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The next AARC Club Meeting will be Friday January 5.  The next License Testing Session will be Saturday  January 6, 2018 and will cost you $15 per session.

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Arctic Amateur Radio Club

Established in the 1930’s, the AARC has historically been involved in using ham radio resources in support of community affairs, emergency services and special events. We operate a state-wide repeater system together with an ever-expanding APRS network covering many remote areas in interior Alaska.

Upcoming Events

Ham Radio License Testing

License tests are held on the first Saturday of the month at 1 PM at Farthest North CB’s Plus (3451 College Road)

Other Training Classes

Would you like training in a skill? Please contact any board member or webmaster and inquire.

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Monthly Meeting Location

Meetings are held on the first Friday of the month at 7 PM in the Hutchison Career Center  - 3750 Geist Road.

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* License Test Change:  

Exams are offered through the Anchorage ARC, which serves as the Volunteer Examiner Coordinator (VEC) for all amateur radio license testing in Alaska.  You will now be required to pay a $15 Test Session Fee before being allowed to take any of the License Tests.  This can only be accomplished through the Anchorage VEC on-line store at the following link.   Click here To Pay For Testing  It will be necessary to show your receipt before testing and cash is not accepted at the door.  Please note the Arctic Amateur Radio Club does not set these fees.  The fees are strictly under the purview of the Anchorage VEC.  

Tentative presentation at the Friday January 5th AARC Meeting:  John (AL7ID) will present the history of Ham Radio.