Ham License

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Ham License

Post by MicroRem » Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:46 pm

If you have ever wondered about getting a Ham license, I must say it was easier than I thought. After putting it off for forty or so years I finally decided to do it. Hooked up with the local Amateur Radio Club and took a free class. Studied using an App on my smartphone and passed my Technician and General on the same day. My advice: If you think you might be interested, take a class and study a bit, and I bet you will do well. A lot of the questions are on ohms law figuring power consumption, reading schematics, things like that. Plus the rules and such, of course. I guess I gotta put up a big tower now!
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Re: Ham License

Post by CeaSaR » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:42 am

Congrats!

Guess I need to dig out my dear departed Uncle's old Hallicrafters and see what I can hear. :)
Hey, what do I know?

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Re: Ham License

Post by Janitor Tzap » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:51 am

Good for you Tom! :smile:

Now you can work on getting that Kenwood Transceiver fully functional, and start squawking to others.


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Re: Ham License

Post by MicroRem » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:10 am

Thanks Gents! That's the plan. I did get it powered up and could hear static, then kind of set it aside for what was supposed to be two weeks.... and then life got in the way!

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Tom

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