The phone network is down and the internet is inaccessible. Power is out. How do you communicate when all else fails? Ham radio. As recent disasters have shown, you simply cannot rely on mobile phones or the internet to communicate in an emergency, because these communication channels depend on the electrical and data grid. You can think of countless situations where communication could make the difference between life and death on an individual level, too.
Common Amateur Filing Tasks
Common Amateur Filing Task: Changing Address | Federal Communications Commission
From page 11 of the Report and Order :. We adopt the categories of personal license application fees proposed in the NPRM. Click here to read the full report PDF. Most of the items relevant to amateur radio start at paragraph 30 on page 11 above.
Marine SSB, Ham Radio, or Both?
We are still operating our testing sessions and we will be following all of the current COVID19 recommendations. Face masks will be available and will be required for the testing session. We collect this information in order to prepare the form required by the FCC, so please fill in all blanks. Preparing the forms in advance greatly speeds the testing session and as a result, we strongly discourage walk-in candidates. Our tests start at pm central time.
Vanity Call Signs: For a listing of the ham call signs from the FCC's database that will be coming available tomorrow for submission on a vanity license request, links to call signs that will be coming available in the future, and for a listing of the ham vanity applications that have been granted by the FCC, and for links to the applications that have alread been filed with the FCC and the status of those applications, click on the "vanity calls" link to the left. For quick links to ham vanity calls that will be coming available and to applications that have already been filed with the fcc, click on the buttons below. The information is sorted and may be viewed by call prefix, district or suffix as indicated below. The menu items to the left of this text will take you to the many items available to you on the RadioQTH site. Also notice the quick links in the menu bar at the top of this page, which will take you to some of the more interesting items that might otherwise have been easily overlooked.