The number of unexpired amateur radio licenses in the United States was 733,594 in November 2015, an annual growth rate of 1.05% and five year growth rate of 4.52%.
If this growth trend continues, the number of licensed amateur radio operators in the United States will reach 750,000 by 2017.
Nearly half of all US licensees hold the Technician license (49.4%), followed by General (23.5%), Amateur Extra (19.0%), Advanced (6.6%), and Novice (1.5%)…..READ MORE
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New Technician HF Privileges Defined: ARRL board accepts final recommendations of the Band Planning Committee
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