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Amateur Radio "Ham" license class

Don't try to register thru Meetup !! You must register for the class thru NVCON.org !! Class sign-ups thru Meetup not accepted !! One Day Ham License Class!
TECHNICIAN FASTCLASS REVIEW AND LICENSE TESTING, No Morse Code Required! Saturday, May 31, 2014, Virginia City, NVCON, Nevada State Conference. Get your Ham License in Just One Day! Advance registration required for the FastClass! To sign up or for more info, go to http://nvcon.org . $25.00 early Class sign-up, cost will increase closer to the event! Lead Instructor David Book, KD7YIM says “I’ve done about a dozen of these classes and have about a 95% pass rate for people who study a little bit on their own. Of course, the pass rate is much lower for people who don’t study ahead of time. At my last class 100% of the people who took the class passed! That surprised even me!”

HAM License info: No Morse Code required! It’s a 35 Question test at a middle school level so if 7th & 8th graders can do it, almost anybody who’s willing to study a little can pass. Think “Driver’s License Test!” For a sample test, go to http://hamexam.org, try it, and see how you do. Most people get about 50% on their first try and you only need 76% to pass so you’re most of the way there! Most people do have to study a little, though! SPECIAL NOTE, the current questions are only good through 6/30/14 so if you are studying, test by 6/30 or you’ll have to start over! Study materials & Testing: My favorite is Gordon West’s The Technician Study Manual (July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2014) available from http://www.w5yi.org for $20.95 plus shipping. They ship fast! They also have other study material available! He’s reorganized the questions for logical learning and gives bite-sized explanations of the correct answers with a lot of diagrams and drawings. Second best is a FREE 50 page No-Nonsense, Technician Class Study Guide available at http://kb6nu.com/tech-manual that’s really pretty good for the price! He also has a FREE General study guide if you want to upgrade! Tests are given every other month in Reno. For test locations and dates nationwide, go to www.arrl.org but I don’t like their study material!

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    A former member

    Congrats to all that passed

    June 3, 2014

  • David B.

    Very Good, almost everybody passed!

    June 2, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be there, but not to get my license, since I've been licensed since 87, my callsign is AA6RV. I'm going up there mostly for the convention. If anybody has questions you can email at [masked]. I'm an Extra Class and took my test when morse code was a requirement. I eventually had to pass 20 words per minute to get my extra. Now all the three class levels don't have a code requirement. Yes, I'm bitter, but I'll get over it when I'm dead and buried. Seriously, any questions email me. I don't live in the Reno area yet (not for another 4 1/2 years), but do my best to go up there a couple of times per year. David, aa6rv

    May 25, 2014

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