RSSGOTA2C: Licensee stories

Dan Grosvenor, M7DGA

| August 27, 2020
Dan Grosvenor, M7DGA

Why did you start being interested in amateur radio? My interest started many years ago when I joined my local Air Cadet squadron back in Birmingham. There was a staff member there who was interested in amateur radio and electronics in general. He was able to contact the Wing Radio Officer about getting me involved […]

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Simon Hodgkiss, M7SLH

| August 26, 2020
Simon Hodgkiss, M7SLH

Why did you start being interested in amateur radio? From the age of about ten I have been fascinated listening to people being able to talk to each other. I remember building a pretend radio out of some broken parts to attach to my bike and I thought it was just the best thing ever. […]

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Daniel, M7DNL – 10 years old

| August 7, 2020
Daniel, M7DNL – 10 years old

Daniel says: “I often used to watch my Dad mess around with radios. When lockdown began he suggested it might be worth me getting my own amateur radio licence. I signed up for the Essex Ham online Foundation course and my Dad taught me quite a bit, too. I found memorising the different frequencies and […]

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David Trickett, M7ARZ

| August 7, 2020
David Trickett, M7ARZ

David took the Foundation exam via remote invigilation in June 2020. He said: “I found the whole process very easy to handle. My invigilator, Lawrence, explained everything to me in simple language and made things easy to follow. It was nice to be able to have a chat with him before the exam started as […]

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Robert Gibbs, M7URG

| August 6, 2020
Robert Gibbs, M7URG

Robert passed his Foundation exam in July 2020 via remote invigilation. He said: “I had been sitting on the fence for a while as I am not keen on exams but I’m so pleased I did it. The whole exam experience was really positive and Martin, my invigilator, as well as Dave, the Exams Quality […]

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Declan, 2W0KYH – new young Intermediate licensee

| August 6, 2020
Declan, 2W0KYH – new young Intermediate licensee

Declan, who lives in South Wales, passed his Foundation exam when he was just nine years old. At the beginning of August 2020 when he was 12, he passed the Intermediate exam via remote invigilation. He wore his ‘lucky tie’ for both exams and is aiming for his Full licence next. Declan chose his new […]

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