (unless otherwise noted). Registration at 9:30 a.m. Testing starts at 10:00 a.m.
June 22nd Saturday, CMARC Field Day, Rayner Park, Mason, Michigan
July 13th
September 14th
November 9th

First Thursday of the month (unless otherwise noted). Registration at 6:30 p.m. Testing starts at 7:00 p.m.
June 6th
August 1st
October 3rd
December 5th

Find an Amateur Radio License Exam in Your Area HERE.


General Info & Requirements:

Just remember to bring your...

Why? It's Fun!

Part of the fun of earning your Amateur Radio license is taking and passing the entrance exam for the Techician Class License. We have had people come through the doors and take ALL of the exams and walk out an Extra, which is exciting, but we celebrate each and every new licensee equally.