Any HAMs?

Discussion in 'Hobbies and Special Interests' started by KentuckyMason, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. KentuckyMason

    KentuckyMason Registered User

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    I held a Technician No code class license that expired many years ago. My callsign was KG4EVV. I still have a 2m hand held Yaesu and a few other 2m/440 rigs. Anyway, been toying with the idea of getting a new license. I haven't really looked into it a whole lot yet. Definitely would need to study up again.

    Anyway, any active HAMS in this group?
     
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  2. Odur

    Odur Registered User

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    I'm not very active, but I have a licens. My callsign is SM6ZCU
     
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  3. Jon WX5NCO

    Jon WX5NCO Registered User

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    CQ CQ CQ DE WX5NCO IN EM26 (Tulsa, OK)
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  4. Odur

    Odur Registered User

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    I'm at JO67LS
     
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  5. WX2CIB

    WX2CIB Registered User

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    WX2CIB

    Bro. Dave Pechey
    Senior Steward
    Philadelphia Lodge No 916
    Philadelphia, NY
     
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  6. Hancock

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    Right now, I'm moving my station and only have V/UHF. This spring I'll have HF back up. Does anybody here work digital modes or 2 meter SSB?
     
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  7. Hancock

    Hancock Registered User

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    I have some study guides if you want them. How long age did your license expire? If it's less than 2 years, you can still renew.
     
  8. Hancock

    Hancock Registered User

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    Based on your call sign, I'm guessing you have worn out more than one pair of boots.
     
  9. WX2CIB

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    That would be correct sir! Eight years active duty at Fort Drum, NY. Deployed three times, Afghanistan 2003-04, Iraq 2005-06 and 2007-08.

    Bro. Dave Pechey
    Senior Steward
    Philadelphia Lodge No 916
    Philadelphia, NY
     
  10. Hancock

    Hancock Registered User

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    I thought so! I was an O5B with the 552nd Field Artillery.
     
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  11. Jim Licquia

    Jim Licquia Registered User

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    AC9SF

    Active Ham. DX and local 2 meter, D-Star etc. QRP with KX2 and KX3. Icom 7610 and 9700.

    Entered Technician 2/2017
    Passed to General 3/2017
    Raised to the Sublime Level of Amateur Extra 3/2018.


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  12. Winter

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    I was studying for my Technician last year but got busy. I should finish that. It looks fun.
     
  13. Jim Licquia

    Jim Licquia Registered User

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    Go for it. The Technician Exam is 35 questions, multiple choice. There are a number of places on the internet where you can take free practice exams. If you need any further information let me know.

    Jim Licquia, AC9SF
    Certified Volunteer Examiner


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  14. Jim Licquia

    Jim Licquia Registered User

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    Yes, I work FT-8 on the 6, 20 and 40 meter bands. With my new Icom 9700, I am about to try SSB on 2 meters and maybe satellite as well, although my end fed my J-Pole antenna may not work well with that. Also going to try FT-8 on 2 meters.

    73

    Jim Licquia, AC9SF
    Champaign, IL


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