The Volunteer Monitor Program Report for December 2021

The Volunteer Monitor (VM) Program is a joint initiative between ARRL and the FCC to enhance compliance in the Amateur Radio Service. This is the December 2021 activity report of the VM Program. Operators in Center Hill and Coconut Creek, Florida, were issued notices for excessive signal bandwidth on 40 and 75 meters, in violation …

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New Technician Question Pool Released, Effective July 1, 2022.

The National Conference of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators (NCVEC) Question Pool Committee (QPC) has released the 2022 – 2026 Technician Class FCC Element 2 NCVEC Question Pool Syllabus & Question Pool into the public domain. It’s available as a Word document or PDF. The three graphics required for the new Technician question pool are available within …

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FCC Issues Enforcement Advisory: Radio Users Reminded Not to Use Radios in Crimes

01/17/2021 The FCC has released an Enforcement Advisory for licensees and operators across radio services.[Complete text of FCC Enforcement Advisory follows.]FCC ENFORCEMENT ADVISORYDA 21-73Released:  January 17, 2021 WARNING:  AMATEUR AND PERSONAL RADIO SERVICES LICENSEES AND OPERATORS MAY NOT USE RADIO EQUIPMENT TO COMMIT OR FACILITATE CRIMINAL ACTS The Enforcement Bureau (Bureau) of the Federal Communications Commission …

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