September 17, 2021

This Week in Amateur Radio

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Via the ARRL: ARRL Board Establishes Program to Cover Initial FCC License Fee for Young Applicants

The ARRL Board of Directors has formally endorsed a proposed program calling on ARRL to cover the $35 application fee for license candidates younger than 18 years old. The FCC is not expected to implement the $35 application fee schedule until sometime in 2022. The Board approved the “Youth Licensing Grant Program” at its July meeting in Hartford, Connecticut. The program concept, first raised …

Read more – via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources http://www.arrl.org/news/view/arrl-board-establishes-program-to-cover-initial-fcc-license-fee-for-young-applicants