FCC Proposes Eliminating Paper License Renewals by Surface Mail

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by K5UJ, Sep 10, 2019.

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  1. WQ2H

    WQ2H QRZ Lifetime Member #214 Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    I say do it.

    Everything I do with the FCC is through the ULS, and I've never been a paper collector anyway.

    (except of course for my QRZ certs......:rolleyes:......they're beauties......)
     
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  2. K3QNT

    K3QNT Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    If the FCC wants to go all Electronic... Fine.

    There is one thing I do miss. Would it be too much to ask for the Commission to generate a nice Old Fashioned Extra Class Certificate that a new licensee could download and print?

    This is a significant accomplishment and a nice "Official" looking ticket would go a long way to make your new upgrade feel more important. I received a cheesy-looking one in 1983 but at least it was something.

    Lloyd K3QNT
     
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  3. AE5GT

    AE5GT Ham Member QRZ Page

    Actually even if the FCC does away with it by mail , you may still be able to file by mail though the ARRL VEC .
    So it maybe much ado about nothing .http://www.arrl.org/call-sign-renewals-or-changes
     
  4. KD8NIY

    KD8NIY Ham Member QRZ Page

     
  5. KD8NIY

    KD8NIY Ham Member QRZ Page

    I pay no bills on line still use checks and cash if they can hack elections they can hack banks and any online transactions Old but not feeble
     
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  6. K1DHH

    K1DHH Ham Member QRZ Page

    Absolutely! I keep my license in a pdf on my phone anyway.
     
  7. K1DHH

    K1DHH Ham Member QRZ Page

    When you hand over a check you are giving your routing# and account#. Easier to steal $$ from you then using online or credit card.
     
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  8. KD8DEY

    KD8DEY Ham Member QRZ Page

    To become old and wise, you must first be young and stupid....
     
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  9. KD8DEY

    KD8DEY Ham Member QRZ Page

    I wonder how many on here were licensed before the invention of running water?
     
  10. G3SEA

    G3SEA Ham Member QRZ Page

    No worries.:cool:

    An ever increasing number of those online orders on EBay/ Amazon are being delivered by the USPS.

    G3SEA/KH6
     

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