A controversial FCC proposal to charge a fee for Amateur Radio Licenses is now open for public comment.

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ARLB021 FCC Application Fee Proposal Proceeding is Open for Comments

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ARRL Bulletin 21  ARLB021
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  September 3, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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ARLB021 FCC Application Fee Proposal Proceeding is Open for Comments

Comments are being accepted on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
(NPRM) in MD Docket 20-270, which proposes application fees for
radio amateurs. Formal deadlines for comments and reply comments
will be determined once the NPRM appears in the Federal Register.
Comments may be filed now, however, by using the FCC’s Electronic
Comment Filing System (ECFS), located at,
https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings , and posting to MD Docket No.
20-270. The docket is already open for accepting comments, even
though deadlines have not yet been set.

The NPRM can be found online in PDF format at,
https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/FCC-20-116A1.pdf .
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