[AMRadio] Thread change/License Class


A.R.S. - W5AMI ars.w5ami at gmail.com
Fri Oct 13 14:18:32 EDT 2006


On 10/13/06, Todd, KA1KAQ <ka1kaq at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/13/06, Bob Maser <bmaser at tampabay.rr.com> wrote:

> > On that subject, I can't
> > understand why the Advanced hams don't go down and pass the Extra written
> > exam, especially since the code requirements have been eliminated.
>
> Perhaps because some who hold lesser licenses are proud of the fact
> that they got their Advanced license when the Advanced test was more
> difficult than even the Extra was. Or perhaps they'd like to pass the
> 20WPM before getting the give-away Extra of today, but lack the time.
> Could be any number of things. Or maybe they don't want to be
> associated with some perceived arrogance of having an Extra ticket?

Amen Todd.  I'm an Advanced and I feel no less than any of the 5 wpm
Extras of today for damned sure.  Besides, I can't remember the last
time I even operated in the Advanced sub-band on any band or mode.
I'll probably upgrade one day, however my work is enough for me right
now, trying to keep up with everything I need to do with it.

Hpe to see you on 75 soon Todd!

73
Brian



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