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§ 97.17 Application for new license grant.
(a) Any qualified person is eligible to apply for a new
operator/primary station, club station or military recreation station
license grant. No new license grant will be issued for a Novice or
Advanced Class operator/primary station.
(b) Each application for a new amateur service license grant must be
filed with the FCC as follows:
(1) Each candidate for an amateur radio operator license which requires
the applicant to pass one or more examination elements must present the
administering VEs with all information required by the rules prior to
the examination. The VEs may collect all necessary information in any
manner of their choosing, including creating their own forms.
(2) For a new club or military recreation station license grant, each
applicant must present all information required by the rules to an
amateur radio organization having tax-exempt status under section
501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 that provides voluntary,
uncompensated and unreimbursed services in providing club and military
recreation station call signs (“Club Station Call Sign Administrator”)
who must submit the information to the FCC in an electronic batch file.
The Club Station Call Sign Administrator may collect the information
required by these rules in any manner of their choosing, including
creating their own forms. The Club Station Call Sign Administrator must
retain the applicants information for at least 15 months and make it
available to the FCC upon request. The FCC will issue public
announcements listing the qualified organizations that have completed a
pilot autogrant batch filing project and are authorized to serve as a
Club Station Call Sign Administrator.
(c) No person shall obtain or attempt to obtain, or assist another
person to obtain or attempt to obtain, an amateur service license grant
by fraudulent means.
(d) One unique call sign will be shown on the license grant of each new
primary, club and military recreation station. The call sign will be
selected by the sequential call sign system. Effective February 14,
2011, no club station license grants will be issued to a licensee who
is shown as the license trustee on an existing club station license
[ 63 FR 68978 , Dec. 14, 1998, as amended at 64 FR 53242 , Oct. 1, 1999;
65 FR 6549 , Feb. 10, 2000; 75 FR 78170 , Dec. 15, 2010]
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