Its final - amateur service license fees are coming...

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by NN3W, Dec 30, 2020.

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  1. KO4EBW

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    Okay boomer.
     
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  2. K7JOE

    K7JOE Ham Member QRZ Page

    I guess you are too young to pay taxes too... just wait...young fella.
     
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  3. K9CTB

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    Oh, I get it .... that's supposed to be some kind of put-down. LOL - I had to do a little research on the latest natterings from the mommy's basement set.
     
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  4. N8DAH

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    Really? that's you're reply....."ok Boomer" .....sadness

    As to the topic, I was ok with A fee just not 50$. The 35$ mark is a little higher than I feel it should be but its better than 50$. Now if only we could get this fee to actually go to the FCC and not their overlords that would be great.
     
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  5. N2RJ

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    Mandated by Congress, signed by the President in 2017. That was the FCC's reasoning. I don't totally buy it but see where they are coming from.
     
  6. W4EAE

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    Be careful. I once defined this term for someone who asked on these forums, and my post was deleted. I should stress that I was not actually using the phrase.

    I wish there weren't a fee, but I will pay it.
     
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  7. W7UUU

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    Tread carefully .... borderline personal attacks

    Dave
    W7UUU
     
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  8. KO4EBW

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    So the rationale is that seeing as we get screwed over by high taxes, then we shouldn't mind paying more? I guess we get the government that we deserve.
     
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  9. AA4MB

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    I think we should buckle our chin straps - the government we 'deserve' is likely going to be coming up with more creative ways to fail at paying down the increasing interest on the national debt - nevermind the debt itself. I'm just hoping that this will not become a trend in amateur radio to try and squeeze more water from our rock for various and sundry fees and 'services.'
     
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  10. K9CTB

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    I wasn't sure what the term meant ... I had to look it up, a testimony to its importance.
     
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