Originally Posted by dons2346
"Do they still test and require Morse Code?"
Nope. They really dumbed down the requirements but some of the questions are still out of the dark ages.
"What if you operate a ham radio setup without a license?"
One, it is against the law. If and when you get caught, you stand the chance of a hefty fine. Also you would need a call sign and with the technology now days, ......
Wow, glorified CB I guess! My FCC General was the last test without any transistor theory in 1967. It was tubes, oscillators all that good stuff.
I had my 13 wpm then, later the W1AW 15 wpm and when I got to 20 wpm I was going for my amateur extra BUT I moved into an apt in college....let my license lapse...regret it now.
WA8WKX is gone.