Anchorage ar club arrlvec w4vec greater la ar group sunnyvale vec arc inc w. Arrl the national association for amateur radio225 main streetnewington, ct, 06111-1400 usatel fax toll-free hqarrl. The arrl is a member-society and international secretariat of the international amateur radio union.   they exchange messages by voice, teleprinting, telegraphy, facsimile, and television. In areas where the fcc regulates the services, an amateur operator must have an fcc or canadian license. Fcc-issued reciprocal permit for alien amateur licensee are no longer needed. The license search here provides access to the most basic attributes of a license. You can also specify more attributes combinations with the advanced search and search within services like amateur using service-specific criteria. Please be aware that some combinations of search criteria may result in a longer wait.   to get an official copy of your ham radio license, follow these steps the fcc stopped sending paper copies of licenses for radio amateurs. You can also use this database to check on your new license or upgrade status or to just search around the database! The following is the process to get a copy of your license. This section is devoted to analyzing the amateur radio fcc data base being made available to the public in an alpha test. Statistics derived from the data base are not official, although the author believes they are correct within the limitations of the data. Anyone having comments, questions or corrections is invited to submit them.