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ARRL Volunteer Examiner Manual 9th Edition

        Your complete guide to the ARRL Volunteer Examiner Program.

This manual is available in two formats:

  • VE MANUAL PDF  - download the complete version for free!
    To view and/or print this file, you must have the free Adobe
    Acrobat Reader.  You can download the latest reader here.
    View the supplemental information below.


  • As a BOOK available through our online store.
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Additional VE Manual Information:

  • VE Manual 9th Edition Supplemental Information 2023. This is information that extends and supports the published manual.
  • Prospective Volunteer Examiners (VEs) should view “Chapter 2 – Becoming a Volunteer Examiner” of the VE Manual which explains the VE accreditation processComplete the ARRL VE Application Form and Open-Book ReviewPlease email, fax, or mail/courier, a PDF file or scanned photo image to the VEC.  Additional instructions are located on Become an ARRL VE page.
  • Samples of all ARRL VEC Forms are located on the VE Resources page.  Forms may be downloaded, printed, or duplicated. 

   If you have any questions or comments, email the ARRL VEC 
   or call 1-860-594-0300.


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