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Code Tests Are Back!

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by W0IS, Jul 11, 2019.

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  1. W0IS

    W0IS Ham Member QRZ Page

    Yes, code testing is back! Well, actually, it's never been gone, but now you get your name in QST if you pass the code test.

    Starting with the August issue, QST will be naming names of those who passed the test. The August issue lists the 20 or so hams (and one non-ham) who got their code proficiency certificate from a W1AW (or West Coast) qualifying run in 2019. It sounds like future listings will be monthly. The announcement is at this link:

    http://www.arrl.org/news/qst-now-listing-code-proficiency-award-recipients

    Your next chance to take the code test is Thursday, July 25 (July 26 UTC). The full schedule is at this link:

    http://www.arrl.org/qualifying-run-schedule

    Somewhere around here, I have a 15 WPM certificate from about 1975, and I guess I'll have to see about getting at least a 20 WPM sticker for it.
     
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  2. W4IOA

    W4IOA Ham Member QRZ Page

    I have no problems making 50 wpm with CW. But for some reason people don't understand my dialect :eek:
     
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  3. KD8DEY

    KD8DEY Ham Member QRZ Page

    That Dead Horse is really starting to stink
    Ymmv
     
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  4. NL7W

    NL7W Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    I wonder how many grumpy no-coders will voice their negative opinions! I will post thee total after the thread dies down.
    I'll send the most innovative "grump" a free can of ALPO to dine on...

    BTW, what do they have to be grumpy about anyways?
     
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  5. NL7W

    NL7W Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    I'll start it off...

    I hope the coders' short-fused dots get dashed! :p:rolleyes::cool:
     
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  6. WZ7U

    WZ7U Ham Member QRZ Page

    Must. Not. Contribute.
     
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  7. KD8DEY

    KD8DEY Ham Member QRZ Page

    If I win, can I have Purina Kibble instead. (I'm on the Kibble diet) Lost 50 pounds the last time I was on it.
     
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  8. KD8DEY

    KD8DEY Ham Member QRZ Page

    Awwww, Come on !!
     
  9. W9AFB

    W9AFB Ham Member QRZ Page

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  10. N4GKS

    N4GKS Ham Member QRZ Page

    Only to a no coder.
     
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