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Re: looking for an antenna/antenna simulation elmer

W7ABD
 

Hi Paul,

Here is the Buddipole design for a 80-40m NVIS Antenna.

https://lib.store.yahoo.net/lib/buddipole/nvis2008.pdf

I have put one of these together and it seems to work.  But like all buddipole configurations it needs to be tweaked within the bands for the best match.

Jim
W7ABD


On 2/29/20 16:21, Paul Butzi (W7PFB) wrote:
I am trying to come up with an optimized design for an 80m NVIS antenna.  So far this has boiled down to hatching ideas, building an NEC model using 4nec2, and then optimizing and evaluating the design.

(side note: the entire issue of building an antenna that has enough bandwidth to cover the entire 80m band is a rathole I did not expect to fall into.  Fan dipoles.  Butterfly dipoles.  Cage dipoles.  Holy smoke, who knew there were all these dipole variants?)

I’m bumping up against the limits understanding of antenna theory,  and bumping into my very limited understanding of NEC modeling really hard.

So I’m looking for an elmer to help me out.  If you can help, or you can help me connect with someone who can help, I’d sure appreciate it.


-p W7PFB
73, Don’t forget to smile and have fun!






looking for an antenna/antenna simulation elmer

Paul Butzi (W7PFB)
 

I am trying to come up with an optimized design for an 80m NVIS antenna. So far this has boiled down to hatching ideas, building an NEC model using 4nec2, and then optimizing and evaluating the design.

(side note: the entire issue of building an antenna that has enough bandwidth to cover the entire 80m band is a rathole I did not expect to fall into. Fan dipoles. Butterfly dipoles. Cage dipoles. Holy smoke, who knew there were all these dipole variants?)

I’m bumping up against the limits understanding of antenna theory, and bumping into my very limited understanding of NEC modeling really hard.

So I’m looking for an elmer to help me out. If you can help, or you can help me connect with someone who can help, I’d sure appreciate it.


-p W7PFB
73, Don’t forget to smile and have fun!


Re: Network cable tester

Rowland
 

Thanks Shaun and Mark but I just ordered one to have here at the house when needed.  


Thanks,

Rowland

 From now on please only use the following email for me  rowland.brasch@...


On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 10:33 PM Shawn / K7ATA <shawn@...> wrote:
I've gotcha covered. Hit me up via phone friday afternoon.

--Shawn
--K7ATA

On 2/27/2020 4:56 PM, Rowland wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I need to test some longer "under house" network cables for viability.
> Having some intermittent issues and want to test them and others.  I
> would need to borrow it for an afternoon please.
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Rowland
>
> /**From now on please only use the following email for me/
> rowland.brasch@... <mailto:rowland.brasch@...>
>






Re: Network cable tester

Shawn / K7ATA
 

I've gotcha covered. Hit me up via phone friday afternoon.

--Shawn
--K7ATA

On 2/27/2020 4:56 PM, Rowland wrote:
Hi All,

I need to test some longer "under house" network cables for viability. Having some intermittent issues and want to test them and others.  I would need to borrow it for an afternoon please.


Thanks,

Rowland

/**From now on please only use the following email for me/ rowland.brasch@gmail.com <mailto:rowland.brasch@gmail.com>


Network cable tester

Rowland
 

Hi All,

I need to test some longer "under house" network cables for viability. Having some intermittent issues and want to test them and others.  I would need to borrow it for an afternoon please.


Thanks,

Rowland

 From now on please only use the following email for me  rowland.brasch@...


Re: What are your plans tonight?

Tom WA7TBP
 

I am not able to attend. I will be at a CDCCC board meeting.

Sorry.

Tom

In a message dated 2/25/2020 08:54:50 Pacific Standard Time, irvina.mizell@... writes:

Oh, you're coming to the VE training class?  Great!  I'll look forward to seeing you at 6:pm at the Duvall Fire Station.

Thanks!

Irvina
W7IRM


What are your plans tonight?

Irvina Mizell
 

Oh, you're coming to the VE training class?  Great!  I'll look forward to seeing you at 6:pm at the Duvall Fire Station.

Thanks!

Irvina
W7IRM


March 3rd VE Class with Dave Wickert

Irvina Mizell
 

I have the following SnoVARC folks registered.

Robin Amundson
Rowland Brasch
Paul Butzi
Linda Hanson
Howard Mahran
Tom Needham

Thanks folks!  Any more?

