ARRL Board Explores Entry-Level License Options, Ways to Face Future Challenges

The committee suggested expanded digital access on 80, 40, and 15 meters, where Technicians already have CW access, as well as the addition of Technician phone privileges on those bands.

It seems to me that whenever the conversation is about “growing the amateur service” those devoid of any real solutions always turn to tinkering with licensing, as though there’s some stone left unturned, or some magic genie whose bottle we haven’t yet rubbed.