I'm looking for #radioamateurs - pls boost or tell me. :)
@DC7IA I'm not one. Was thinking about becoming one for years, but never found the time.
Also, I don't want to write a log every time I transmit something. Documentation is already killing me at work, I don't want to have this also as a hobby.
@uhrheber You don't need to write a log.
@DC7IA @uhrheber CEPT/ERO changes have reduced admin burden / barriers for newer entrants, although 1 problem we have in UK (not sure if DE is same) is in some areas foundation tests (which need practical assessment) are only held once every year in unusual locations away from larger towns.
Lack of public transport means if you don't own a car means getting to these locations isn't easy.
@DC7IA @uhrheber I noticed one US area did the "foundation" exams *every month* and was linked to volunteer ambulance service (makes perfect sense, our local radio club also has some meetings in the volunteer ambulance HQ)
I get impression UK is trying to copy this, but lacks the resources within both community and Ofcom to match what USA is doing.
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