|A club station license allows members of an amateur radio club to have a
station operating under a club call sign. The license is granted only to
the trustee of the club. It conveys no operating privileges. To be granted
a club station license, a club must have:
• A name
• A document of organization containing the purpose devoted to amateur service activities consistent with Part 97 Rules including having tax-exempt status under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, bylaws, charter, etc
• Management , list of current officers
• A primary purpose devoted to amateur service activities consistent with the FCC Rules
• At least four persons
• A license trustee designated by an officer of the club
• Trustee must hold an Amateur Extra, Advanced, General, Technician Plus or Technician Class operator license grant.
(See Section 97.5(b)(2) of the FCC Rules)
Obtaining a Club Station License
A club may apply for a club station license grant by filing with a Club Station Call Sign Administrator (CSCSA) , an amateur radio organization that has agreed to provide voluntary, uncompensated and un reimbursed services for processing applications.
If you are an amateur radio operator and would like to obtain a club station license download our Club Station Application here:
Club Station Application PDF
Fill out, sign and return the application to us with a copy of the station license of the trustee for processing. Please be prepared to provide copies of the organizational documents (listed above), as required by FCC rule. If you are making application for a change of trustee, change of address, or change in the name of the club, we require that supporting documentation be submitted reflecting that change. This can be minutes from a club meeting or BOD meeting where the change was voted on or approved for action on the club station license.