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Re: 9 year old passes Advanced

Post by dt307 » 20 Oct 2017, 14:51

some will pass it easy ...some will struggle and never pass

my father was one of the first m3 in the uk and he is not techie minded at all

if his life depended on it he cant wire a plug or make a dipole he will never progress further

but as an operator he is fine and better than me

i passed it no probs

no one the same and i dont think i am better than any one else nor is any one better than me

congrats to the kid for passing
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Re: 9 year old passes Advanced

Post by Merlinonline » 20 Oct 2017, 20:24

pete_uk wrote:Good for him. There are some really smart kids out there.
and Amateur Radio needs more like him and his peers!

2I0YTL (MI0YLT) gained her Full licence last year at the grand age of 15 I believe, her two younger siblings are already at Intermediate and foundation level!

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Re: 9 year old passes Advanced

Post by Buick Mackane » 20 Oct 2017, 20:36

I'll tell ya this me auld muckers, If the time ever comes where the amateur bands are littered with children i'll be packing it in :yawn: I'll be finding me a new hobby, Hungarian formation dancing is becoming more appealing each passing day.

And another thing, How in the name of fook can these kids afford the equipment? At that age i couldn't afford a pair of socks.
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Post by Merlinonline » 21 Oct 2017, 11:13

Buick Mackane wrote:I'll tell ya this me auld muckers, If the time ever comes where the amateur bands are littered with children i'll be packing it in :yawn: I'll be finding me a new hobby, Hungarian formation dancing is becoming more appealing each passing day.

And another thing, How in the name of fook can these kids afford the equipment? At that age i couldn't afford a pair of socks.
Parents are already licenced in most cases, others come in via organisations like the Air Cadets

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Re: 9 year old passes Advanced

Post by Admiral » 21 Oct 2017, 12:52

Buick Mackane wrote:
And another thing, How in the name of fook can these kids afford the equipment? At that age i couldn't afford a pair of socks.
Because Mater et Pater give them a gold credit card to make up for sending them to boarding school.

That's why the ISS skeds were with posho schools last year and not inner-City ghetto Comprehensives.

And it's great when it's cold and wet outside and you can send your butler out on the roof to tweak the SWR.
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Re: 9 year old passes Advanced

Post by nay27uk » 23 Oct 2017, 09:45

Buick Mackane wrote:
And another thing, How in the name of fook can these kids afford the equipment? At that age i couldn't afford a pair of socks.
MLS have given him a free nice new ICOM state of the art radio for being the youngest fully licenced ham in the UK
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Re: 9 year old passes Advanced

Post by Transwarp » 05 Jan 2018, 15:03

Checkpointcharlie wrote:
14 Oct 2017, 21:26
I would think most longterm FL would be cringing at that fact LOL
Why? :think:
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Re: 9 year old passes Advanced

Post by Checkpointcharlie » 06 Jan 2018, 23:19

Transwarp wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 15:03
Checkpointcharlie wrote:
14 Oct 2017, 21:26
I would think most longterm FL would be cringing at that fact LOL
Why? :think:
Work it out :think:
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Re: 9 year old passes Advanced

Post by chazwozza » 06 Jan 2018, 23:57

Checkpointcharlie wrote:
14 Oct 2017, 21:26
I would think most longterm FL would be cringing at that fact LOL
Why?

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Re: 9 year old passes Advanced

Post by paulears » 07 Jan 2018, 09:45

Cost is tiny! Most kids have a phone that costs more than a really good radio, and have laptops and other stuff. Ever noticed that a model railway hobbiest happily pays over a hundred quid for an engine now? Leisure costs. If it's worth doing, it's worth paying for.

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Re: 9 year old passes Advanced

Post by stanogs68 » 07 Jan 2018, 11:17

im still to scared to do my foundation ,i should of made it my new years resolution to get it done !
computers mess with my brain !

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Re: 9 year old passes Advanced

Post by porky.69 » 07 Jan 2018, 12:36

It`s all down to personal choice at the end of the day...Just because many don`t go on and do there advanced ticket doesn`t mean to say they can`t.. Maybe they just don`t want too! :)
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Re: 9 year old passes Advanced

Post by thedeerhunter270 » 07 Jan 2018, 12:38

paulears wrote:
07 Jan 2018, 09:45
Cost is tiny!
That seems a little naive to me.
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Re: 9 year old passes Advanced

Post by GeeFull » 07 Jan 2018, 13:06

Admiral wrote:
21 Oct 2017, 12:52
Buick Mackane wrote:
And another thing, How in the name of fook can these kids afford the equipment? At that age i couldn't afford a pair of socks.
Because Mater et Pater give them a gold credit card to make up for sending them to boarding school.

That's why the ISS skeds were with posho schools last year and not inner-City ghetto Comprehensives.

And it's great when it's cold and wet outside and you can send your butler out on the roof to tweak the SWR.
No not necessarily, HAM gear can cost a small fortune, or pennies, depends what you want, or are happy to make the most of!
ISS skeds were with schools that could be arsed to apply to participate, if that happens to be plumb in mouth silver spoon ones, maybe the ghetto schools should pull their socks up, get an interest in amateur radio going, and apply next time?
Butler tweaking the SWR?.....what alternative reality do you live in?
Can't even get the missus to go up and tweak mine! :D

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Re: 9 year old passes Advanced

Post by Transwarp » 07 Jan 2018, 21:09

Checkpointcharlie wrote:
06 Jan 2018, 23:19
Transwarp wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 15:03
Checkpointcharlie wrote:
14 Oct 2017, 21:26
I would think most longterm FL would be cringing at that fact LOL
Why? :think:
Work it out :think:
Well I ain't cringing so don't know what point is of your comment, unless it's your attempt to put down long term FL holders?
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