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Took my general class exams...

Discussion in 'General Ham Radio Discussion' started by Singularity35, Nov 29, 2015.

  1. Singularity35

    Singularity35 DU7DVE

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    A year after getting my tech, I finally took my general class exams. I'm keeping my fingers crossed for the results which in our neck of the woods will take a month. I'd like to pass in on the first try since exams are only once a year in our place. I hope to pass so I can operate on 20 meters. :D


     
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  2. Tallman

    Tallman W9WDX Amateur Radio Member, KW4YJ EXTRA class

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    Congratulations! Hope to talk to you on the air some day.
     
  3. Atlasta

    Atlasta Well-Known Member

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    Congrats! You are gonna LOVE HF!
     
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    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Congrats! Look forward to working you sometime.
     
  5. binrat

    binrat WDX Club Coordinator
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    Well hurry up,maybe in time for the next forum HF contest. ;)
     
  6. Singularity35

    Singularity35 DU7DVE

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    I've actually been on 40 and 15 meters since I got my tech(our equivalent) which are the HF privileges for tech here.

    Thanks a lot guys, and yes, I would love to have you all on my log someday. :)
     
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    wavrider W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Good luck and sure you did great on the exam(y)(y)(y)
    Look forward to working you on the hf bands
     
  8. BJ radionut

    BJ radionut Supporting Member and 6m addict

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    Like wise CONGRATS...Looking forward to meeting you "IN the Air"
    All the Best
    Gary/W9FNB
     
  9. Bearcat

    Bearcat Active Member

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    How long did you study? I'm on week 2 and can't seem to get past 55-60%!!
     
  10. Road Squawker

    Road Squawker Sr. Member

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    I don't think many people have a lot of knowledge about the difference between the way the FCC or the RAC regulates and conducts exams, as compared to your NTC.

    There is a LOT of math in your exams, and as you say, they are not proctored/available with the frequency they are here.

    you might want to try 7.177 when the band is open to N America
     
  11. 2RT307

    2RT307 Sr. Member

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    Best of luck, and I hope you pass. I'm still kicking myself for waiting so long to get Tech, then General. Best thing I ever did!

    73,
    Brett
     
  12. Singularity35

    Singularity35 DU7DVE

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    I've actually worked WE6DX, Billy from San Diego on 7.177. That was with my full size dipole though. I wasn't able to join the group last night but they're saying now that propagation to N America was fair last night.

    Our local ragchew group hangs out at 7.173 so we can just slide up without retuning. :)
     
  13. Road Squawker

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    I also worked Billy this morning,.... of course, he is a LOT closer to me than he is to you.:D

    funny, I also hang out on 7.173, we do digital SSTV on that freq here.
     
  14. Singularity35

    Singularity35 DU7DVE

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    I wonder what Billy runs...sometimes I get him 10db here.
     
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