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    02/02/2010 | NCVEC Releases Second Technician Question Pool

    The National Conference of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators releases a revised Technician question pool to correct mistakes and clarify questions and answers.
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    01/06/2010 | 2009 Sees Surge of New Amateur Radio Licensees

    This past year was a banner year for new Amateur Radio licensees. According to ARRL VEC Manager Maria Somma, AB1FM, the FCC issued more than 30,000 new ham radio licenses. "In 2009, the demand for Amateur Radio exam sessions remained elevated and is
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    10/22/2009 | ARRL HQ Hosts Amateur Radio Course for USTTI Participants

    Students from Ghana, Mauritius, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Zambia attended the United States Telecommunications Training Institute (USTTI) Amateur Radio Administration Course (ARAC) at ARRL Headquarters October 12-16. ARRL Technical Relations Manager
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  • 06/12/2009 | Don Tunstill, W4NO (SK)

    Don Tunstill, W4NO, founder of the Central America VEC, passed away at his home in Huntsville, Alabama on Monday, June 9. He was 69. Tunstill, an ARRL Life Member, was a charter member of Huntsville Amateur Radio Club and served as president of  Learn More

  • 02/11/2009 | NCVEC Question Pool Committee Begins Work on 2010 Technician Pool Revisions

    The National Conference of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators' (NCVEC) Question Pool Committee (QPC) is currently reviewing the Technician class (Element 2) question pool. According to QPC Chairman Rol Anders, K3RA, the review is part of a regular process: &
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  • 11/07/2008 | ARRL VEC Announces Exam Fee Increase

    On November 6, The ARRL VEC announced that as of January 1, 2009, the fee to take an ARRL Volunteer Examiner (VE)-administered Amateur Radio license exam will increase by $1, from $14 to $15. According to ARRL VEC Manager Maria Somma, AB1FM, ARRL VE teams
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    10/22/2008 | ARRL Hosts Amateur Radio Classroom for USTTI Students

    Students from Kenya, The Gambia, Ghana, The Philippines, Honduras, Dominica and Nepal attended the United States Telecommunications Training Institute (USTTI) Amateur Radio Administration Course (ARAC) at ARRL Headquarters October 13-17. ARRL Chief Techno
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  • 07/18/2008 | ARRL Board of Directors Meets July 18-19 in Connecticut

    The ARRL Board of Directors holds their second meeting of 2008 July 18-19 in Windsor, Connecticut, with Directors, Vice Directors and ARRL Board officers in attendance. The meeting, which begins today and continues through Saturday, was preceded on Thursd
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