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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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    08/17/2009 | HPM/140 Birthday Celebration Event Coming Next Month

    The Hiram Percy Maxim Birthday celebration is back! This year, the ARRL is honoring the 140th anniversary of the birth of the League's first president and cofounder. Hiram Percy Maxim, W1AW, was born September 2, 1869 and died February 17, 1936, in a Colo
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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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