From the Aurora ARG Media Room

VE Program celebrates 1 year anniversary!

By: Brandin Hess, VA6ILS / WB1BR
Dated: December 2nd, 2021

Today the Aurora Amateur Radio Group celebrates 1 year of remote testing as a club!  At the beginning of this evening's session, VE Program Chairman Brandin Hess, WB1BR delivered remarks that highlighted our accomplishments thus far.  These accomplishments include the following:

**  We have handcrafted our own exam platform
**  We have served 1,015 examinees in the last year
**  We have administered 1,160 exams in the last year
**  We have held 180 exam sessions in the last year
**  We have served two fully blind examinees in the last year

These are some of the most noticeable accomplishments to date.  He further went on to offer a heartfelt "thank you" to those who are serving and named some people in particular for the profound effect they have had on our program.  Those who were mentioned by name are as follows:

**  Joel Perry, KN4EWI
**  Chuck Andrews, W5AD
**  Matt Reed, WT4FU
**  Vince d'Eon, VE6LK
**  Harry Bradley, KD9RXU
**  Dan Purgert, AD8GC

As we all take time to reflect on the good that has come from our organization, we also remain focused on the future.  Our program is thriving more than ever and the leadership involved has made it possible!  Thank you all for your service!

Brandin S.  Hess - VA6ILS / WB1BR
President, Aurora Amateur Radio Group