[AMRadio] Average OP Age


Conor Farrell conor.farrell8 at mail.dcu.ie
Tue Jul 24 11:13:41 EDT 2007


I feel so young at 22!

On 24/07/07, cemilton at aol.com <cemilton at aol.com> wrote:
> I'm inclined to go along with the crowd on this one........... About
> all of the operators I know are 60+.  Myself included.
>
> And for the memories of the FCC examiner.............. I took my First
> Phone Commercial test at the old Federal Court House in Miami in 1963.
> Now that (and the Second Class element) was a test.  Drove down from
> Sarasota the night before the test and was plenty wrung out for the
> drive home afterward.
>
> I recall that the only way of knowing if you passed was to wait for the
> letter from the FCC.  When I opened that envelope and saw that First
> Class Ticket it had to have been one of the better days of my life.  HI
> Hi
>
> 73 all
>
> W4MIL
> Chuck
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob <w4wsz at embarqmail.com>
> To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 10:07 am
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Average OP Age
>
> Happy birthday John, I am sure you remember what it was like to sit in
> front
> of the FCC examiner.....
>
>
> I took the exam for the First Phone Commercial the same way....what a
> bugger
>
>
> 73,
>
> Bob, W4WSZ
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <W4AWM at aol.com>
>
> To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
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> Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2007 9:42 AM
>
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Average OP Age
>
>
>
> >I am right behind you, Bob.  I turned 70 on Sunday and have been
> licensed
>
> > continuously since 1953.
>
> >
>
> > 73,
>
> >
>
> > John,  W4AWM
>
> >
>
> >
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