Amateur Radio Operator
Amateur Radio Operator plates are available in your FCC call sign. These special plates are allowed provided the vehicle bearing the plates is not over nine thousand pounds (9,000 lbs.) GVW. Please fill out the Amateur Radio Operator application and send it to the Cranston DMV Plate Room along with your valid and current FCC license. Normal registration fees apply.
Vehicle must be at least 25 years old and used only for exhibitions, parades, car club activities, etc. No inspection is required.
Motor vehicles powered in whole or in part by a storage battery are eligible for this plate. The vehicle must have its fuel type listed as Electric (E) or Hybrid (X) when it is registered. It is not mandatory to have this plate on this type of vehicle but is encouraged for the safety of First Responders.
You need to bring in the bill(s) of sale. You must bring in photos of the vehicle: front, sides, rear, and interior. Your application is subject to approval by the DMV's Enforcement Office.
You must have a letter certified by the chief of the fire department stating that you are currently a member of that department with at least one year of active service or retired under honorable conditions.