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TYT MD9600 Dual Band DMR
   

Next Meeting

The Gathering
of the
Ak-Sar-Ben Amateur Radio Club
will be on 
June 15 at 7:00 pm

At the 
American Red Cross
2912 S 80th Ave

This month's program 
TBA

   

Featured Shacks

K0TSA SHACK
K0TSA SHACK
   

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: http://www.arrl.org/applying-for-a-vanity-call.   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: http://www.arrl.org/vanity-call-signs