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Foundation Exam

Post by ChrisDX » 22 Dec 2014, 22:36

Just got home after taking the exam..

I Passed :thumbup:

Did it twice in the early 90s when it was just the Class A and B licence.
i'll do it again i thought after some studying, only took 20 odd years to get around to it.
all done with no course.. going to aim for the intermediate about Easter (or it'll be another 20 years again) :D
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Post by andymuza » 22 Dec 2014, 23:00

Congratulations on the pass. Could you not have used your previous RAE pass to get you ticket?
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Re: Foundation Exam

Post by ChrisDX » 22 Dec 2014, 23:08

Thanks Andy..

No, I took the old exam but failed it sadly.
i did a college course for the B licence but missed half of it because of my work pattern back then.
a lot of the stuff they asked, i had no idea of.. took a while but got there in the end :)
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Re: Foundation Exam

Post by Paul-H » 22 Dec 2014, 23:14

How did you cover the practical side of it without a course?
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Re: Foundation Exam

Post by ChrisDX » 22 Dec 2014, 23:30

I did that bit just before i did the actual paper..
i wondered about that bit too, thought i'd got away with it but nooo :o
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Re: Foundation Exam

Post by Paul-H » 22 Dec 2014, 23:32

Hehe.
I should be doing mine in Feb with luck.
Well done.
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Re: Foundation Exam

Post by ChrisDX » 22 Dec 2014, 23:48

Thanks Paul..

hope you get a pass too when you take yours.
got a couple that i've had on the Hamtests mock exams.. put down what the answer was on there, only to find out it was wrong :?
saw the wrong answers start adding up and i thought i had blown it.. got 20 right in the end.. phew :)
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Post by Transwarp » 23 Dec 2014, 09:54

Congratulations on gaining your foundation licence, welcome to the weird and wacky world of amateur radio! :D
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Re: Foundation Exam

Post by ChrisDX » 08 Jan 2015, 15:59

Thankies Transwarp :thumbup:

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Got my Certificate and Callsign today. 8)
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Re: Foundation Exam

Post by Mattylad » 08 Jan 2015, 19:15

Congrats Chewy....

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Re: Foundation Exam

Post by ChrisCSL » 08 Jan 2015, 19:22

It's been 3 1/2 hours now. You're not going to sit on that FL forever are you :)

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Re: Foundation Exam

Post by ChrisDX » 08 Jan 2015, 19:55

Thanks Matty.. need to wire some mics up and build my radio cabinet (shelf for each radio).
nearly have a radio avalanche when i press buttons :D

On Round 2 now Chris, maybe do it about Easter :thumbup:
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Re: Foundation Exam

Post by ChrisCSL » 08 Jan 2015, 20:02

''On Round 2 now Chris, maybe do it about Easter''

Well done, and the best of British to you.

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Re: Foundation Exam

Post by ChrisDX » 08 Jan 2015, 20:42

i won't leave it for 20 odd years like i did before..
probably be long gone unless they bring out an antenna that sticks to wood and that works underground :lol:
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Re: Foundation Exam

Post by ChrisCSL » 08 Jan 2015, 20:47

ChrisDX wrote:i won't leave it for 20 odd years like i did before..
probably be long gone unless they bring out an antenna that sticks to wood and that works underground :lol:
Same here. When I wake up every morning I push my elbows out. If I don't feel wood, then that's a good day. ;)

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