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Congratulations to those who were successful at the test session on Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at the Scottsdale Springfest. We had a large group that came prepared resulting in 8 new Technicians, 3 who passed element 2 and 3 to earn a new General, 1 who passed all 3 elements to earn a new Extra, a pre-87 General upgrade, 3 who passed element 3 to upgrade to General, and 4 who passed element 4 to upgrade to Extra. Please join us in congratulating and welcoming them to the hobby.

Albert KI7LOG, Jack W0BPF, Stephen KN4BXX, Matthew KI7LOH,
Attila W7AMR, David KI7LOI, David K7DAT, Patricia KI7LOJ,
Raymond KI7LOK, Aidan KI7LOL, Ian KI7LOM, Gary KC7CS,
David KI7LON, Rick WA7YPK, Timothy K7PTM, Guy KI7LOO,
Andrew KI7LOP, Virgil AG7FJ, and Lawrence KI6QDO.

Thanks to the large team of Volunteer Examiners for helping:

Virgil K7VZ
Brian AK7F
Travers AF7LV
Jim K7EOG
Robert KA7NPQ
Dan K2LH
Chris K7TAB
Erv K0OTZ
James AG7AU
Josh WX7JM
Walt NJ8G
Robert KS7U


Congratulations to 11 new Technicians, a Novice to Technician upgrade, a new General, and a pre-87 General upgrade at the conclusion of the Scottsdale ARC Technician Class on March 4th, 2017. Please join us in congratulating and welcoming them to the hobby.

Mike N9EWS /AG, Colin KI7LGG /AG, Bruce KA9EYX,
Linda KI7LFX, Brent KI7LFY, Chantel KI7LFZ, Eric KI7LGA, Ed KI7LGB,
Brandon KI7LGC, Allyson KI7LGD, Greg KI7LGE, Brandon KI7LGF,
James KI7LGK, and James KI7LGL.

Thanks to the large team of Volunteer Examiners for helping:

Virgil K7VZ
Bill N9EIV
Dennis AE7WU
James N7ELL
Robert KA7NPQ
Dan W7TWR
Chris K7TAB
Al KE7FSD
Judy KE7IXI
Richard N7IYT
Terry WF7D
Jim N7QVW


As of February 9th, 2017, the Phoenix Amateur Radio Team (PART) has 34 VEs registered on our team. We are hosting 2 test sessions for the Scottsdale ARC in March. See the Exams page for more information.


Congratulations to Kurt KI7JRZ for passing element 2 and 3 to earn his General ticket at the Thunderbird monthly test session on January 18, 2017.

Thanks to the Volunteer Examiner team for helping:

Virgil K7VZ
Brian AK7F
Jim K7EOG
Walt NJ8G
Robert K7RQN
Michael KA7RGW


Congratulations to 5 new Technicians and 2 Extra upgrades at the Thunderbird Hamfest on January 14, 2017.

Nathan N7NAN /AE, Harold KI7JOY /AE, Dino KI7JRA, John KI7JRB, Tyler KI7JRC, Dean KI7JRD, and Michael KI7JRE.

Thanks to the large team of Volunteer Examiners for helping:

Virgil K7VZ
Brian AK7F
Dennis AE7WU
Dan K2LH
Robert KA7NPQ
Walt NJ8G
Robert K7RQN
Al KE7FSD
Judy KE7IXI
Andrew KF7CCC
James WB7ENX
Josh WX7JM


Congratulations to 4 new Technicians, 1 General upgrade, and 1 Extra upgrade at the Scottsdale ARC W7UF Field Day site on June 25, 2016.

Charles KI7DZU /AG, Guy KI7FPE, Michael KI7FPF, Daniel KI7DCF /AE, Molly KI7FPG, and Peter KI7FPH.

Thanks to the Volunteer Examiner team for helping:

Virgil K7VZ
James N7ELL
Erv K0OTZ
Paul KE7HR


Congratulations to 13 new Technicians after passing element 2 on June 18, 2016, concluding the 3 week Technician course at the Daisy Mountain Fire Department.

Mary KI7FGX, Mark KI7FGY, Frederick KI7FGZ, Donna KI7FHA, Cathryn KI7FHB,
Diane KI7FHC, Stacie KI7FHD, Karisse KI7FHE, Janice KI7FHF, Barbara KI7FHG,
Ashlynn KI7FHH, Katherine KI7FHI, and David KI7FHJ.

Thanks to the Volunteer Examiner team for helping:

Virgil K7VZ
Brian N7TUQ
Jim N7QVW
Paul KE7HR
Andrew KF7CCC
Dennis AE7WU


Congratulations to 1 new Technician and 2 Extra upgrades at the AEN-MAR picnic in Payson on May 14, 2016.

Michael KF7MBK /AE, David K1LPI /AE, and James KI7EHG.

Thanks to the Volunteer Examiner team for helping:

Virgil K7VZ
James N7ELL
Jim N7QVW
Andrew KF7CCC
Paul KE7HR
Dennis AE7WU


Congratulations to 6 new Technicians after passing element 2 on August 13, 2015, concluding Technician course at the Daisy Mountain Fire Department.

Olga KG7VMP, Clayton KG7VMQ, Jonathan KG7VMR, Richard KG7VMS, Nigel KG7VMT, and Mark KG7VMU.

Thanks to the Volunteer Examiner team for helping:

Virgil K7VZ
Richard N7IYT
Jim N7QVW
James N7ELL
Dennis AE7WU