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Re: license privileges



On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 06:02:25PM -0600, Bruce Bostwick wrote:
> >The "tech
> >plus" licensees are now grandfathered up to "general" class privileges, with
> >access to the entire 10m band (plus all of 160, 30, 17, 12 meters and parts
> >of 80, 40, and 15 meters).
> 
> No, they're not.  The Tech Plus licensees are grandfathered in with 
> the same privileges they had on 4/14/2000, and Techs licensed after 
> that date that can show a CSCE for Element 1 also have those same 
> privileges.  You have to pass the 5 wpm test to get access to the N/T 
> subbands on 80/40/15/10.

Maybe he was confusing that with the ability of tech plus licensees who
were licensed prior to March 21, 1987 can upgrade to general class
without taking any further examinations (they have to apply through a
VEC with adequate proof that they meet the requirement).

-- 
Bob Nielsen, N7XY                          nielsen@oz.net
Bainbridge Island, WA                      http://www.oz.net/~nielsen
 
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