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Offline k0tet

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Solution: Uploading FCC License (pdf)
« on: May 04, 2018, 09:41:49 am »
The official pdf license from the FCC is restricted to printing only.  Uploading to remotehams.com fails quietly.  That drove me crazy for a little bit.  The pdf has password protection so changing the restriction isn't possible.

The workaround:
Print the PDF with the "Microsoft XPS Document Writer".  Then open the .xps file using Adobe PDF, CutePDF Writer , or some other pdf printer.
BTW, directly printing the FCC pdf via CutePDF Writer didn't work.

Alternatively you can print the pdf  to paper and scan it in again to a PDF if you have a multi function printer/scanner.

I think some people took photos of the printed license, which works too.