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Although you can search other databases, the one maintained by the FCC is the one that really counts. Click the Amateur link in the Service Specific Search column in the middle of the page. In the Licensee section, enter your last name and zip code in the appropriate boxes.
Wait a minute. Everybody with a CB radio is automatically deemed to have one. Including the FCC, which long ago got tired of licking stamps to send out actual licenses.
FCC Form and associated schedules are used to apply for initial authorizationsmodifications to existing authorizationsamendments to pending applications, renewals of station authorizationsspecial temporary authority, notifications, requests for extension of time, and administrative updates. FCC Form is used by applicants and licensees to apply for Commission consent to assignments of existing authorizationsto apply for Commission consent to transfer control of entities holding authorizationsto notify the Commission of the consummation of assignments or transfers, and to request extensions of time for consummation of assignments or transfers. It is also used for Commission consent to partial assignments of authorizationincluding partitioning and disaggregation. Except as specified in paragraph d of this section or elsewhere in this chapter, all applications and other filings using the application and notification forms listed in this section or associated schedules must be filed electronically in accordance with the electronic filing instructions provided by ULS.
Do not spam your product, website, blog, YouTube channel or other personal project. Do not post another user's personal information. This includes callsign if they don't have it publicly displayed!
Jump to navigation. If you provide an email address on your application, a link to print your official copy of your license will be automatically emailed to you when the application has granted. Licensees may also log into ULS to download official authorizations by following the instructions below.
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That's when the FCC will stop accepting batch files that contain new or upgraded licensee data from Volunteer Examiner Coordinators under the current amateur licensing system. A new "universal" Formprimarily designed for electronic use but also available on paper, will take its place. The existing Amateur Radio licensing data will be transferred into the ULS database during a weeklong phase-in period.
In order to streamline procedures and save money, the FCC stopped routinely printing and mailing licenses in February. There are a number of ways a license holder can obtain an official copy of their license. The PDF of the license can be saved to a computer and printed later or the file can be opened and printed immediately.
Each brings with it additional frequencies that you are allowed to utilize. For emergency communications a Technician Class License will meet your needs. You can always upgrade later if you desire to become more involved in long distance communications or other aspects of the hobby. The Exam for the Technician License consists of 35 multiple choice questions on radio theory, regulations and operating practices.