[amsat-bb] FCC License Question

Thomas Doyle tomdoyle1948 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 10 17:40:32 UTC 2016

I received a paper copy of my license from the FCC yesterday ! I had not
gotten around to doing the steps outlined in the ARRL document - they just
sent it.​

73 W9KE Tom Doyle

On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 10:45 AM, Glenn Miller - AA5PK <aa5pk at suddenlink.net>

> The FCC quit issuing paper licenses in February 2015.  You may download a
> reference copy of your license on the ULS site.
> How to Obtain an Official FCC License Copy
> http://www.arrl.org/obtain-license-copy
> Glenn
> -----Original Message----- From: Thomas Doyle Sent: Thursday, July 07,
> 2016 9:39 AM To: AMSAT-BB at amsat.org Subject: [amsat-bb] FCC License
> Question
> 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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Sent from my computer.

tom ...

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