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    11/30/2011 | Lauren Clarke Joins ARRL Staff as Individual Giving Manager

    The ARRL is pleased to welcome Individual Giving Manager Lauren Clarke to the Headquarters staff in Newington. Lauren -- who will be working in the ARRL Development Office -- will be taking over the many funds in the Development Office, such as the Diamon
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    11/09/2011 | California University Sees Record Number of Freshmen Take Tech Exam

    When 114 freshmen electrical engineering students at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California, gathered on Friday, November 4 to take their Technician exam, they made history. Not only was the session one of the largest exam
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    06/28/2011 | SATERN Gets New Director

    After serving as Director of the Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) for more than 23 years, Major Patrick E. McPherson, WW9E, is stepping down. Major Rick Shirran VE3NUZ, of Toronto, Ontario, has been appointed as the new Director. McPhe
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    06/21/2011 | NASA Astronauts and Astronaut Candidates Earn Amateur Radio Licenses

    Every few years, NASA selects women and men to join its astronaut training program. Out of the hundreds who apply, only a select few are chosen to become Astronaut Candidates. Their training runs for at least two years, and when it is over, the Astronaut
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    04/27/2011 | Anchorage VEC Asks FCC to Grant Lifetime Credit for Expired Licenses

    In a Petition for Rulemaking filed with the FCC on April 15, the Anchorage VEC -- one of 14 Volunteer Examiner Coordinators in the US -- asked the Commission to give permanent credit to radio amateurs for examination elements they have successfully passed
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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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