Wondering if you every did complete a study guide for kids. After reading I just took each of the practice tests a couple of times to confirm I was ready. I missed 5, but I know I could have aced it if I had your plan from the beginning. After spending a half hour with your guide, I passed the real test with no wrong answers. So far I have given out 12 copies of the sutdyt guide. The VE’s shoke my hand and stated it sure was nice to find someone that was completely prepared to take the test…I aced it.. Took the exam last Saturday and it was a piece of cake. I need an understandable instruction Manual to help remember. Ohhh… and because I read your study guide. I decided to get into the Amateur radio hobby only a few days before. All of my study guides are up-to-date. Matt Kennedy I passed your site on to a girl that failed the test today and have been telling everyone about your awesome study guides. We’ll probably skip the review, and go straight to the testing … and do another “Q & A” session after the testing. Way to go, Joey! Some of the kids are psyched to learn Code. I am now studying the General Study Guide from you and have no doubt that I’ll do the same or better than I did before. If you ever hear me on the air, either from my home station (KB6NU) or our club station (WA2HOM) please give me a shout. How is that possible? What kind of class are you going to teach, a one-day class or a more traditional multi-session class? This error dates back to the very beginning, with Benjamin Franklin, who meant it to be as you said — but got it backwards. You know, I might give that audio version a shot. Less than a week ago I learned that as the former holder of an Amateur Extra class license that had expired, all I need do was pass the Technician class test and I’d receive credit for Elements 3 and 4. The basic ham salad recipe can be frozen for 1-2 months, but the texture deteriorates a bit in the process, so only freeze if you absolutely have to. Overall though, a great guide. (Not in the near future). Thanks for the work you put into the guide. He is in college 350 miles away, in L.A. and I am in San Jose. The licensing thing actually makes me laugh as do most the people using these radios. What’s this book is all about Who am I? I have recommended your site to at least 6 other’s, who I hope, pick up there tech tickets in the near future. Missed 2 questions on the Tech and 3 on the General test. Dan, Thank you so much! I hope you get your license and maybe one day we will talk on the radios! After I found out that the radio I bought was a HAM radio I started researching on how to get my license. If the government wants to track people down and take their radios they can use directional antennas to find you. Thanks for the study guide, and the only comment/criticism we have is … WHEN WILL THERE BE AN EXTRA GUIDE? I am happy to have found your study guides on the Internet and just downloaded the pdf version of the Technician exam. You need at least 3-4 times the line width of spacing, so for half-inch line you’d need insulation 3-4 inches in diameter (0.5 x 4 x 2). You may order any maximum dollar value between $10 and $30, in whole dollar increments. The thing the folks mentioned to us, was that they didn’t want us to fill their head with more “stuff”! Thank you!! :) If you ever hear me on the air, please give me a call. You should have six or seven sample pages of your text so people like me can get an idea if the General guide will help them or not. I tend to pick at least one big project each winter where I can put my focus and end the winter with an achievement. So why would you want to get your license? That’s great, Michael. What resources do you recommend for someone studying for their Technician ticket? Two of the new Scout Techs want to upgrade to General when the others try for Tech so they can stay ahead of their buddies. I went to take my Tech exam two weeks ago and when I showed up they said they’d really like some more Generals in the area so they can have more VEs to help test the techs. from the positive (+) terminal of the voltage source through the circuit to the negative terminal of the voltage source”, but electrons actually originate at the negative terminal. Your help them pass with flying colors. Your email address will not be published. Thanks for the kind words, Brian. I used your guide to get two friends their tech class license. Excellent. E5C08 is wrong in the Extra guide. Years ago I became interested in ham radio and got the arrl tech manual. Really helped organize and bring some context to the material, which is a great way to learn. Thank you, sincerely, Scott Johnson. I’m sure I’d have passed that too. Required fields are marked *. I try to add two for every one; that way my list will never deplete and I will be around forever. The technician is the “entry” level license. i have read this feedback column and all i can say is thank you! Now I just have to get some gear… and upgrade to General… and file for a vanity call…. It’s clear that he spent many hours