Obtaining a SK call who was a member of QRZ

Discussion in 'Becoming a Ham - Q&A' started by W2ASS, May 30, 2021.

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  1. W2ASS

    W2ASS Ham Member QRZ Page

    Hello all..

    I found a vanity call available from a SK. This SK was a member here. If I was to take over that call how do I change my current callsign to the new callsign if this SK is registered on QRZ on the forums? would I have to use a completely different name?
  2. KU4X

    KU4X Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    The call sign change will take place automagically a couple of days after you are assigned the call. The previous holder of the call will have his profile marked "Canceled" or "SK" (I don't recall which one) at the same time.

  3. W2ASS

    W2ASS Ham Member QRZ Page

    Thank you for the reply Bruce.
  4. W2SGM

    W2SGM XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    What happens to the posts of the SK? Are they still searchable under a different username?
  5. W7UUU

    W7UUU Principal Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    No. They will all still be there under the SK call sign

  6. K7JEM

    K7JEM Ham Member QRZ Page

    The easiest way would be to legally change your name to that of the SK.

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