Amateur Radio Callsigns Explained

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Prospective hams and even new amateur radio operators experience a bit of confusion when it comes to call signs. There seems to be an endless variety and variability‚ and for some‚ they just don’t make any sense at all. But call signs are vital and once you are licensed they become your on air identity.

 
 
Amateur Radio Call Sign System: https://www.fcc.gov/amateur-call-sign-systems
 
Vanity Call Sign Program: https://www.fcc.gov/wireless/bureau-divisions/mobility-division/amateur-radio-service/vanity-faq