FCC fees for amateur radio - updates on implementation

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by N2RJ, Jul 9, 2021.

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  1. N2RJ

    N2RJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    The FCC is preparing to implement the $35 application fee for amateur radio very soon.

    In this video I explain some recent developments including a meeting the FCC is having with the VECs to discuss implementation.

    I also talk about a recent email that has been going around where people jumped the gun and thought that the fee was going to be implemented on July 15 (spoiler alert: it is not)


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    AE8F, W2AI, N4FZ and 15 others like this.
  2. KU4X

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    Thanks for posting, Ria.
    Keep swinging the sledgehammer of truth!

    K5MPH, N5TTI, KM4FDM and 2 others like this.
  3. KD2RDG

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    This is such crap. Slippery slope to yearly fees.
    WA1EIB, KV4BL, K8NY and 11 others like this.
  4. WD0BCT

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    If you can't tax it just put a fee on it! :D
    KQ0EA, N4FZ, KC3OCK and 18 others like this.
  5. W2JKT

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    But, how could the FCC possibly provide us with the infrastructure and enforcement needed for the Amateur Service without money to pay for it?

    W0FS, AE8F, K8PG and 9 others like this.
  6. K6CLS

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    glad the FCC is not collecting, yet.

    the fees were instituted by Congress. We should work with them to umdo it, not get mad at federal agencies who are following the law.
    AF4KK, K8PG, K1OC and 16 others like this.
  7. AD2CI

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    They made a big deal about eliminating them years ago, and now want them back!
    KI7WL, N4FZ, K5RRC and 2 others like this.
  8. KO4ESA

    KO4ESA Ham Member QRZ Page

    It’s still cheaper than fishin and hunting license.
    I’m just glad I completed my license before it became implemented.
    Thanks N2RJ Ria. :)
    N8WCR, KD0WGB, K1OC and 11 others like this.
  9. N3IOE

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    Popcorn Alert. The whining and crying has started, again!
    W0FS, K8PG, N8WCR and 20 others like this.
  10. K6VOX

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    I'll make the butter.
    N8DC, K8PG, KD0WGB and 5 others like this.

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