Ofcom were asked the date when they changed published policy on re-issuing Amateur Radio call signs but their answer was unsatisfactory and an internal review has been requested
Ofcom were originally asked:
– Please list the Date when Ofcom changed published policy on re-issuing Amateur radio call signs.
– Previously the RA, then Ofcom would only permit a previously issued call sign to be given to another amateur or a club, with written permission from the previous holder or the Previous holders Family. This was Policy for a number of years
“We are unaware that Ofcom has ever applied a policy that a radio station call sign may be assigned only with the consent of another party.”
Ofcom’s reply was surprising since their own website contained a policy statement dated May 31, 2006, regarding transfer of call signs, this policy can be seen at
Read more – Via Southgate: http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2021/july/call-for-internal-review-over-ofcoms-handling-of-foi.htm