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Ham Study
« on: July 20, 2016, 05:55:37 PM »
There use to be a YouTube channel HAM test prep, but it no longer seems to exist. Do you know of any other video based learning courses? I would like get this knocked out by EOY.
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Re: Ham Study
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2016, 01:06:03 PM »
There use to be a YouTube channel HAM test prep, but it no longer seems to exist. Do you know of any other video based learning courses? I would like get this knocked out by EOY.

I wasn't aware those classes had disappeared.  I looked on youtube and found this guy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEWmiMotimY seems to do a good job of summarizing the basic ideas of the book.    Most importantly go through a practice test before taking the real thing, it'll give you an opportunity to find out what you missed.  I found one here.   Feel free to ask questions if you have trouble.  I also think it was helpful for me to just get a radio, program it, and listen in.  Once you have programmed a radio you probably have the majority of what the test is asking down.   
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Re: Ham Study
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2016, 11:27:48 PM »
I used an online, self-paced website and aced the Tech Exam.

The site I used: https://www.hamradiolicenseexam.com/login.htm
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Re: Ham Study
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2016, 08:14:10 AM »
Resources are listed in the other resources thread but try hamstudy.org that's what Kyle and I are using.
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Re: Ham Study
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2017, 08:22:36 AM »
I just took my first study test of the new year and got a 54%. I'm using hamstudy.org to prep for my license.
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Re: Ham Study
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2017, 09:24:23 AM »
I have an app called Ham Tech for iphone.
No practice test this year.

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Re: Ham Study
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2017, 11:54:57 AM »
I have an app called Ham Tech for iphone.
No practice test this year.

Check the hamstudy.org site, it's really easy and so long as I visit it often, I remember more. There are lots of tests opportunities this month too. I'd like to get this done this month or next.
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Re: Ham Study
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2017, 12:21:14 PM »
I have an app called Ham Tech for iphone.
No practice test this year.

Check the hamstudy.org site, it's really easy and so long as I visit it often, I remember more. There are lots of tests opportunities this month too. I'd like to get this done this month or next.

I have tried it. Just no practice test this year.
Still studying.

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Re: Ham Study
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2017, 05:39:25 PM »
What do you mean? You can take the practice tests on the site...free.
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Re: Ham Study
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2017, 06:56:52 AM »
What do you mean? You can take the practice tests on the site...free.

That I haven't taken a practice test im 5 months but thats where i took it last...

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Re: Ham Study
« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2017, 08:51:52 AM »
Almost ready, my last 3 practice tests have scored just above passing! Last one was 80%
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Re: Ham Study
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2017, 04:59:41 PM »
Almost ready, my last 3 practice tests have scored just above passing! Last one was 80%
Pinchel how many people in the group run Hams?  Is it worth pursuing a license?
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Re: Ham Study
« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2017, 05:16:53 PM »
Almost ready, my last 3 practice tests have scored just above passing! Last one was 80%
Pinchel how many people in the group run Hams?  Is it worth pursuing a license?
Good question to be asked in probably another thread, but I'm not sure. I do know it can come in handy with signal being an issue on cb sometimes.

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Re: Ham Study
« Reply #13 on: June 18, 2017, 08:24:05 PM »
I think there are 5 or so of us.  I know there are a lot of people interested and working towards it as well.  I see it as being advantageous for anyone who is offroading.  The HAM repeaters can act as a lifeline if the need ever arises.  Of course there are other options, gps transmitter or sat phone.  But a lot of the community is going HAM.   
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