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Passing the QRZ Technician tests consistently now

Discussion in 'Becoming an Amateur Radio Operator/Upgrading Privi' started by DWHEELER, Aug 20, 2020.

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  1. DWHEELER

    DWHEELER QRZ Member

    I've passed this test 15 times in a row now. I can't actually test until mid September. How do you stay sharp and continue to remember the information without using it. Should I just take a test or two a day until then? I'd like your ideas and know what you did to stay sharp until you were able to test.

    Thanks!
     
  2. N4WN

    N4WN XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    I’d suggest you identify the questions that give you trouble and focus on those for a few minutes each day. Also, keep taking the practice tests periodically and include any questions you miss (or guess on) in your daily review sessions.
     
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  3. K0UO

    K0UO Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    Go online and do a virtual test now.

    With CV19 There are many organizations performing those/ probably almost daily at this point .
    Do a search/ take the test get on the Air
    73 hope to work you soon
     
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  4. WN1MB

    WN1MB XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    Yes. And pizza helps.
     
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  5. DWHEELER

    DWHEELER QRZ Member

    So I don’t have to take the test locally? Any club that offers it online will work?
     
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  6. ND6M

    ND6M Ham Member QRZ Page

    Perhaps, if you "expand" your study material, you would already know the answer to questions that are not verbatim from the written test questions.

    Good Luck.
     
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  7. K0UO

    K0UO Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    Yes any group online
     
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  8. KU4X

    KU4X Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    And if you find you still have time before you test, you might as well start working on the General exam questions. They are not much harder than the Technician test questions and if you can get comfortable with them, you should be able to knock out a "two-fer" at the exam session.

    Good luck and good testing!

    Regards,
    -Bruce
     
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  9. K4AGO

    K4AGO Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    The Technician exam is so easy that once you know the material, you don't need to focus and stay sharp. I have personally Elmered more than a few eleven and twelve-year-olds who have aced the Technician exam.
     
  10. K7JEM

    K7JEM Ham Member QRZ Page

    Age means nothing. Those same 12 year olds are probably taking exams in school that many hams here could not pass. Remember the show, "Are you Smarter than a Fifth Grader?". The fifth graders usually won.
     

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