TYT MD9600 Dual Band DMR
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TYT MD9600 Dual Band DMR

Next Meeting

The Gathering
of the
Ak-Sar-Ben Amateur Radio Club
will be on 
January 12, 2024
at 7:00 pm
At the
American Red Cross
2912 S. 80th Ave

This month's program 

Receiver Performance by
Rob Sherwood, NC0B


Featured Shacks


You can obtain a call sign of your own choosing within reason.  The FCC allows licensed amateurs to applly for a new call through the vanity licensing program; you can make an application either by mail or online.   The ARRL outlines the procedure at:   Of course, the call you are asking for has to be available, and must be permitted for you license class, as listed below:

  • Technician and General:  1 by 3 or 2 by 3
  • Advanced:   2 by 2 plus 1 by 3 or 2 by 3
  • Extra:   1 by 2 or 2 by 1 plus any of the above

Note that 1 by 1 call signs are reserved for special-event stations only.

For a more complete description of the vanity call sign program go to: