UPDATE Ham radio class & test

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  1. emorth

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    Hey Bart, Jack is most certainly welcome.
     
  2. emorth

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    Sorry to hear, hope everyone feels better soon.
    You are on the list. I'm sure we will do it again sometime soon.
     
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    Looking forward to it. My wife and I are staying close to home ... for now. Just glad it's not the flu.

    Doug
     
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    If someone can make a copy of the practice tests and radio bands at the library I will pay you back. My printer ran out of ink.
     
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    Printing now.
    See ya
     
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    Add me to the list of 'not going to be able to make it'. Literally haven't had any free time to study with all the stuff I got going on. Changing that in 2018 because I really want to do things like the ham radio class. I'll make it for the next exam.
     
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    I’m on the way!
     
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    Thanks to Ed and supporting crew for putting this together! I truly appreciate the time and effort.

    Now we need to set up a time to figure out what units are good to purchase, get some hands on radio time, etc. I'd love to learn more on this subject and I'll bring the snacks and beer. :cheers:
     
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    So how many new HAM geeks do we have?
     
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    I think everyone passed!
    Even Jeff passed and he slept for an hour and a half when Ed was going over practice test questions.
     
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    Congrats to all the new Hamateurs!

    73s y'all. DE KD4VNL AR
     
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    It wasn’t sleeping. Deep meditation was a technique I perfected in college to improve information absorption. I did have the lowest class rank today, squeaking by with 26 correct out of 35. Passed without any margin to spare. BART got a perfect 35/35. Then again you know what they call the lowest ranking graduate of medical school? Doctor.

    Thx Ed, John and everyone who helped put the day together.
     
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    Everyone passed the technician test, Tim passed the technician and general tests. Congratulations! :clap:

    Thanks to Mitch and Jon for helping with the class & test.
     
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    Many thanks to Ed, Jon, and Mitch. I agree with learning about the tech available and what it does--I'm stupefied by the choices. Much homework needs to be done.
     
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    Thanks Ed and others!
     
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    Yes, thank you for all the efforts to make yesterday happen.

    @Ed: Would you consider putting together an information session covering HAM radio usage for off-roaders/overlanders?
    Covering topics from equipment to best practices.
     
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    Absolutely! Let’s do it.
    We can also cover the tips and tricks related to the installation of mobile radios. Some of the club members have expressed an interest in this.
    Sounds like a future tech day to me.
     
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    My thoughts exactly. I'll wait for that tech day before jumping at an impulse to purchase equipment...
     
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    Yeah, I noticed that also. :)
     
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