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Oklahoma Amateur License Plate Requirements

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by N0IRW, Jul 3, 2021.

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  1. W9EJC

    W9EJC Ham Member QRZ Page

    When I lived in DE if you got a vanity plate you had to keep the regular (number) plate in your vehicle since that was the one actually registered to the vehicle.
     
  2. W9EJC

    W9EJC Ham Member QRZ Page

    3. Amateur Radio license plates are to be displayed on the front and rear of one vehicle for which it is issued. The regular license plate may be kept inside the vehicle and produced upon request by law enforcement.


    That's what caught my attention. OK is a one-plate state, but if you have AR plates you have to have TWO???
     
  3. W2NAP

    W2NAP Ham Member QRZ Page

    yeah that is a bit odd.
     
  4. W3WN

    W3WN Ham Member QRZ Page

    It’s a Government regulation. You expect it to make sense? o_O
     
  5. N0IRW

    N0IRW Ham Member QRZ Page

    I posted because a closed thread from some years ago never really answered the question someone asked....so if someone asks again, as I'm sure they will, the answer is here.
     
  6. N1EN

    N1EN Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    I've seen that kind of thing when it comes to displaying "original" or "original year of issue" plates on classic/antique cars in some states. You're allowed to display such old plates as a courtesy to the sensibilities of that hobby, but you have to keep the "real" plates in the car in case an authority figure wants to see them.
     
  7. AD5HR

    AD5HR Ham Member QRZ Page

    We have 4 vehicles registered as "Antique Autos, two suburbans
    and two pickup trucks.
    We were issued only one plate, (Texas usually requires two)
    for the rear.
    If one can find plates from the year of manufacture and are in
    good condition, you can take them to the county tax office, and
    they will register them as your "official" plates.

    In our local Fourth of July parade this morning, I saw a 1931
    Model A Victoria coupe with 1931 plates and the plate was obviously
    re-painted to original colors. (cant do that to the more modern
    "reflective" plates which would fit my 1978 trucks, and in that
    year it was only a renewal sticker)
    Still looking for a set of 1977 Texas truck plates, but haven't
    found any clean enough.
     
  8. W4NNF

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    OK has some crazy laws. Alas, they are not alone. :D
     
  9. W0IS

    W0IS Ham Member QRZ Page

    When they do, I'll point out that I have call letter plates so that potential thieves will know that I'm a ham. They will then know that I'm cheap and don't have anything worth stealing.
     
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  10. N0TZU

    N0TZU Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    Here in CO the call letter plate is THE real registered plate, not a secondary plate. Same for vanity plates.

    Plates do not stay with the vehicle when ownership is transferred, and can be re-assigned to your replacement vehicle.
     

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