creating the videos. Thanks With all these extra bands to play with, it’s time to kick some airwaves :-). We went over a few of the chapters, when the students “revolted”! I recommend both study guides to anyone wanting to take the test. That’s interesting, Ron. My study guides are geared to helping people pass the U.S. license exams. Thanks, Joe. Before the guide I was usually passing practice tests (aa9pw.com). Downloaded your technician PDF but noticed that page 44 and 45 are blank are they supposed to be? I wanted you to know that I took my Technician Class test last month and passed with a score of 100%. Much better than just studying questions and answers. I found it easier to remember the information in your guide easier to remember. In fact, I’m almost done with the update. Turkey, Ham or Fruit & Vegetables. Hi, Pamela. The text is essentially the same as what appears in the study guide. I passed my technician test with a score of 100%! YoYo Games, the company behind GameMaker is now part of Opera. I just wanted to say thank you for the time and effort you put into these guides. Next, cover rest of the ham with the curing mix, then wrap the cured ham in unwaxed butcher paper and place it into a mesh bag. I will let you know as more of them take their exams. W by 2.75-in. In other words, can I just study this free PDF guide and expect to pass the exam if I’m a good learner? 25 years later, i just passed Element 3 for General last Monday! Our next exam session is July 12, 2014. Some amateurs collect paper QSL cards, but many prefer the immediacy of getting an electronic QSL card – as it’s faster and cheaper than waiting for a paper card. Thanks for offering a free PDF of the Technician class study guide. However, if you’re sealing soft or more delicate foods, there is a manual control option allowing you to set the pressure. Thanks for all your hard work in making these 2 study guides. Now I’m 50 and I think I will finally realize my goal with the help of your study guides. I went through the study guide and this video once together. I just bought a second handheld for my wife. And so I would like to study to take all three tests at once next spring. Your “No Nonsense Technician Study Guide” helped me to take a practice test on HamExam and pass. But is it really true? I am now studying for the General test and I am using your guide once again. I have a long remote winter ahead of me, I don’t live near any ham clubs and I don’t know any local hams. I highlighted each question and added my own notes in the margins. My adopted son (10 years old at the time) and I (65 years old at the time) visited a Ham festival in Jackson, MS just before my retirement and moving to St. Lucia in the Caribbean. I will definitely be updating the General Class study guide. :). I will definitely need the guide for my Extra though, so get writing! I stated then that “by the end of the summer” I would have my Amateur Extra license. I studied the technician guide. Thanks for putting this together and offering it up for folks to use. All these are completely free and will greatly assist you in getting your license. As soon as this corona business settles down I’m going to go take the test and hopefully pass it said you last updated something in 2011. Thanks for such a clear path for him to follow – he wouldn’t have done this without it. Lastly, the HAM operators who seem to think they are way more important than they actually are ( apparently all of them saved Louisiana after Katrina ) are not even remotely helpful. I also teach online General class. Very helpful. If you want to know whether someone you're talking with is using a mobile rig or a hand-held radio, just ask: "What kind of radio are you using?" You didn’t mention whether or not you have a license yet. I wish I could have had it from the beginning. Im good on QRZ take a look at the mobile on top. Thanks so much for these guides! I read through it once and took some practice exams on QRZ.com. You’ve built a heck of a guide. I was wondering if you were going to have the general material if it changes after this June? Good luck on the assembly for the Extra guide, I’m already recommending your materials to friends of mine. It would take 400 years to take them all to court!!!! If you ever hear me on the air, please give me a call. You would have to know exactly which frequencies to tune into so you can try and raise help. KE0ARR. Or Everything You Think You Want to Know? Your No Nonsense Guide is the only Study Material that I used. The no-nonsense guide grouped related questions, and gave just enough background to tie things together. Now I need to print and start studying for my No-nonsense Extra. Born, raised, and spent my first 36 years in Michigan (Portage/Kalamazoo, Coloma, Brethren, Grand Rapids, Traverse City, South Haven, Marshall). Like hamfest forums and radio club presentations, the webinars are intended to help participants get more active, involved, and … Thanks for the ham cram link. Got my upgrade this summer using it. I’m a long time