Irvina



Re: Kenwood Cross Band Repeater

Paul Butzi (W7PFB)
 

Yup, that was me.

What questions have you got?

-p W7PFB
73, Don’t forget to smile and have fun!

On Feb 22, 2020, at 12:11 PM, Paul Zoba <pezoba@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi,

I had a short dialog with someone about a Kenwood UHF/VHF mobile that had the capability to be a cross band repeater. Unfortunately, I did not save the email and now have some questions after thinking about it some.

Please contact me directly...

Thanks -

Paul
W7PEZ



Kenwood Cross Band Repeater

Paul Zoba
 

Hi,

I had a short dialog with someone about a Kenwood UHF/VHF mobile that had the capability to be a cross band repeater. Unfortunately, I did not save the email and now have some questions after thinking about it some.

Please contact me directly...

Thanks -

Paul
W7PEZ


Re: VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed

Paul Butzi (W7PFB)
 

please put me on the list, thanks!

-p W7PFB
73, Don’t forget to smile and have fun!

On Feb 22, 2020, at 11:22 AM, Irvina Mizell <irvina.mizell@...> wrote:

Thanks Rowland.


Update:  the Refresher course on March 3rd has 7 people signed up - only 3 from SnoVARC.  Anyone else interested?

Irvina




From: snovarc@snovarc.groups.io <snovarc@snovarc.groups.io> on behalf of Rowland <rowland.brasch@...>
Sent: Saturday, February 22, 2020 11:06 AM
To: snovarc@snovarc.groups.io <snovarc@snovarc.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SnoVARC] VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed
 
I am already a VE but with very little experience.  I have performed the duties at three classes but in no way an expert to teach a refresher course. I will be there Tuesday.


Thanks,

Rowland

 From now on please only use the following email for me  rowland.brasch@...


On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 1:43 PM Irvina Mizell <irvina.mizell@...> wrote:
Pop-up meeting, last minute.  If you have any interest in serving as a VE (Volunteer Examiner) at the testing in April, please do three things:

  • Mark your calendar for this coming Tuesday, February 25th.  Join me at the Duvall Fire Station to review the requirements to become a VE (let me know you're coming please).
  • If possible, prior to the meeting review the VE manual here:   http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf
  • Let me know you'd like to take the VE Refresher course, taught by Dave Wickert, scheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:30 also at the Fire Station.  You do not need to be a current VE to take this class with Dave.  Per Dave:  The Seminar is designed for an existing VE seeking to understand the latest issues such as the proper handling of the new “felony question”, lifetime exam credit, etc. Included in the seminar is an extensive practicum — learn how to solve just about every exam problem under the sun. While this version of the Seminar is being taught as a refresher, it is perfectly OK that a ham thinking of becoming a VE also attend. We strongly recommend that you at least read the VE Manual (http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf) prior to the Seminar as we will assume a basic understanding of the exam process. You can even start the process by completing your open-book exam paperwork 😊  Or bring it with you and ask the group help you with the questions! Open-book means open-book 😊
If you are already an experienced VE and would like to facilitate on the 25th, let me know.  Otherwise, we will be like the blind leading the blind.

Thanks.

Irvina



Re: VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed

Rowland
 

I will be there.


Thanks,

Rowland

 From now on please only use the following email for me  rowland.brasch@...


On Sat, Feb 22, 2020 at 11:22 AM Irvina Mizell <irvina.mizell@...> wrote:
Thanks Rowland.


Update:  the Refresher course on March 3rd has 7 people signed up - only 3 from SnoVARC.  Anyone else interested?

Irvina




From: snovarc@snovarc.groups.io <snovarc@snovarc.groups.io> on behalf of Rowland <rowland.brasch@...>
Sent: Saturday, February 22, 2020 11:06 AM
To: snovarc@snovarc.groups.io <snovarc@snovarc.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SnoVARC] VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed
 
I am already a VE but with very little experience.  I have performed the duties at three classes but in no way an expert to teach a refresher course. I will be there Tuesday.


Thanks,

Rowland

 From now on please only use the following email for me  rowland.brasch@...


