In the past few days, more than 1000 call signs have been removed from the register at the Telecom Agency. PI4RAZ writes this on its website. The probable cause is a combination of cancellation and non-payment. This means that the number of active call signs has changed in a week from 13,254 active amateurs to 12,188. An astonishing difference.
Maybe many hams don’t like FT8 85% of the hams is active with that mode. 2 meter and 70 cm are practically abandoned. Only in the weekends there is more activity on HF due to contesting. But if you don’t like contesting, maybe you give up your license. Or going back to CB radio (27 MHz)Source: https://hamnieuws.nl/meer-dan-1000-vergunningen-ingetrokken/