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Say a Prayer….Testing Tomorrow!

My Son Nick

Big news!  Tomorrow I will be testing for my Extra ticket…..but the bigger news is that my 16 year old son – Nick – will be testing for his Technician!

He has been studying for about 6 weeks off and on – you know how teens are.  We have spent time talking about things that he needed to actually see – instead of just read from a question/answer pool or a book.
Anyway, I am more nervous for him, than I am for myself.  He basically got me motivated to study as well for my Extra, but I want him to pass more than I want to pass!
So say a quick prayer for Nick, that he would remain calm and PASS!
In other news….I worked W1AW/7 WY last night on 40 meters with 5 watts.  He was operating split, so I dug out the KX3 manual to figure out how the dual watch/split operation worked.  It took me about 45 minutes of playing, but one I figured out that I just heard the guy he worked, I snagged him!  That was the only contact last night on 40 – and once again it was about 12:30 am local (0530 UTC).

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