On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 1:43 PM Irvina Mizell <irvina.mizell@...> wrote:
Pop-up meeting, last minute.  If you have any interest in serving as a VE (Volunteer Examiner) at the testing in April, please do three things:

  • Mark your calendar for this coming Tuesday, February 25th.  Join me at the Duvall Fire Station to review the requirements to become a VE (let me know you're coming please).
  • If possible, prior to the meeting review the VE manual here:   http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf
  • Let me know you'd like to take the VE Refresher course, taught by Dave Wickert, scheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:30 also at the Fire Station.  You do not need to be a current VE to take this class with Dave.  Per Dave:  The Seminar is designed for an existing VE seeking to understand the latest issues such as the proper handling of the new “felony question”, lifetime exam credit, etc. Included in the seminar is an extensive practicum — learn how to solve just about every exam problem under the sun. While this version of the Seminar is being taught as a refresher, it is perfectly OK that a ham thinking of becoming a VE also attend. We strongly recommend that you at least read the VE Manual (http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf) prior to the Seminar as we will assume a basic understanding of the exam process. You can even start the process by completing your open-book exam paperwork 😊  Or bring it with you and ask the group help you with the questions! Open-book means open-book 😊
If you are already an experienced VE and would like to facilitate on the 25th, let me know.  Otherwise, we will be like the blind leading the blind.

Thanks.

Irvina


Re: VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed

Howard E. Mahran / WA1HEM
 

I am interested. Put me down!


***********************************
Howard Mahran
(425) 864-5104
***********************************




On Feb 22, 2020, at 11:22 AM, Irvina Mizell <irvina.mizell@...> wrote:

Thanks Rowland.


Update:  the Refresher course on March 3rd has 7 people signed up - only 3 from SnoVARC.  Anyone else interested?

Irvina




From: snovarc@snovarc.groups.io <snovarc@snovarc.groups.io> on behalf of Rowland <rowland.brasch@...>
Sent: Saturday, February 22, 2020 11:06 AM
To: snovarc@snovarc.groups.io <snovarc@snovarc.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SnoVARC] VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed
 
I am already a VE but with very little experience.  I have performed the duties at three classes but in no way an expert to teach a refresher course. I will be there Tuesday.


Thanks,

Rowland

 From now on please only use the following email for me  rowland.brasch@...


On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 1:43 PM Irvina Mizell <irvina.mizell@...> wrote:
Pop-up meeting, last minute.  If you have any interest in serving as a VE (Volunteer Examiner) at the testing in April, please do three things:

  • Mark your calendar for this coming Tuesday, February 25th.  Join me at the Duvall Fire Station to review the requirements to become a VE (let me know you're coming please).
  • If possible, prior to the meeting review the VE manual here:   http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf
  • Let me know you'd like to take the VE Refresher course, taught by Dave Wickert, scheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:30 also at the Fire Station.  You do not need to be a current VE to take this class with Dave.  Per Dave:  The Seminar is designed for an existing VE seeking to understand the latest issues such as the proper handling of the new “felony question”, lifetime exam credit, etc. Included in the seminar is an extensive practicum — learn how to solve just about every exam problem under the sun. While this version of the Seminar is being taught as a refresher, it is perfectly OK that a ham thinking of becoming a VE also attend. We strongly recommend that you at least read the VE Manual (http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf) prior to the Seminar as we will assume a basic understanding of the exam process. You can even start the process by completing your open-book exam paperwork 😊 Or bring it with you and ask the group help you with the questions! Open-book means open-book 😊
If you are already an experienced VE and would like to facilitate on the 25th, let me know.  Otherwise, we will be like the blind leading the blind.

Thanks.

Irvina



--
*************************
Howard E. Mahran
WA1HEM
(425) 864 - 5104
*************************


Re: VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed

Irvina Mizell
 

Thanks Rowland.


Update:  the Refresher course on March 3rd has 7 people signed up - only 3 from SnoVARC.  Anyone else interested?

Irvina




From: snovarc@snovarc.groups.io <snovarc@snovarc.groups.io> on behalf of Rowland <rowland.brasch@...>
Sent: Saturday, February 22, 2020 11:06 AM
To: snovarc@snovarc.groups.io <snovarc@snovarc.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SnoVARC] VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed
 
I am already a VE but with very little experience.  I have performed the duties at three classes but in no way an expert to teach a refresher course. I will be there Tuesday.


Thanks,

Rowland

 From now on please only use the following email for me  rowland.brasch@...


