The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) retired the Legacy version of its COmmission REgistration System (CORES) on July 15, 2022. CORES is the FCC’s public-facing database that enables and tracks certain types of FCC and FCC applicant actions, including amateur radio applications and licenses. Its implementation has enabled routine amateur applications and licenses to be issued overnight instead of over weeks, as was the case with earlier methods. The updated version of CORES is now available.
Prior to 2019 the only requirement to be a member of ARES was holding an amateur radio license and the desire to help in an […]
73!– Stuart K7PWS Copied from email sent by Stuart Thorpe
Amateur Radio operators tend to avoid politics like the plague … in fact, many of us who teach technician classes will suggest, in our classes, that polite operators do not discuss religion, politics, and other “controversial” topics… but perhaps this is not entirely good operating practice.