[amsat-bb] FCC License Question

Jim Jerzycke kq6ea at verizon.net
Sun Jul 10 19:49:31 UTC 2016

Naaaah...the NSA does that for them.....

73, Jim  KQ6EA

On 07/10/2016 06:44 PM, Thomas Doyle wrote:
> Not sure why but they sent me​ a nice paper copy without me even asking.
> Perhaps they monitor the AMSAT board :-)
> W9KE Tom Doyle
> On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 12:16 PM, Donald Jacob <wb5eku at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Tom,
>> No more paper license mailed to you. This has been for a number of months
>> now.
>> But using the FRN number you can log in and print your own license.
>> Don
>> 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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