Renew a ham or amateur radio license by completing the form online at the Federal Communications Commission’s Universal Licensing System or by submitting a paper application. The FCC accepts renewal applications 90 days ... More » Technology Audio Equipment

There is no fee to renew an amateur radio license through the Federal Communications Commission. Operators can renew licenses beginning 90 days prior to expiration and up to two years after the license has expired. More » Art & Literature

To obtain an FCC license, first pass a technical test administered by an approved coordinator. Once the test is passed, you must register with the FCC and obtain a number that then becomes your unique ID in all transacti... More » Business & Finance Business Resources Managing a Business

The Federal Communications Commission provides an online database that lists ham operator call signs. The government database categorizes operator call signs by state, service type and frequency range to enable users to ... More » Art & Literature

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A ham radio call sign is a combination of letters and numbers that identifies licensed radio amateurs and their license locations. Call signs consist of a prefix that identifies the location and a suffix that is unique t... More » Technology Audio Equipment

Individuals who operate a ham radio must possess one of three licenses: a Technician Class license, a General Class license, or an Amateur Extra Class license. The Technician Class provides the operator the fewest privil... More » Technology Audio Equipment