Welcome To The TEARA-SCARS VE Team!
We are an ARRL accredited VE team originally founded by Triangle
East Amateur Radio Association (TEARA) members Dave (WB4IUY) and
Debbie (AC4QD) Hockaday in 1992, and we have been testing
continuously ever since. In 1998, Norman Young (KA4PUV) and Tom
Lewis (W4SIS) took over the leadership of the team to allow Dave
to devote more time to developing his company, Scootworks.
Since that time, a number of our volunteer examiners have come
from both the ranks of TEARA and the Smithchart Amateur Radio
Society (SCARS), and in recognition of the contribution of the
membership of both organizations, the team, redesignated itself
in 2013 as the TEARA-SCARS VE Team with the approval of both
The TEARA-SCARS VE Team serves amateur radio license candidates
in eastern North Carolina through ten regularly scheduled exam
sessions each year, as well as special sessions as needed.
We would be delighted to have you join the ranks of the hundreds
of hams who earned their first license or upgrade testing with
We look forward to seeing you real soon!
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East Amateur Radio Association