Get Your Own HAM CALL SIGN!
The quickest, easiest, and inexpensive way is to memorize the VEs'
questions and the VECs' answers in BE Informed No. 2.9.1 W3BE's NOTES - Get Your Call Sign.
Take/retake the free on-line practice examinations until you pass consistently. Then visit a VE session for a license examination.
the Rules - Heed the Rules!
Our ham radio is an internationally recognized hobby. It is comprised of millions of amateur
operators worldwide who must know how to cause or allow their amateur stations to transmit properly. We utilize electromagnetic
radiation technology that knows no political borders. We are, consequently, subject to wide ranging domestic and international
regulation. A working knowledge of the relevant rules is essential to not endangering ourselves, our families, or our neighbors;
and to not disrupting other radio communications.
What are the penalties for violating the rules?
(a) If the FCC finds that you have willfully
or repeatedly violated the Communications Act or the FCC Rules, you may have to pay as much as $10,000 for each violation, up to a total of $75,000. (See Section 503(b) of the Communications
(b) If the FCC finds that you have violated any section of the Communications Act or the FCC Rules, you may be ordered to
stop whatever action caused the violation. (See Section 312(b) of the Communications Act.)
(c) If a Federal court finds that you have
willfully and knowingly violated any FCC Rule, you may be fined up to $500 for each day you committed the violation. (See
Section 502 of the Communications Act.)
(d) If a Federal court finds that you have willfully and knowingly violated any provision of
the Communications Act, you may be fined up to $10,000, or you may be imprisoned for one year, or both. (See Section 501 of
the Communications Act.)
[48 FR 24890, June 3, 1983, as amended at 57 FR 40343, Sept. 3, 1992]
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