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    01/15/2013 | 2012 Marks All-Time High for Amateur Radio Licenses

    As 2012 came to a close, ARRL VEC Manager Maria Somma, AB1FM, had a good reason to cheer: The number of radio amateurs in the US reached an all-time high of almost 710,000.
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    03/28/2011 | NCVEC Deletes Question from Amateur Extra Question Pool

    Due to the FCC revising the rules concerning Spread Spectrum, the Question Pool Committee of the National Council of Volunteer Examiner Coordinator (NCVEC) has decided to delete a question from the Amateur Extra class question pool. According to QPC Chair
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    08/26/2010 | ARRL VEC Volunteer Examiner Session Participation Web Page Returns

    If you’re an ARRL Volunteer Examiner (VE) who is interested in seeing how many ARRL exam sessions you’ve taken part in, you can find the answer on the VE Session counts Web page.
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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

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    03/11/2009 | FCC Special Counsel Laura Smith Visits ARRL

    FCC Special Counsel Laura Smith visited ARRL Headquarters on March 5 and 6, her first official visit as Special Counsel. Smith was named to the position earlier this year, filling the vacancy created when Riley Hollingsworth, K4ZDH, retired in 2008;
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    10/31/2008 | The ARRL VEC: More than Just Amateur Radio Exams

    When you think of ARRL's Volunteer Examiner Coordinator Department (VEC), Amateur Radio licensing exams are probably what come to mind. The ARRL VEC handles questions regarding exam requirements, exam accommodations, exam test locations, exam question poo
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