IMPORTANT NOTE ON PROCTORS: Amateurs holding Novice and Technician class licenses are NOT eligible to act as proctors through the Anchorage ARC VEC. If the potential proctor holds a General, Advanced or Amateur Extra class license they simply need to complete a proctor application/agreement where they will also attach an ink-signed copy of their OFFICIAL amateur radio license as well as a valid government-issued photo ID.
COVID-19 VIRUS UPDATE
Effective Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 ALL In-Person examination sessions offered by our VEC program remain suspended through July 1st, 2020 due to the COVID-19 virus. We continue to offer remote testing for anyone that is unable to participate in an in-person examination session.
Please note: Remote examinations do require that a proctor, identified by the examinee and approved by the Anchorage ARC VEC, be physically present during the examination session.
Click HERE for more information about our remote testing program.
The Anchorage Amateur Radio Club sponsors testing for all classes of Amateur Radio license, operating as the Anchorage ARC Volunteer Examiner Coordinator. The Anchorage ARC VEC was the first VEC in the nation to be certified, and likewise was the first to give an exam.
Contact the VEC Chairman:
Brandin Hess, AL6I
Telephone: (907) 987-6716
Mail: Brandin Hess, AL6I
Chairman, Anchorage ARC VEC
P.O. Box 190192
Anchorage, AK 99519
There are several links listed on this page (below). Use these links to learn about the various aspects of the testing programs we offer, and to find a Volunteer Examiner close to you. We hope you will take advantage of the opportunity to join the ranks of Amateur Radio Operators – the greatest hobby in the world!
If you have questions about Amateur Radio in general or specific questions about the testing program, you may send an e-mail to us. We will respond as soon as possible and thanks for visiting!
Effective October 7th, 2019 the Anchorage ARC VEC moved forward with electronic, web based testing for any of our sites that have the capability to utilize the service.
Anchorage Amateur Radio Club – Main Page
Fee for testing
How do I become a VE?
How do I learn the Morse Code?
Morse Code Examinations
Renewal of expired licenses
Testing – Where
To whom we administer exams?
What happens after I pass my examination?
What to bring to a testing session
Where do I obtain instructional materials?