Making the time to learn morse code was always a problem for me and I was therefore never able to upgrade to the “General Class” Amateur Radio License. That license is the one you need to work the world effectively. Well, it looks like my lucky year.
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End of an Era: FCC to Drop Morse Testing for All Amateur License Classes
NEWINGTON, CT, In an historic move, the FCC has acted to drop the Morse code requirement for all Amateur Radio license classes. The Commission today adopted, but hasn’t yet released, the long-awaited Report and Order (R&O) in WT Docket 05-235, the “Morse code”