March 9 2007 License Numbers
On Mar 31, 11:57?am, "Dr.Ace" wrote:
wrote in message
These are the number of current,
unexpired FCC-issued amateur
radio licenses held by individuals
on the stated dates, and the
percentage of the total number
of active licenses that class contains.
The Changing Operating Classes
Over the past year the Technician class has increased at an average rate of
The Tech Plus class has decreased at an average rate of 27/day.
The Novice class has decreased at an average rate of 9/day.
The General class has increased at an average rate of 7/day.
The Advanced class has decreased at an average rate of 12/day.
The Extra class has increased at an average rate of 6/day.
Club Stations have increased at an average rate of 1/day.
The numbers you posted above are derived from the
hamdata.com website. Nothing wrong with that, of course,
but those numbers include licenses that are expired but
in the grace period.
The numbers I post are current/unexpired licenses. Here's a
comparison of the 361 days between April 2, 2006 and March 29,
2007, using the numbers of current, unexpired licenses
held by individuals on those dates:
(first number is April 2, 2006, second is March 29, 2007
Per-day changes are rounded to the nearest integer)
Novice: 25614 \ 22473 decrease of 3141 (~9 per day)
Technician: 278860 \ 288960 increase of 10100 (~28 per day)
Technician Plus: 40534 \ 29402 decrease of 11132 (~31 per day)
General: 133682 \ 136061 increase of 2379 (~7 per day)
Advanced: 72819 \ 68507 decrease of 4312 (~12 per day)
Extra: 107768 \ 109371 increase of 1603 (~4 per day)
Total all classes: 659107 \ 654774 decrease of 4333 (~12 per day)
73 de Jim, N2EY