Licenses to operate amateur stations for personal use are granted to individuals of any age once they demonstrate an understanding of both pertinent FCC regulations and knowledge of radio station operation and safety considerations. Applicants as young as five years old have passed examinations and were granted licenses. Operator licenses are divided into different classes, each of which corresponds to an increasing degree of knowledge and corresponding privileges. Over the years, the details of the classes have changed significantly, leading to the current system of three open classes and three grandfathered but closed to new applicants classes.
License Exam – Study Guides – W9YB | Purdue University Amateur Radio Club
That video generated a fair amount of comments and discussion, and I what I saw for the most part was really positive. Like I mentioned previously, the exams are nothing more than a framework and are nothing more than a vehicle to a better understanding of the art and science of amateur radio. So upgrading your license can be very fulfilling and rewarding endeavor. So I started reading the manual.
Why you Should Upgrade to the Extra Class Amateur Radio License – Ham Radio Q&A
The CRA regulates the Telecommunications and Information Technology sector, postal services, access to digital media and spectrum. Balancing the rights of consumers with the needs of service providers is at the heart of everything the CRA does. Amateur radio is a technical hobby, which combines the skills and interest needed to establish a radio amateur station with the social aspects of liaising and communicating with others involved in radio amateur circles world-wide.