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How to Become a Verified Member

Discussion in 'Swapmeet Talk' started by AA7BQ, May 28, 2019.

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  1. K7JOE

    K7JOE Ham Member QRZ Page

    How can there be problems with a PDF if the ID is validated by one of the ‘zed humans? Simply open a file and look at it ? Or is that process automated ?

    I’m still concerned how all this personal and confidential data is being handled.
     
  2. K1OIK

    K1OIK Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    I trust Fred more than the government.
     
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  3. N4DJC

    N4DJC Ham Member QRZ Page

    By far the easiest route. Takes a few days if you’re not already in LoTW.
     
  4. K2CD

    K2CD Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Judging by the quality of many of the for sale photos I have seen over the years, the "submit an image of your gummint ID" system is dooooooooooomed.

    How much leeway is given to the validators for partially readable, blurry, out of focus and covered in mysterious crud ID images?
     
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  5. W4CP

    W4CP Ham Member QRZ Page

    Doesn't matter. I sent a scan of my driver's license and they STILL didn't "verify" me!

    Privacy gone, nothing gained!
     
  6. W4CP

    W4CP Ham Member QRZ Page

    I thought that was only for foreigners! :)
     
  7. AJ4GQ

    AJ4GQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    The answer to your question is in step #2 in the first post of this thread.
    Was the 2FA process completed and when did you send in your DL scan?
     
  8. WD0BCT

    WD0BCT Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    I agree with this statement, however, you are not sending the info to Fred. You are sending it to an organization. The more organizations that store important data about you increases the probability of your information falling into nefarious hands. An organization may have impeccable security today....6 months down the road they still have your data but not necessarily impeccable security.
     
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  9. AJ4GQ

    AJ4GQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Are you concerned about that because you believe that QRZ retains or stores the scan of your government issued photo ID?
     
  10. W4CP

    W4CP Ham Member QRZ Page

    Yes, I have the 2FA process now and am using it, and I scanned my DL on Monday, but I may have sent it in on Tuesday. I don't remember which.

    73,
    Curt W4CP
     

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