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    01/24/2012 | FCC Denies Anchorage VEC’s Waiver Request

    On January 24, the FCC issued an Order that denied a waiver request from the Anchorage VEC, one of 14 Volunteer Examiner Coordinators in the US. In its July 2011 Waiver Request, the Anchorage VEC asked the Commission to permit individuals who have previou
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    01/11/2012 | FCC Denies ARRL Petition on Vanity, Club Call Signs

    On January 11, the FCC issued a Memorandum Opinion and Order, denying an ARRL Petition for Reconsideration concerning vanity and club call signs. Filed with the Commission in January 2011, the ARRL’s Petition was in response to the FCC’s Report and Order
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    11/02/2011 | FCC Terminates Proceedings Affecting the Amateur Radio Service

    The FCC issued an Order on November 1 that terminated hundreds of proceedings, including six proceedings that members of the public, including the ARRL, had asked not to be terminated. Two of these six proceedings involved the Amateur Radio Service. This
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    08/19/2011 | ARRL Files Comments in Response to Anchorage VEC’s Waiver Request

    In April 2011, the Anchorage VEC -- one of 14 Volunteer Examiner Coordinators -- filed a Petition for Rule Making (RM-11629) that asked the FCC to give permanent credit to radio amateurs for examination elements they have successfully passed. This would,
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    07/22/2011 | ARRL Asks FCC to Keep 2300 MHz Proceeding Open

    In June, the FCC released a Public Notice that sought comments on whether or not it should terminate approximately 800 docketed proceedings in the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB), the International Bureau (IB), the Office of Engineering and Techn
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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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    03/23/2011 | FCC Seeking Comments on ARRL Petition Regarding TDMA

    Earlier this month, the ARRL filed a Petition for Rulemaking and a Request for Temporary Waiver with the FCC, seeking authorization of the use of single-time-slot Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) emissions in the amateur bands at and above 50 MHz, whe
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