On April 18th, I will be taking the test to get my Technician Class HAM radio license. This is something I have been meaning to do for quite some time but honestly? I got so wrapped up with getting my equipment, two Baofeng UV5 radios, to work that I lost sight of the goal.
To prepare for my test, I have been studying Dan Romanchik’s free guide “The Non-Nonsense Technician Class License Study Guide” which is all good. But still niggling me was the sense of failure at setting up my HAM radios. The crazy thing is this: the license should come first because during the process of learning about amateur radio, comprehensive and understanding the gear becomes a whole lot easier.