Delta Amateur Radio Club
FCC License Renewal Information

Is your FCC Amateur Radio License about to expire?  Want to save time and a stamp when renewing your license?  You can now renew your license "on-line" at https://www.fcc.gov/wireless/bureau-divisions/mobility-division/amateur-radio-service

To file online you must have a Federal Registration Number (FRN).  It appears on your FCC license at the bottom of the wallet-size license.  If you need to register with CORES, go to https://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/coresWeb/publicHome.do


  1. Go to https://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsEntry/licManager/login.jsp
  2. Enter your FCC Federal Registration Number (FRN) and Password
    1. If you do not know your FRN, go to Search box and click on License

Click on Amateur; Enter your callsign in Callsign box;
Your FRN is in center of page after your name
(If you do not know your Password, click on Contact Tech Support after Forgot your Password)

  1. In When My Licenses screen comes up, Clink on Now in the green line reading “Change your paper authorization preferences here, or download your official electronic authorizations now”
  2. In Under Download Authorizations screen, highlight your callsign in the My Authorization area at the bottom left.
  3. Click on ADD to right of the highlighted callsign.
  4. Highlight your callsign in Authorization to Download and then click on Download on bottom right of screen.
  5. If pop-ups are blocked, click on Allow One
  6. Click Open at bottom.
  7. Print your License.

For technical assistance, call the FCC Technical Support Group at 202-414-1250. Other general information may be obtained from the FCC's National Call Center at 888-225-5322 (CALL-FCC).

This information has been provided to you as a service to radio amateurs by the Delta Amateur Radio Club.  The club accepts no responsibility for the success or failure of this renewal process.  We are simply passing on information, exactly as transmitted, in the W1AW bulletin shown above.