Tag: callsigns

via the ARRL: FCC Dismisses Radio Amateur’s Petition to Revise Call Sign Rules

The FCC has dismissed a rule making petition filed last May by Thomas J. Alessi, K1TA, of Stamford, Connecticut, that sought to amend the Part 97 rules regarding Amateur Radio Service call signs. The Commission action came in a November 28 letter from Scot Stone, Deputy Chief of the FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Mobility Division. Alessi had […]

UK Regulator Ofcom No Longer Listing Unassigned Amateur Radio Call Signs

UK Telecommunications regulator Ofcom no longer issues lists of unassigned — or unallocated — Amateur Radio call signs. This practice ended last fall. Replying to an inquiry, Ofcom’s Julia Snape explained, “We do not hold a list of call signs that are available. Due to a system change, the assignment of call signs is now […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #922

Edition # 922 – Release date: Saturday, October 29, 2016 This podcast is suitable for air on amateur radio frequencies. Download here: https://archive.org/details/TWIAR922HAM Here are the stories making news … This Week in Amateur Radio: Broadcasters, Jammers Wreak Havoc on Amateur Radio Frequencies Suspicious transmissions near Bangladesh attracting attention from India’s Intelligence Bureau Petition to […]

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