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Amateur Radio Complaints

Amateur radio complaints should be as specific as possible, citing dates, times, and frequencies on which alleged violations occurred. Complaints should also include a name and telephone number where the complainant can be reached for further details, if necessary. Please submit your complaints/concerns regarding amateur radio to the Commission's on-line complaint system. The appropriate form for your complaint can be found here: https://esupport.fcc.gov/ccmsforms/form2000.action?form_type=2000F

Willful or Malicious Interference Complaints

Section 97.101(d) of the Commission's Rules prohibits amateur operators from willfully or maliciously interfering with or causing interference to any radio communication or signal. 47 C.F.R. § 97.101(d).

The Spectrum Enforcement Division, in conjunction with the Regional and Field Offices, is responsible for responding to complaints of willful and/or malicious interference (sometimes called ``jamming'') among amateur radio service licensees.

Amateur radio service licensees wishing to file complaints alleging willful and/or malicious interference to other amateur radio service operations should follow the complaint process discussed above. Parties desiring further information may call: 1-888-225-5322

This page last revised September 10, 2014.
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