In-Person Testing: Click HERE to learn more and to register for an in-person exam.
Remote Testing: Click HERE to learn more and to register for a remote exam.
Reschedule or Cancel Your Examination: There are no refunds for exams, however, you may reschedule your examination to a later date. We ask that you do this at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled exam time. Click HERE to reschedule or cancel your exam.
Testing 2-3 times Daily, Monday Through Saturday! Learn how here!
The Anchorage Amateur Radio Club sponsors testing for all classes of Amateur Radio licenses, 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:
Kent Petty, KL5T
Telephone: (907) 632-3963
Mail: Kent Petty, KL5T
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!
On June 15th, 2020 the Anchorage ARC VEC became 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. We no longer administer exams on paper.
- Anchorage Amateur Radio Club – Main Page
- Become a VE
- Bring or create a new VE Team
- Club Station Licenses
- Exam Schedule – In-Person Exams
- Exam Schedule – Remote Exams
- Fees for testing
- How do I learn the Morse Code?
- Morse Code Examinations
- Remote Testing
- Renewal of expired licenses
- Resubmit my application because I failed to pay the FCC my $35 within 10-days
- To whom we administer exams?
- VE List
- VE Guide
- VE Teams
- What happens after I pass my examination?
- What if I answer “Yes” to the Basic Qualification Question (Felony Question)?
- What to bring to a testing session
- Where do I obtain instructional materials?