We recently had a local couple move to Australia.
I noted that there were new provisions for visiting operators to get
licenses during their visit, so I got curious as to what Australians pay for
their regular Amateur License fees and was SHOCKED!
This couple, one of whom is disabled, will pay $122 ($AUD) PER YEAR to keep
I love SOCIALISTS - NOT! You wonder why youth and other folks don't get
involved in the hobby or EMCOMM within it, and why their pool of Amateurs is
disproportionately smaller than here? I'm not picking on Australia alone,
as there are lots of other countries that use spectrum users of all types as
sources of income.
It's really sad to see.
BTW: Did you notice that $23 of the $61 are TAXES ON FEES PAID A
SO THEY TAX TAXES?
Gosh, at this rate we'll be taxing the air.oh wait, they already want to do
that to ward off "global warming". I guess those fees will go to building
the earth a heat shield? Oh my! If they screw that up, we'll be right back
to the 1970's era concern over global freezing, but it will still be all
Have a nice day!
Gordon Beattie, W2TTT
Apparatus Licence Fee Calculator
any amateur option
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