Our customers made these suggestions for improving ExamTools.org. Suggestions for improving ExamTools.org.
These should not be bug reports, but rather features that you would like to see in ExamTools.org. Please vote for the features that you find most useful as we will use that to help prioritize improvements.
We have examinees who fail to complete an exam, for reasons entirely out of their control, like their Internet fails, or their neighbor sucks all the bits out of ...
Suggested by: Norm Goodkin (08 May, '20) • Upvoted: 24 Oct • Comments: 10
Some examinees are hedging their bets by signing up for multiple remote sessions, often several in the same week. When they do that with the ones that our CVE sets ...
Suggested by: Norm Goodkin (15 May, '20) • Upvoted: 12 Oct • Comments: 31
I would like to see something in the current registration form they could check to show which elements they intend to take. i.e. check boxes for 2 , 3 ,4 It would ...
Suggested by: Allan Batteiger (05 May, '20) • Upvoted: 12 Oct • Comments: 7
Allow VEs to view sessions scheduled for VEC and select the sessions they plan to work. Session managers would have an option to share session with all VEs for a VEC ...
Suggested by: Heather KM6ZQB (23 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 24 Oct • Comments: 10
Add GMT (UTC) to the date and time displayed next to the sessions. We are giving exams across multiple time zones and this has been confusing to the Applicants and ...
Suggested by: Norm Goodkin (28 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 13 Oct • Comments: 1
ExamTools should provide a test page that displays a blank form 605 (or other PDF content) for testing browsers. Ideally, this should not require any credentials or ...
Suggested by: Herb Weiner (01 Dec) • Upvoted: 02 Dec • Comments: 4
Candidates can currently filter by online vs. in-person but the online listings are cluttered with full (mostly single-candidate) sessions. Add a check box ...
Suggested by: n2ygk (29 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Jul, '21 • Comments: 5
If a VE is added to a new session, email the VE to let them know (perhaps a once-per-day roundup). Coupled with the ability to mark ourselves unavailable, this could ...
Suggested by: Devin Ganger WA7DLG (05 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 13 Oct • Comments: 1
The ability to import VEs and their permissions for a given session from a CSV file. Key could potentially be call sign, ve number, or user name. Possible use ...
Suggested by: Nick (04 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 27 Sep • Comments: 1
It seems that 90% of the time the "CLOSE" button on the REVIEW items is directly under the ZOOM screen. By either moving it to the center of left bottom would help here.
Suggested by: Terry Partigianoni (26 Jun, '20) • Upvoted: 03 Nov • Comments: 9
There are many times when a testing team needs to evict a candidate from a testing room, e.g. when the number of administering VEs drop below 3, when Zoom drops the ...
Suggested by: Dave Wickert (07 Jun) • Upvoted: 11 Jul • Comments: 4
This would help confirm to the VE that they have been linked on ET to the VEC, without manual verification by the support staff
Suggested by: Sam KN6MYI (08 Apr, '21) • Upvoted: 22 Oct, '21 • Comments: 0
The FRN given during registration must be an 'individual' and not a business entity type. For example, I recently had a candidate who specified "Private Sector, Sole ...
Suggested by: Dave Wickert AE7TD (13 Sep) • Upvoted: 22 Nov • Comments: 0
For example, allow dropping a signature image on the signature box
Suggested by: n2ygk (12 May, '20) • Upvoted: 11 Feb • Comments: 8
Ask if candidate has an expired license and provide input for details (original licensed year, previous class, previous call?) during registration flow.
Suggested by: Nick (22 Nov, '20) • Upvoted: 13 Oct • Comments: 3
The ARRL has a place to list and search for courses/classes. Create the ability to list just a course or class on HamStudy with the ability to search for a class ...
Suggested by: Heather (30 May) • Upvoted: 24 Oct • Comments: 1
The manifest does not show Voided applicants. The suggestion was made that the manifest should show voided applicant with a "V" under the column for the exam. ...
Suggested by: Allan Batteiger (07 Jun, '21) • Upvoted: 29 Jun, '21 • Comments: 2
It can be nice to be able to flip off the option for Authorize as Volunteer Examiner for sessions that don't want to use it.
Suggested by: Grant Baron (28 May, '20) • Upvoted: 15 Oct, '20 • Comments: 9
Adding a checkbox to mark that an applicant has paid would help everyone's flow, local and remote testing, and a checkbox to mark that their ID had been checked would ...
Suggested by: Michael WT9V (29 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 27 Sep • Comments: 10
There should be a way to lock https://exam.tools and https://exam.tools/portal/applicant web pages to a specific callsign. When locked to a specific callsign, ...
Suggested by: Herb Weiner, AA7HW (11 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 01 Feb, '21 • Comments: 2
Move the list of Exam sessions to exam.tools/sessions and create a pointer from hamstudy.org to exam.tools for session listing. The listing on exam.tools would ...
Suggested by: Allan R Batteiger (16 Apr, '21) • Upvoted: 25 Sep • Comments: 1
Add “My Sessions" under the List Session: drop down in the Sessions List. I am on many sessions belonging to others. As a session manager I would like to limit to ...
Suggested by: Heather KM6ZQB (17 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 29 Apr, '21 • Comments: 1
VECs have standard fees, so why not pre-fill the fee in the session creation dialog when the VEC is selected, allowing one to overwrite it if they desire, but not ...
Suggested by: n2ygk (07 May, '20) • Upvoted: 01 Feb, '21 • Comments: 1
Had one person who had identical regs appear on session, created at 18:49:22 & 18:49:26 GMT-0800. Any way to detect/prevent these?
Suggested by: N6ATF (24 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 13 Oct • Comments: 0
I would like to see a Whiteboard feature added to the exam screen to allow for the use of "scratch paper". This whiteboard could then be saved and transmitted with ...
Suggested by: KE0CAA (08 Jul, '20) • Upvoted: 01 Feb, '21 • Comments: 0
What was the most-missed question? To help in-person instructors improve their teaching, add ability for VE Team Leads to export a summary list of questions marked ...
Suggested by: Rob K6RJF (01 Aug, '21) • Upvoted: 02 Aug, '21 • Comments: 6
Per https://www.arrl.org/news/arrl-board-establishes-program-to-cover-initial-fcc-license-fee-for-young-applicants there will soon be a $5 ARRL/VEC for under-18 ...
Suggested by: Alan (25 Mar) • Upvoted: 14 Apr • Comments: 3
Allow the owner through the Manage interface to view all activity for the session, including reason for change or delete. Optionally, provide a way to re-instate a ...
Suggested by: Norm Goodkin K6YXH (22 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 01 Feb, '21 • Comments: 2