Wednesday, July 24, 2013

No T for You

Whenever you see a 0 (zero) used in the wording of a vanity license plate, it means the plate belongs to an amateur radio operator, and the plate is the person's call sign.

Recently, I saw this call on a plate:

Minnesota license plate that reads AB0RS
It's a well-known fact that states won't issue vanity plates with messages that could be considered offensive, and also that they screen out three-letter combinations in their standard plates that could be read as offensive, such as FAT.

This ham radio operator's call is one that probably wouldn't be issued, if it were up to the state. I wonder how the owner feels about it?

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