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

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

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  1. KF5LJW

    KF5LJW Ham Member QRZ Page

    It changed, FCC put hams in their place and stripped them from Service and downgraded to hobby.
     
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  2. W9VTT

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    RIPOFF
     
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  3. AG5CK

    AG5CK Ham Member QRZ Page

    That should take the weight off of some people's shoulders and lighten the mood around here. :)
     
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  4. N0RCE

    N0RCE Ham Member QRZ Page

    Jus open a bottle of 40 year old blend cost $400
     
  5. KI4ZUQ

    KI4ZUQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    I am happy it was reduced. I am unhappy the feds came up with this in the first place considering what LITTLE they do of their job.
     
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  6. K9GLS

    K9GLS Ham Member QRZ Page

    Still cheaper than in 1970:
    New or renewed license: $9 ($60.09 in 2019 dollars)
    Modified license: $4 ($26.71)
    Special callsign: $25 ($166.92)
     
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  7. WI9RHC

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    Folks spend thousands on radios and complain about a $35 fee? o_O
     
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  8. K7JOE

    K7JOE Ham Member QRZ Page

    No one said anything about high taxes or getting screwed. All i said is paying taxes.
    Everyone's a socialist and like the idea of free until it's their turn to pay the tab...
     
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  9. KI6PMD

    KI6PMD Ham Member QRZ Page

    FCC= FOREVER COLLECTING CASH !!! For this new fee the Fed's should clean up the bands !!! like 70cm & 2mtr repeaters ! & 40 & 80 while there at it then I will PAY to PLAY ! 73 Phil..
     
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  10. KI6PMD

    KI6PMD Ham Member QRZ Page

    P.S. there goes my ARRL membership ! Phil..
     
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