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Originally Posted by SwampKing To get a ham license, what's to expect on the test? Can I go HAM now ...


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Old 07-22-2013, 04:54 PM   #21 (permalink)
 
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To get a ham license, what's to expect on the test? Can I go HAM now and get the license later?
Get one of the study guides. I read through it one time the week before and passed with no issues. The test costs $15, cash only and in most areas is the first Saturday of the month. You can get a radio now, but cannot legally transmit on it without a license.






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Will have to do something. U know if I can use this Yaesu FTM-10R for all my needs and on race bands? Would i need to do any modding?


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You can get the questions here.


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Will have to do something. U know if I can use this Yaesu FTM-10R for all my needs and on race bands? Would i need to do any modding?
None of the HAM / Amateur radios will transmit on commercial / race frequencies without export mods. So yes, it will have to be modded.


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Hey Swamp just keep taking the practice exams over and over till you start getting 85% or better every time.... If you do it for about two weeks strait you can pass it no problem. I used Practice Amateur Radio Exams by QRZ.COM Very user friendly

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Hamtestonline.com guarantees u will pass. Teaches each section then gives you the questions and repeats questions that you miss. Then has practice tests as well.


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Questions for the OP about the radio and antenna install:

1) You link to a general page for the antenna mount and antenna, and list models that don't exactly match the products. So is the antenna/mount an NMO or PL-259?
2) What is the antenna connector on the radio? PL-259?
3) Did you have to buy the antenna cable separately or did it come with the antenna or mount?


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1) You link to a general page for the antenna mount and antenna, and list models that don't exactly match the products. So is the antenna / mount an NMO or PL-259?
The mount and antenna are PL-259
2) What is the antenna connector on the radio? PL-259?
The antenna connector is PL-259 / standard connection
3) Did you have to buy the antenna cable separately or did it come with the antenna or mount?
The cable came with the mount


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Hamtestonline.com guarantees u will pass. Teaches each section then gives you the questions and repeats questions that you miss. Then has practice tests as well.


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Thanks for posting this link. I just signed up and started their course. Taking my test on June 7th.

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