[amsat-bb] FCC License Question

Donald Jacob wb5eku at gmail.com
Thu Jul 7 17:16:49 UTC 2016

No more paper license mailed to you. This has been for a number of months
But using the FRN number you can log in and print your own license.


On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 7:39 AM, Thomas Doyle <tomdoyle1948 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Has anyone renewed their ham license recently. I renewed mine online and it
> appeared to work.
> I received two very official looking letters from the FCC within a week of
> submitting the application.
> First one was "Ref: CORES Registration Update".
> Second one was "Ref: PSQ Request for your CORES FRN:xxxxxxxxx". This letter
> indicates
> "Entity Type: INDIVIDUAL ENTITY" which is reassuring.
> Neither letter indicates anything is wrong nor does it mention anything
> about a license. I realize that the federal government is drowning in the
> paper work mess they have created to give them something to do but this is
> a bit much.
> Do they ever send you an actual paper license ? I need to send a copy to
> the DMV to renew my ham plates. It has been almost 4 weeks. I sent in a
> request for duplicate license after three weeks.
> TNX W9KE Tom Doyle
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