[AMRadio] Average OP Age was BA Tr FS

Jim Wilhite w5jo at brightok.net
Mon Jul 23 15:09:38 EDT 2007

You are right Brett.  It seems as if the test is now geared 
to operating rather than understanding the basics of 
electronics.  Not much more than recognizing a symbol on a 


> All my homebrew stuff uses radio shack meters
> and home made shunts.
> To calibrate them, I use a variac and a dmm and get the
> meters to read the same up to 1000 volts (what the DMM 
> does).
> I been looking at the extra class test, I can homebrew a 
> station and
> an antenna, but cant pass that test, lots of stuff about 
> modes I never
> heard of, digital stuff, satellite stuff, vhf stuff, etc.
> YUK!
> Brett

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