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.
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