Just Passed my Technician class Amateur Radio Exam!!!

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by yah00z, Jul 24, 2006.

  1. yah00z macrumors regular

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    Yay for me! I am way stoked. I have been interested in radio communicaiton for several years. My friend gave me a handheld radio with a dead battery and no power cord. He told me if I got my license he would give me the radio and the charger, :) . This was on Saturday. Saturday night I took the practice exams on qrz.com for a couple hours. Went to take the exam Sunday morning at 9am and passed with flying colors. It's 35 questions, you can miss up to 9 and still pass, I missed two of them. I am very pleased with myself. Can't wait for the FCC to issue me my call sign!!! Sorry guys, just had to boast.


    Anyone else here a ham?
     
  2. d wade macrumors 65816

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  3. yah00z thread starter macrumors regular

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    Well

    If you knew what you could do with it, and you were interested in it, you might not have such a reaction. Sorry for being happy?
     
  4. gwuMACaddict macrumors 68040

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    don't be lame...

    yah00z, good job- i don't know much about radio, but have a friend who enjoys playing around with it a bit.
     
  5. Lyle macrumors 68000

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    Congratulations, yah00z! I used to be into amateur radio, but I never got above Novice level and I let my license expire several years ago now. My call sign was KB4QQE.

    P.S. Check out this thread from the past...
     
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  7. maestro55 macrumors 68030

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    Congratulations!!!!! That is great to hear. I have been a ham now for alittle over 5 years and I now hold the Extra class license. I am glad to hear that you took the first step in getting involved with amateur radio and I wish you the best of luck in exploring the various different things that you can do with amateur radio aswell as perhaps upgrading your license.

    73 de kd5owo
     

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