Technical Coordinator (TC)
ARRL Field Organization
The ARRL Technical Coordinator (TC) is a section-level official appointed by the
Section Manager to coordinate all technical activities within the section. The
Technical Coordinator reports to the Section Manager and is expected to maintain
contact with other section-level appointees as appropriate to insure a unified
ARRL Field Organization within the section.
Requirements: Novice class license or higher; Full ARRL membership
Supervise and coordinate the work of the section's Technical Specialists (TS).
Encourage amateurs in the section to share their technical achievements
with others through the pages of QST, and at club meetings, hamfests and conventions.
Promote technical advances and experimentation at vhf/uhf and with
specialized modes, and work closely with enthusiasts in these fields
within the section.
Serve as an advisor to radio clubs that sponsor training programs for
obtaining amateur licenses or upgraded licenses in cooperation with the
ARRL Affiliated Club Coordinator.
In times of emergency or disaster, function as the coordinator for
establishing an array of equipment for communications use and be
available to supply technical expertise to government and relief
agencies to set up emergency communications networks, in cooperation
with the ARRL Section Emergency Coordinator.
Refer amateurs in the section who need technical advice to local TS.
Encourage clubs to develop, and TS to serve on, RFI and TVI committees
in the section for the purpose of rendering technical assistance as needed.
Be available to assist local technical program committees in arranging
suitable programs for ARRL hamfests and conventions.
Convey the views of section amateurs and TSs about the technical
contents of QST and ARRL books to ARRL HQ. Suggestions for improvements
should also be called to the attention of the ARRL HQ technical staff.
Work with the appointed ARRL TAs (technical advisors) when called upon.
Be available to give technical talks at club meetings, hamfests
and conventions in the section.