Forgot Password? It is also subject to numerous international agreements. All Amateur Radio operators must be licensed. In the U. The higher the class of license, the more frequencies are available. Earning each higher class license requires passing a more difficult examination.
If you have just passed the tests for a brand new Amateur Radio License, congratulations! Your information from the testing session will be entered into the FCC licensing database in just a few days, under normal circumstances. As soon as your name and new call sign appear in the database, you may begin to use your new license and call sign.
The FCC has invited public comments on two proposals to change the licensing requirements for amateur radio operators. Both of these proposals are aimed at attracting and retaining new amateur radio licensees. See the complete proposal on the FCC website. I find this proposal severely flawed with way too many details that would need to be written into Part