Charge fees that will drive folks away and reduce the number of hams to a level that will allow frequencies to be auctioned off. It's all about the money. Specially in the 70cm and 2m bands. Normally, Money charged by government agencies goes into the general fund and is not retained by the federal agency. This keeps agencies from padding their budgets and giving themselves big bonuses. These folks have decided that armature radio is no longer needed and should be gotten rid of. How many technicians will be willing to shell out $50 to talk on repeaters when they can use their cellphones? It will last another 10 or 15 years, but we are being programmed for elimination.