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July Business Meeting Zoom Invitations Available By Request

If you would like to participate in the July RRRA Business Meeting through Zoom please send your name and call sign to

Invitations are limited to active RRRA members and invited guests.

FCC Legacy Cores System to Be Retired

On July 7, 2022, ARRL News reported on the impending retirement of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) legacy COmmission REgistration System (CORES) on July 15, 2022.

This system change is important to radio amateurs because CORES is where we pay the recently instated application fees.

FCC Application Fee Will Not Apply to License Upgrades

On April 4, 2022, ARRL News reported:

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) staff has clarified in response to an ARRL request that the new $35 application fee will not apply to most license modifications, including those to upgrade anamateur radio licensee’s operator class and changes to club station trustees. The FCC staff explained that the new fees will apply only to applications for a new license, renewal, rule waiver, or a new vanity call sign. As previously announced, the new fees take effect on April 19, 2022.