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KM6CCQ Introduction

Discussion in 'Scrap Radio (So Cal Radio Amateur Project) Club' started by KM6CCQ, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. KM6CCQ

    KM6CCQ New Member

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    Hey everyone not sure if this forum is still very active but I figured I'd introduce myself. I'm a new ham in Long Beach, CA and just got my tech license a few days ago. A few of my main hobbies include hiking, camping, shooting, and playing golf among other things and after listening to you guys chat on the repeater it seems like a neat place for like minds to hang out. After all my hobbies, I figured I'd get started in ham radio for fun and preparedness.

    Currently, i own a Baofeng UV-82 handheld and I seem to be coming into the repeater fine (feel free to tell me my audio sucks and i'll try to get into a better position). I've been working a fair bit of the local repeaters in the socal area and I'm surprised what this little radio can do. I'm in the 2nd floor of an apartment facing most repeaters so that probably helps too.

    If I sound young on the radio its probably because I am...I'm 23 and finished college with a degree in biomedical engineering. The more contacts I have on the radio the more I see that there's not a whole lot of interest in it for young folks but that doesn't really bother me. Hopefully I can introduce ham radio to some of my friends and get them interested in it as well.

    73s to everyone.



    Kent Mayzel
    KM6CCQ
     
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  2. DainBramage

    DainBramage Well-Known Member

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    HI kent, welcome to da forum.

    actually, at times it is pretty active on here, it just depends (not a "medical" pun):D

    Wow, haven't been to long beach on quite a while, used to have pretty good times on "the PIKE" ,but that is all gone now
    [​IMG]
    jim
     
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  3. KM6CCQ

    KM6CCQ New Member

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    Haha nice one. :ROFLMAO:

    I wish the pike still looked like that. I think the only thing that's left is the Ferris wheel. Do you hang out on the scrapper repeater or any other socal repeaters and what's your call sign? I'll have to listen for you on the air.
    Thanks for the welcome.

    KM6CCQ
     

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