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    UPDATE ON FCC APPLICATION FEES: On March 19th, 2021, the new fee schedule has been published in the Federal Register. The effective date for the reduction to $35 for GMRS and other changes will be April 19th, 2021. The FCC first has to notify Congress and make changes to their website and procedures. For this reason, the date could be extended.

    Updated 03-21-2021 at 10:14 AM by WQUZ645

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  2. Member News

    
    On December 23rd, the FCC adopted changes to it’s proposal for license fees. The approved fee for new and renewal GMRS applications will be $35. Initially, they proposed a $50 fee. This means GMRS fees have been reduced from $70 to $35. This should result in additional reasons for those who don’t want to pay an FCC fee to do so.

    Amateur applications will be increased from no fee to $35.

    The rule change should be in effect 30 days after the publication ...
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  3. Podcast February 2020

  4. Part 90 Radios Are Allowed On GMRS Per FCC

    Here is the link to a document by the FCC:
    https://transition.fcc.gov/oet/ea/pr...ling-r1-TH.pdf

    In it there is the question of if GMRS is allowed to use Part 90 radios.
    In the Notes section of the document:
    Per n149 of FCC 17-57, the preceding serves to “clarify” the preceding/replaced 95.655(a):
    – n149 Several commenters are concerned that the proposal to prohibit combination radios would prevent GMRS licensees
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  5. Podcast February, 2019

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