Although you can search other databases, the one maintained by the FCC is the one that really counts. Click the Amateur link in the Service Specific Search column in the middle of the page. In the Licensee section, enter your last name and zip code in the appropriate boxes. It may take a few seconds for your request to be processed and the search result to appear.
Call signs in the United States
Amateur radio call signs - Wikipedia
Jump to navigation. A unique call sign is assigned to each amateur station during the processing of its license applications. Each new call sign is assigned sequentially using the sequential call sign system, which is based on the alphabetized regional-group list for the licensee's operator class and mailing address. The station is reassigned its same call sign upon renewal or modification of its license, unless the licensee applies for a change to a new sequentially assigned or vanity call sign on FCC Form The vanity call sign system offers you the opportunity to request a specific call sign for your primary station and for your club station.
Amateur radio call signs
They consist of from 3 to 9 letters and digits, with their composition determined by a station's service category. AM, FM, TV and shortwave broadcasting stations can request their own call letters, as long as they are unique. The FCC policy covering broadcasting stations limits them to call signs that start with a "K" or a "W", with "K" call signs generally reserved for stations west of the Mississippi River, and "W" limited to stations east of the river. Amateur stations can receive call signs starting with all of the letters "A", "K", "N" and "W". Historically prefixes beginning with "A" have been exclusively assigned to U.
Forgot Password? The FCC offers amateur licensees the opportunity to request a specific call sign for a primary station and for a club station. A call sign is selected by the FCC from a list of call signs requested by the licensee or license trustee.