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Re: New ham!

#26 Post by featureless » Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:22 pm

AndyH wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:29 pm
YankeeTarheel wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:45 pm
(I swear, every time I see this thread for a moment I think someone's raising their own pigs! :see_stars: :yikes: )
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Re: New ham!

#27 Post by SwampGrouch » Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:40 am

:yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: And as of this evening I am officially KJ7BNH! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

I'ma gonna have to concentrate on remembering to say "Kilo Juliet seven Bravo November Hotel." After all those year of Public Safety phonetics it wants to come out "King John seven Boy Nora Henry."
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Re: New ham!

#28 Post by HuckleberryFun » Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:00 am

SwampGrouch wrote:
Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:40 am
:yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: And as of this evening I am officially KJ7BNH! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

I'ma gonna have to concentrate on remembering to say "Kilo Juliet seven Bravo November Hotel." After all those year of Public Safety phonetics it wants to come out "King John seven Boy Nora Henry."
Blame the LAPD. Damn you 1 Adam 12!
Next step is to decide your sequential call isn’t doing it for you anymore and get a vanity call sign.
If you get into CW you surely will: KJ7BNH is cumbersome to tap out in Morse code.
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Re: New ham!

#29 Post by AndyH » Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:46 pm

SwampGrouch wrote:
Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:40 am
:yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: And as of this evening I am officially KJ7BNH! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

I'ma gonna have to concentrate on remembering to say "Kilo Juliet seven Bravo November Hotel." After all those year of Public Safety phonetics it wants to come out "King John seven Boy Nora Henry."
Congrats SG! Can you get to the ham section now?
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Re: New ham!

#30 Post by ErikO » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:58 pm

UV-5RA acquired and am scoring in the high 80%'s on practice tests. Should double-test before the end of January. :D
In a bacon, egg and cheese sandwich the chicken and cow are involved while the pig is committed.

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Re: New ham!

#31 Post by AndyH » Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:01 pm

ErikO wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:58 pm
UV-5RA acquired and am scoring in the high 80%'s on practice tests. Should double-test before the end of January. :D
Excellent! Tech and General are a nice pair to do in one sitting.
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Re: New ham!

#32 Post by ErikO » Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:12 pm

AndyH wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:01 pm
ErikO wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:58 pm
UV-5RA acquired and am scoring in the high 80%'s on practice tests. Should double-test before the end of January. :D
Excellent! Tech and General are a nice pair to do in one sitting.
And both would be $15, too.
In a bacon, egg and cheese sandwich the chicken and cow are involved while the pig is committed.

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