On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 1:43 PM Irvina Mizell <irvina.mizell@...> wrote:
Pop-up meeting, last minute.  If you have any interest in serving as a VE (Volunteer Examiner) at the testing in April, please do three things:

  • Mark your calendar for this coming Tuesday, February 25th.  Join me at the Duvall Fire Station to review the requirements to become a VE (let me know you're coming please).
  • If possible, prior to the meeting review the VE manual here:   http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf
  • Let me know you'd like to take the VE Refresher course, taught by Dave Wickert, scheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:30 also at the Fire Station.  You do not need to be a current VE to take this class with Dave.  Per Dave:  The Seminar is designed for an existing VE seeking to understand the latest issues such as the proper handling of the new “felony question”, lifetime exam credit, etc. Included in the seminar is an extensive practicum — learn how to solve just about every exam problem under the sun. While this version of the Seminar is being taught as a refresher, it is perfectly OK that a ham thinking of becoming a VE also attend. We strongly recommend that you at least read the VE Manual (http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf) prior to the Seminar as we will assume a basic understanding of the exam process. You can even start the process by completing your open-book exam paperwork 😊  Or bring it with you and ask the group help you with the questions! Open-book means open-book 😊
If you are already an experienced VE and would like to facilitate on the 25th, let me know.  Otherwise, we will be like the blind leading the blind.

Thanks.

Irvina


Re: VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed

Rowland
 

I am already a VE but with very little experience.  I have performed the duties at three classes but in no way an expert to teach a refresher course. I will be there Tuesday.


Thanks,

Rowland

 From now on please only use the following email for me  rowland.brasch@...


On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 1:43 PM Irvina Mizell <irvina.mizell@...> wrote:
Pop-up meeting, last minute.  If you have any interest in serving as a VE (Volunteer Examiner) at the testing in April, please do three things:

  • Mark your calendar for this coming Tuesday, February 25th.  Join me at the Duvall Fire Station to review the requirements to become a VE (let me know you're coming please).
  • If possible, prior to the meeting review the VE manual here:   http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf
  • Let me know you'd like to take the VE Refresher course, taught by Dave Wickert, scheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:30 also at the Fire Station.  You do not need to be a current VE to take this class with Dave.  Per Dave:  The Seminar is designed for an existing VE seeking to understand the latest issues such as the proper handling of the new “felony question”, lifetime exam credit, etc. Included in the seminar is an extensive practicum — learn how to solve just about every exam problem under the sun. While this version of the Seminar is being taught as a refresher, it is perfectly OK that a ham thinking of becoming a VE also attend. We strongly recommend that you at least read the VE Manual (http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf) prior to the Seminar as we will assume a basic understanding of the exam process. You can even start the process by completing your open-book exam paperwork 😊  Or bring it with you and ask the group help you with the questions! Open-book means open-book 😊
If you are already an experienced VE and would like to facilitate on the 25th, let me know.  Otherwise, we will be like the blind leading the blind.

Thanks.

Irvina


Re: VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed

Irvina Mizell
 

Got it thanks!

Irvina



From: snovarc@snovarc.groups.io <snovarc@snovarc.groups.io> on behalf of Linda Hanson <lindamilth2@...>
Sent: Friday, February 21, 2020 10:12 PM
To: snovarc@snovarc.groups.io <snovarc@snovarc.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SnoVARC] VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed
 
Hi, Irvina!

Oops, somehow my email got sent before I was finished!  I just got my VE certificate last year, but since I've never actually used it, I think a refresher with practical info would be helpful.  Also, I would be available to help as a VE in April if needed.  I just have a general, so can only be a VE for Technician exams.

Linda Hanson
KI7NWT

On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 10:07 PM Linda Hanson <lindamilth2@...> wrote:
Hi, Irvina!

I'm planning to take the VE refresher course on 3/3.  

