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Old FCC CB License?

CyberWarrior

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Thanks,I think I'm blushing. Glad to help out.

I don't want to make another thread over this question.

Is there anyone out there,that can help me find the wiring,for a super sidekick to a 980SSB?

I'm about to go postal on this mike
 
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w0fg

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I was KNH-8207 back in the mid 60s. My boss was KGI-4997. I have no idea what ever happened to my paper license, or what happened to him for that matter!
 

handsomeone

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CB License

I was KNH-8207 back in the mid 60s. My boss was KGI-4997. I have no idea what ever happened to my paper license, or what happened to him for that matter!
I have my original Citizens Radio Station Licence from Effective 08-22-75 Expiration 08-22-80
and a Clean , never filled out, Application For Station License in The CB or R/C Service
Form Approved GAO No.B-180227 (R0102)

Don't know why i kept it ? But nice to have :)
 

TheSpaceMann

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I have my original Citizens Radio Station Licence from Effective 08-22-75 Expiration 08-22-80
and a Clean , never filled out, Application For Station License in The CB or R/C Service
Form Approved GAO No.B-180227 (R0102)

Don't know why i kept it ? But nice to have :)
Nice! Would be interesting to see that old application! :)
 

brucewarming

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CB

OK, Very old thread, But being I just renewed my licence I got thinking on this. My father had a CB call sign KPF0899 I then got one for myself, But, I remember his but not mine.. It was a class D if I'm not mistaken?
 

TheSpaceMann

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OK, Very old thread, But being I just renewed my licence I got thinking on this. My father had a CB call sign KPF0899 I then got one for myself, But, I remember his but not mine.. It was a class D if I'm not mistaken?
It sounds like a CB Call sign from the mid to late '60s.
 

K7MH

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Yes! The first CB call signs issued began with a number.
They had to stop using that format as the callsign blocks were not allocated to the USA. I guess the FCC had not given that much thought. Too funny!
 

TheSpaceMann

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They had to stop using that format as the callsign blocks were not allocated to the USA. I guess the FCC had not given that much thought. Too funny!
Yeah, and they also put CB on 11 meters without giving it much thought! They forgot about skip!!! ;)
 

JPSan

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18QA0548

Early 60's .....Chicago southern suburbs....18QA0548....

Started with International Crystal tube base station with matching meter / speaker. Base antenna was a Mark products 28 foot vertical that looked like a Phelps Dodge Super Station Master, weighed a lot and worked like gang busters. It was mounted alongside of ou r2 story apartment building on well casing pipe from a ground mounted plate to above the peak of the roof. Back then "shooting skip" was very taboo. But that "stock ICM Executive received many long distance "inquiries". Received one warning letter from the FCC in 63.

Also had a similiar ICM Executive as a mobile. !02" stainless steel whip on a Motorola Ball mount and spring.
 

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N6IQ

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CB callsign

I got a CB license in the early 1970s. My assigned call was KGV2001. I did not use it a lot. Most of us in the area I resided used nicknames. Mine was WITCH DOCTOR. When we had lots sunspots the activity was wild. Never used an amplifier but knew people who did.

I still monitor CHANNEL 9 on occasion on the holiday weekends.

73 de DOC N6IQ
 

kt4qd

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Funny stuff. I recall I had to get a radio license back in 1973 when I started flying. What that accomplished for the public good escapes me.


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RFI-EMI-GUY

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Does the FCC ever recycle those old callsigns like KAB1234 etc? I looked my old one up and it has never been reassigned to anything. Maybe I could get a vanity license for GMRS and bring it back?
 
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