Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip

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Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip

This patch is worn right sleeve of the uniform, below the U.S. flag and any patrol/den emblem or unit awards.
Created:February 15, 2013
Level:All levels, youth and adult


The Amateur Radio Service is a voluntary, non-commercial, communication service; it may be used by qualified persons of any age who are interested in radio technique with a personal aim and without pecuniary interest.
— Federal Communications Commission

Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip requirements

  1. Be a registered youth or adult member with a valid amateur radio operator license, of any class, issued by the Federal Communications Commission.[Note 1]

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A General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) license is not an Amateur Radio Service license and does not fulfill the requirement for this award. Only current Technician-, Technician Plus-, General-, and Extra-class (including, any grandfathered Novice- and Advanced-class) Amateur Radio Service licensees are valid.

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