On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 1:43 PM Irvina Mizell <irvina.mizell@...> wrote:
Pop-up meeting, last minute.  If you have any interest in serving as a VE (Volunteer Examiner) at the testing in April, please do three things:

  • Mark your calendar for this coming Tuesday, February 25th.  Join me at the Duvall Fire Station to review the requirements to become a VE (let me know you're coming please).
  • If possible, prior to the meeting review the VE manual here:   http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf
  • Let me know you'd like to take the VE Refresher course, taught by Dave Wickert, scheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:30 also at the Fire Station.  You do not need to be a current VE to take this class with Dave.  Per Dave:  The Seminar is designed for an existing VE seeking to understand the latest issues such as the proper handling of the new “felony question”, lifetime exam credit, etc. Included in the seminar is an extensive practicum — learn how to solve just about every exam problem under the sun. While this version of the Seminar is being taught as a refresher, it is perfectly OK that a ham thinking of becoming a VE also attend. We strongly recommend that you at least read the VE Manual (http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf) prior to the Seminar as we will assume a basic understanding of the exam process. You can even start the process by completing your open-book exam paperwork 😊  Or bring it with you and ask the group help you with the questions! Open-book means open-book 😊
If you are already an experienced VE and would like to facilitate on the 25th, let me know.  Otherwise, we will be like the blind leading the blind.

Thanks.

Irvina



--
Milt & Linda Hanson
Milt's phone: 206-910-7191
Linda's phone: 206-910-4140


--
Milt & Linda Hanson
Milt's phone: 206-910-7191
Linda's phone: 206-910-4140


Re: VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed

Irvina Mizell
 

I'll put you down.  Thanks.

Irvina



From: snovarc@snovarc.groups.io <snovarc@snovarc.groups.io> on behalf of Linda Hanson <lindamilth2@...>
Sent: Friday, February 21, 2020 10:07 PM
To: snovarc@snovarc.groups.io <snovarc@snovarc.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SnoVARC] VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed
 
Hi, Irvina!

I'm planning to take the VE refresher course on 3/3.  

On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 1:43 PM Irvina Mizell <irvina.mizell@...> wrote:
Pop-up meeting, last minute.  If you have any interest in serving as a VE (Volunteer Examiner) at the testing in April, please do three things:

  • Mark your calendar for this coming Tuesday, February 25th.  Join me at the Duvall Fire Station to review the requirements to become a VE (let me know you're coming please).
  • If possible, prior to the meeting review the VE manual here:   http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf
  • Let me know you'd like to take the VE Refresher course, taught by Dave Wickert, scheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:30 also at the Fire Station.  You do not need to be a current VE to take this class with Dave.  Per Dave:  The Seminar is designed for an existing VE seeking to understand the latest issues such as the proper handling of the new “felony question”, lifetime exam credit, etc. Included in the seminar is an extensive practicum — learn how to solve just about every exam problem under the sun. While this version of the Seminar is being taught as a refresher, it is perfectly OK that a ham thinking of becoming a VE also attend. We strongly recommend that you at least read the VE Manual (http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf) prior to the Seminar as we will assume a basic understanding of the exam process. You can even start the process by completing your open-book exam paperwork 😊  Or bring it with you and ask the group help you with the questions! Open-book means open-book 😊
If you are already an experienced VE and would like to facilitate on the 25th, let me know.  Otherwise, we will be like the blind leading the blind.

Thanks.

Irvina



--
Milt & Linda Hanson
Milt's phone: 206-910-7191
Linda's phone: 206-910-4140


Re: VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed

Linda Hanson <lindamilth2@...>
 

Hi, Irvina!

Oops, somehow my email got sent before I was finished!  I just got my VE certificate last year, but since I've never actually used it, I think a refresher with practical info would be helpful.  Also, I would be available to help as a VE in April if needed.  I just have a general, so can only be a VE for Technician exams.

Linda Hanson
KI7NWT

On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 10:07 PM Linda Hanson <lindamilth2@...> wrote:
Hi, Irvina!

I'm planning to take the VE refresher course on 3/3.  

On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 1:43 PM Irvina Mizell <irvina.mizell@...> wrote:
Pop-up meeting, last minute.  If you have any interest in serving as a VE (Volunteer Examiner) at the testing in April, please do three things:

  • Mark your calendar for this coming Tuesday, February 25th.  Join me at the Duvall Fire Station to review the requirements to become a VE (let me know you're coming please).
  • If possible, prior to the meeting review the VE manual here:   http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf
  • Let me know you'd like to take the VE Refresher course, taught by Dave Wickert, scheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:30 also at the Fire Station.  You do not need to be a current VE to take this class with Dave.  Per Dave:  The Seminar is designed for an existing VE seeking to understand the latest issues such as the proper handling of the new “felony question”, lifetime exam credit, etc. Included in the seminar is an extensive practicum — learn how to solve just about every exam problem under the sun. While this version of the Seminar is being taught as a refresher, it is perfectly OK that a ham thinking of becoming a VE also attend. We strongly recommend that you at least read the VE Manual (http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf) prior to the Seminar as we will assume a basic understanding of the exam process. You can even start the process by completing your open-book exam paperwork 😊  Or bring it with you and ask the group help you with the questions! Open-book means open-book 😊
If you are already an experienced VE and would like to facilitate on the 25th, let me know.  Otherwise, we will be like the blind leading the blind.