SWL & BCB DX enthusiast, heavily into the radio hobby as a teenager in the years 1978-1985. Jon Dan…. The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual will guide you as you get started in the hobby–as you select your equipment, set-up your first station and make your first contact. Well ! I used it to study and passed the tech. favorite color, name of pet, etc..). I hope to work you on the air sometime. I listened to the video 3 times and felt pretty comfortable in my knowledge. The  No Nonsense Technician Class License Study Guide really is one of the easiest ways to get your Technician Class license. Thanks for your hard work, Don (Passed Tech & General last night) says. You could get those, then purchase one of the Extra Class study guides (not necessarily mine). One took another shot, and missed 4 his second go, so he passed as well! I passed the test and got 33 out of 35 right this past Saturday. Thanks for the kind words. Thanks so much for putting the study guides together. I wanted to let you now that I mentioned your study guides in an article I wrote for my site. I would like your permission to use your “The No-Nonsense, Technician Class License study Guide” for an upcoming class this November. I was leaning toward a 3 day course. Next thing I know I have my general and I’m gonna shoot for extra before the end of the year. Having the free material really motivated me to study and take the test. By the way, I’m passing out Morse Code CDs tomorrow. What do you think? If you don’t feel confident taking your toaster apart while it’s plugged in, then don’t take your radio apart or play with your antenna while your radio is powered up. N1GHI. Brian KC1IAH. Wish me luck!! My question is are you going to update the general class guide when the question pool changes, or will it stay the same? Thanks, Dan. If you need a freestanding 20-10m antenna that’s easy to build, easy to tune and relatively easy to carry, this design is worth consideration. Passed the Technicians exam after using your study guide. I’ll keep you up to date. Ronny, KC5EES I’m not a ham. Dan, Maybe I’ll take a shot at one section and see how that goes. Please let me know what additional items you would recommend and I’ll keep this list updated so you can print it out whenever you need to purchase items or want to build your supplies out. N1NJI 73s, Ok, i re-did the math, no-code tech went into effect in ’91, so i got my license at 15… I got my technician shortly after that. I just Googled “tech class study guide” and “amateur radio tech study guide.” I ranked #5 for the first term, #1 for the second term. It sounds like you have plenty of time, so you could supplement the study guides by surfing the Web for more information on particular topics. Working 4 yrs on that. Thanks, Yoni! :). Here’s an article I wrote on how I do it: https://www.kb6nu.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/teaching-a-ham-cram-class.pdf. I felt the same way at first, but when trying to fumble through the frequencies I had. Thanks! Please e-mail me if you have any problems understanding any of the material. Thanks for the time and effort you put into creating the tech and general study guides. Across the cooking for kroger ham with foil and adding lots of flavorful and can be sure is absolutely delicious and my ham. Thanks for the general study guide. Just a little help please. I would really appreciate it. If I want to set up a way to communicate with my son in case everything goes down, is HAM the way to go? I read a post by a HAM operator talking about how dangerous they are and getting a license could save your life. Thanks, again. Good luck, Sid. Ham radio instructors can order the print version of the No-Nonsense Technician Class License Study Guide and the No-Nonsense General Class License Study Guide for only $10/copy. I think that what Gordon West does is take each question and explains why the correct answer is correct. To bad your guide is not the official one and more people could be helped by it. (K9YC), “A Ham’s Guide to RFI, Ferrites, Baluns, and Audio Interfacing.” I am so happy that I stumbled across your book. Much appreciation. In 2007, I produced the first No-Nonsense General Class Study Guide. I passed my Technician exam with flying colors and plan on taking the General exam very soon. I teach one-day Tech classes, and even that’s a bit of a misnomer. Yes, the study guides are current. Wow. Whichever license you are planning on taking you can visit https://hamexam.org/ and get the entire question pool, practice tests, or flash cards. Dan, I haven’t taken the exams yet but ty for the study guide!!! Your study guides were invaluable for getting my license. written permission of the autho. I will be sending a donation your way when I can. KF5WUF, Wonder full stuff you have here. This is a great intro to ham radio operation. Last but not least they can be printed. What you describe is exactly the result I was hoping for when I wrote my study guides. 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