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Using an Itinerant Service for Licensure

tweiss3

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My application was approved! Huzzah! I may have made a mistake though, I limited to 5W, instead of 35W. I don't know how I didn't catch that throughout all my reviews.

What are my best courses of action? Can I just submit a quick update? Realistically, would anyone even know?

Thanks to everyone who provided invaluable feedback throughout this thread. It's been incredibly helpful!
You cannot have nationwide above A & east of C above 5W. You have 2 options:
1) Modify Location 1 to 35W and you will get the restriction "Location 1 Special Condition - Area of operation is restricted to south of Line A and/or west of Line C"
2) Leave Location 1 untouched and Add a Location 2, which is a duplicate of Location 1 but with 35W, and you will get the same special condition.

Both are a major modification and cost $105.
 

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You cannot have nationwide above A & east of C above 5W. You have 2 options:
1) Modify Location 1 to 35W and you will get the restriction "Location 1 Special Condition - Area of operation is restricted to south of Line A and/or west of Line C"
2) Leave Location 1 untouched and Add a Location 2, which is a duplicate of Location 1 but with 35W, and you will get the same special condition.

Both are a major modification and cost $105.
I will take that under advisement, I did scope my use back Continental US, from the Nationwide option (which makes sense, I won't be operating in HI, AK, PR, etc. in the foreseeable future). Appreciate it, very much.
 

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Submit a modification.



Anyone on the frequency who is getting interference due to the higher power would know.

Only if they looked up his license. Now, say he pays the extra cash and modifies the license: what difference is it going to make in practice?
 

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Only if they looked up his license. Now, say he pays the extra cash and modifies the license: what difference is it going to make in practice?
This was effectively what I was driving at but wasn't able to properly articulate myself. Considering the communication will be encrypted, there would be no easy identifiers (names, locations, addresses) to ease in the search. Sure, there could be a foxhunt, but communications are brief and meant to be brief and as a backup for cellular dead areas in roaming locations so I suspect that would be rather difficult, especially given that most itinerant frequencies are shared.

I want to be very clear, I am not intentionally looking to violate my shiny new license requirements, I am merely asking questions to better understand this crazy world where we need to pay our dear friends at the FCC money to use commonly shared frequencies that anyone can just buy pre-programed radios for and technically start using without going through all this hassle (similar to how big box stores sell GMRS).

At this point it may just be a moot topic.
 
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