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Rockntoy

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Passed both the Technical and the General.
« on: February 21, 2012, 08:45:33 PM »
Just finished up testing and passed the technician with 0 misses and only missed 6 in the General. Plus the club I tested with gave me a free years membership. I want to thank AA for the story that got me going and to everyone that started this site. It rocks. I only started studying when this site first started so if I can do it what are your excuses. LOL  :) :) :)
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Re: Passed both the Technical and the General.
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2012, 08:46:35 PM »
YEA!!! Congrats!!

What did you use to study?
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Re: Passed both the Technical and the General.
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2012, 09:03:25 PM »
Bought into the hamtest web site for the Technical and studied it til I knew it front to back and upside down and then used the QRZ. website to study the general stuff till I was making on average 90% or so on their exams. Studied the question and then the correct answer only. Got to where I knew the what the questions was just by looking at the answers first. Kinda like Jeperdy I quess.
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Re: Passed both the Technical and the General.
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2012, 09:28:05 PM »
Yea now time to get on the air to let the real learning begin!
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Re: Passed both the Technical and the General.
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2012, 09:32:08 PM »
Thats is what I told the wife. Its only a license to learn. But now I can start drooling over radios and all the bell and whistles that is needed.Time to start getting those magazines and dream catalogs coming.
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Re: Passed both the Technical and the General.
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2012, 09:32:47 PM »
www.elecraft.com

don't buy from the japs... Build an American model!!
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Re: Passed both the Technical and the General.
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2012, 09:42:14 PM »
I figured they all are made in a foreign country somewhere. What are the name brands made in the US. They will get first nod if I can afford them. That is what sucks is the foreign junk is usally cheaper but you get what you pay for.
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Re: Passed both the Technical and the General.
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2012, 09:54:11 PM »
The more I learn, the less I know.

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Re: Passed both the Technical and the General.
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2012, 11:11:02 PM »
Screw him.  Buy a real radio, one that is from our friends,  even if you have to have it built by someone else.
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Re: Passed both the Technical and the General.
« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2012, 01:03:17 AM »
Congrats on the double-pass, I'm shooting for the same.  Have only had my books a short time.

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Re: Passed both the Technical and the General.
« Reply #10 on: February 22, 2012, 08:48:24 AM »
Good Job, I am working on my General. 

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Re: Passed both the Technical and the General.
« Reply #11 on: February 22, 2012, 06:23:27 PM »
Thanks from all. Now I get to work on the extra rating. Might take a while for it, has a lot of questions that are possible on that test.
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Re: Passed both the Technical and the General.
« Reply #12 on: February 22, 2012, 06:29:22 PM »
700 brutual questions.......
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Re: Passed both the Technical and the General.
« Reply #13 on: February 29, 2012, 02:00:32 PM »
Rockntoy

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