• Ham Radio Glossary (V)

    From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to All on Thu Sep 10 00:05:47 2020
    From QRZ.Com, the Icom handout, and Part 97 Of The FCC Rules -
    Ham Radio Glossary - An overview of amateur radio terms.

    Volunteer examiner. In the U.S., amateur radio licensees who are
    accredited by a VEC to administer amateur radio license exams. To be
    eligible to become a VE, you must be at least 18 years of age, hold
    a valid General, Advanced, or Amateur Extra Class license...and that
    icense has never been suspended or revoked. For more information, see http://www.arrl.org/arrlvec .

    "Volunteer Exam Coordinator". Examples include the ARRL
    (http://www.arrl.org) and W5YI (http://www.w5yi.org).

    Variable Frequency Oscillator. An operation mode in which the operator
    can change frequency freely.

    (very-high frequency). The frequency range 30-300 MHz.

    "Voice Operated Relay"; allows the presence of a sound to trigger the PTT.
    Use with caution, as you could say something over the air that you may


    1. Voice Scan Control

    2. Voice Squelch Control
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