Steve, are you studying? Cool. There's enough interest in a ham class and test, I need to schedule it. Won't happen before Cruise Moab and probably not before Rubithon, but maybe.
Not sure this is the best first radio (low power and cryptic even for a ham radio), but they are cheap and disposable.
"Why does the U.S. care which flag will be hoisted on a small piece of land thousands of miles away?" -- Ron Paul