VEC Program

Effective Monday, November 16th, 2020 all in-person examinations are suspended until further notice.  You can read the short blog post HERE


Looking for information about our remote testing program?  Click HERE to learn more.

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, WL1B
Telephone: (506) 801-9730

Mail: Brandin Hess, WL1B
Chairman, Anchorage ARC VEC
P.O. Box 190192
Anchorage, AK 99519

Anchorage ARC VEC policy statement
Brief History of the VEC Program
The VEC Mission Statement

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 June 15th, 2020 the Anchorage ARC VEC has become the first VEC in the country to go completely paperless, from the administration of in-person and remote examinations through our web-based platform as well as all session related documentation.