Rising Sun Member Forums

Rising Sun Member Forums (http://www.risingsun4x4club.org/forum2/index.php)
-   Ham & CB Radio Corner (http://www.risingsun4x4club.org/forum2/forumdisplay.php?f=20)
-   -   Transfering a Call Sign (http://www.risingsun4x4club.org/forum2/showthread.php?t=18260)

coax 07-26-2012 12:16 PM

Transfering a Call Sign
Does anyone know if there is information about transferring a call sign? Or if its even possible? I have been kicking around getting my license, and thought it would be cool to transfer over my grandfathers call sign. But for some reason I can't find any info on the FCC site? (I can start a new thread if necessary).


DaveInDenver 07-26-2012 12:23 PM

Yes, you can assume his old call sign assuming he has passed away or stopped renewing it and no one else has claimed it. Check the FCC website under the vanity call sign program. You as a relative do have a special access to the call sign (if for example you present a death certificate) but after a period of time it would become available to anyone.

Fishy 07-28-2012 08:51 AM

You could start here and make sure it still available...

Then this explains all the rest

Some callsigns (even vanity callsigns) are available only to certain classes of license holders and you'll have to obtain that specific class if his callsign is/was restricted. Good luck with your test and enjoy!

daveIT 07-29-2012 10:50 PM

These sites have info on that & how the whole process works...


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:03 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.