[AMRadio] Going to give it the old College try


RICHARD GEORGE k6kwq at msn.com
Wed May 7 12:40:54 EDT 2008


Bob I took the tech test in 1967, it was 3 times harder then the extra test 
I took in 2000.

K6KWQ Dick
 Amps by "MORE POWER"


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Macklin" <macklinbob at msn.com>
To: "AM Radio List" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2008 9:37 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Going to give it the old College try


> I read through the Extra question pool twice and found I could answer 
> about
> 80% of the questions. So I went and took the test.
>
> Out of the 50 questions I got 40 right. Of the 10 I missed there were 5 I
> did not even answer.
>
> So I did get 80% right on the first try.
>
> I got my first ticket (KN5MYJ/K5MYJ) in 1957. And the General exam in 1957
> was more difficult than the current Extra exam. The stuff I think I missed
> on was the Satellite related stuff. And there is too much DIGITAL BS!
>
> Bob Macklin
> K5MYJ
> Seattle, Wa,
> "Real Radios Glow in the Dark"
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "rbethman" <rbethman at comcast.net>
> To: "AM Radio List" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2008 6:14 AM
> Subject: [AMRadio] Going to give it the old College try
>
>
> > Grumble.  The Manassas Hamfest is June 8.
> >
> > I'm going to study my rump off to get my Extra - WITHOUT - memorizing
> > the question pool.
> >
> > I want to do it the RIGHT way!
> >
> > Bob - N0DGN
> >
> > -- 
> > Bob Bethman/NØDGN/BC-610/Northern Radio
> > SP-600 Manassas, VA - MultiBand Dipoles
> >
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