Richmond Amateur Telecommunications Society

June 25 & 26

Field Day,

“Junk in the Trunk” Swapfest, &

VE Testing

Please join Richmond Amateur Radio Club (RARC) and Richmond Amateur Telecommunications Society (RATS) for our combined club 2022 Field Day!


Laurel Park

10301 Hungary Spring Rd, Richmond, VA 23228

Parking in Yellow Map areas only!

“Junk in the Trunk” Swapfest

 8am - 12pm Saturday June 25

(No Registration or Fees!)

VE Testing (FREE!)

2:00 PM License Testing with Laurel VEC, Allan Johnson, WA3J

  • One table under the front right of the pavilion with an outlet.  The outside tables are for testing.

  • All must have a photo ID (government or student).

  • Bring a pencil, pad and your knowledge.

  • License upgrades can walk in. 

  • New licensees should pre-register for the exam following the instructions on  They must have received their FRN from the FCC to take the test.

To register, fill out fillable Form 605 without signature and email to before Saturday, June 25th.

VE Form 605

Field Day Operations

10am Saturday June 25 through 10am Sunday June 26

Operations Sign Up Sheet - Please sign up!

Contact Information

146.880 Repeater

Jim Bates (K8OI) / (804) 690-9143

Richmond Amateur Telecommunications Society, Inc. (RATS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. PO Box 70613, Henrico VA, 23255

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