RSSGOTA2C: Licensee stories

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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William, M7WHB – aged 10

| July 17, 2020
William, M7WHB – aged 10

My dad is a radio amateur so I have watched him talk to people and I thought that looked interesting. I’m not at school due to COVID-19 and thought that it would be good to learn a skill instead of just doing schoolwork. Before I decided to do the online learning, I looked at “Alex’s […]

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Alison Kristina, M7VKV

| July 17, 2020

I guess my radio background may be different to many. As a child I wasn’t allowed to watch TV and in my early teens my dad bought me a bedside radio/clock/alarm which had MW and LW bands. It was fascinating listening to European stations at night. As I got older I progressed to a Sony ICF-2001D […]

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