The FCC has decided to end Legacy CORES and has online the new CORES2. Every Licensee should register with CORES2 to continue to be able to manage their FRN after July 15th, 2022. It is important that you do this
First-Time Exam Applicants Must Obtain FCC Registration Number before Taking Exam
05/06/2021 Beginning May 20, 2021, all amateur examination applicants will be required to provide an FCC Registration Number (FRN) to the Volunteer Examiners (VEs) before taking an amateur exam. This is necessary due to changes the FCC has made to
New FCC RF Safety Rules for Ham Radio
Bruce Turner(WW4BT) sent the following: The FCC has put out new rules concerning RF Exposure. Here is a Link to a handy calculator to determine your stations antenna parameters … www.hintlink.com/power_density.htm NEW RF EXPOSURE RULES IN EFFECT MAY 3rd.
Extra Vanity Call Signs – Region 4 – Q2-2021
1×2 CallSigns – Available Date N4MI 2021-04-05 N4WG 2021-04-12 K4VD 2021-04-14 N4BM 2021-04-17 W4CC 2021-04-18 K4QA 2021-04-19 N4YV 2021-04-26 W4BN 2021-04-26 K4VU 2021-05-14 K4TP 2021-05-22 N4BJ 2021-05-22 W4VL 2021-06-04 N4TS 2021-06-08 K4QM 2021-06-09 W4DM 2021-06-12 2×1 CallSigns – Available Date
Extra Vanity Call Signs – Region 4 – Q1-2021
1×2 CallSigns – Available Date W4LJ 01-12-2021 W4SA 02-06-2021 W4US 02-13-2021 N4QI 02-20-2021 N4IC 02-21-2021 N4QN 03-12-2021 N4UK 03-13-2021 2×1 CallSigns – Available Date AI4K 01-23-2021 WE4V 02-07-2021 KU4D 02-11-2021 KG4V 02-21-2021 WV4A 02-23-2021 NV4V 02-27-2021 NV4R 03-13-2021 WD4H 03-18-2021
SC Ham Licensee by County 2020
Graph above shows the number of HAM Licensee by County 2020 around the Pee Dee. Only 15 counties.
FCC suggested new Fees for Hams
FCC wants cold hard cash from Ham Radio Operators Posted on August 28, 2020 by K0LWC Ham radio operators have enjoyed a cheap pathway into the hobby for decades, but that may soon come to an end if the Federal