Thanks.

Irvina



--
Milt & Linda Hanson
Milt's phone: 206-910-7191
Linda's phone: 206-910-4140


--
Milt & Linda Hanson
Milt's phone: 206-910-7191
Linda's phone: 206-910-4140


Re: VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed

Linda Hanson <lindamilth2@...>
 

Hi, Irvina!

I'm planning to take the VE refresher course on 3/3.  

On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 1:43 PM Irvina Mizell <irvina.mizell@...> wrote:
Pop-up meeting, last minute.  If you have any interest in serving as a VE (Volunteer Examiner) at the testing in April, please do three things:

  • Mark your calendar for this coming Tuesday, February 25th.  Join me at the Duvall Fire Station to review the requirements to become a VE (let me know you're coming please).
  • If possible, prior to the meeting review the VE manual here:   http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf
  • Let me know you'd like to take the VE Refresher course, taught by Dave Wickert, scheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:30 also at the Fire Station.  You do not need to be a current VE to take this class with Dave.  Per Dave:  The Seminar is designed for an existing VE seeking to understand the latest issues such as the proper handling of the new “felony question”, lifetime exam credit, etc. Included in the seminar is an extensive practicum — learn how to solve just about every exam problem under the sun. While this version of the Seminar is being taught as a refresher, it is perfectly OK that a ham thinking of becoming a VE also attend. We strongly recommend that you at least read the VE Manual (http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf) prior to the Seminar as we will assume a basic understanding of the exam process. You can even start the process by completing your open-book exam paperwork 😊  Or bring it with you and ask the group help you with the questions! Open-book means open-book 😊
If you are already an experienced VE and would like to facilitate on the 25th, let me know.  Otherwise, we will be like the blind leading the blind.

Thanks.

Irvina



--
Milt & Linda Hanson
Milt's phone: 206-910-7191
Linda's phone: 206-910-4140


Re: VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed

Irvina Mizell
 

6:pm

Thanks Howard.

Irvina



From: snovarc@snovarc.groups.io <snovarc@snovarc.groups.io> on behalf of Howard E. Mahran / WA1HEM <wa1hem@...>
Sent: Friday, February 21, 2020 2:11 PM
To: snovarc@snovarc.groups.io <snovarc@snovarc.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SnoVARC] VE Class, Refresher Course, and Instructor Needed
 
What time on Tuesday?

Excuse my typos - sent via my thumbs or by voice from a mobile device

On Feb 21, 2020, at 1:43 PM, Irvina Mizell <irvina.mizell@...> wrote:


Pop-up meeting, last minute.  If you have any interest in serving as a VE (Volunteer Examiner) at the testing in April, please do three things:

  • Mark your calendar for this coming Tuesday, February 25th.  Join me at the Duvall Fire Station to review the requirements to become a VE (let me know you're coming please).
  • If possible, prior to the meeting review the VE manual here:   http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf
  • Let me know you'd like to take the VE Refresher course, taught by Dave Wickert, scheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:30 also at the Fire Station.  You do not need to be a current VE to take this class with Dave.  Per Dave:  The Seminar is designed for an existing VE seeking to understand the latest issues such as the proper handling of the new “felony question”, lifetime exam credit, etc. Included in the seminar is an extensive practicum — learn how to solve just about every exam problem under the sun. While this version of the Seminar is being taught as a refresher, it is perfectly OK that a ham thinking of becoming a VE also attend. We strongly recommend that you at least read the VE Manual (http://www.arrl.org/files/file/VEs/VE%20Manual%20Web%20FINAL%202014.pdf) prior to the Seminar as we will assume a basic understanding of the exam process. You can even start the process by completing your open-book exam paperwork 😊  Or bring it with you and ask the group help you with the questions! Open-book means open-book 😊
If you are already an experienced VE and would like to facilitate on the 25th, let me know.  Otherwise, we will be like the blind leading the blind.

Thanks.

Irvina


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