Ham’ing it up: Why you don’t get on the air before you license

Because it’s illegal. I just thought I’d throw that out there for those that were confused or misdirected… Before I had even taken my ham license test, I was given an old Icom radio to muck about with. As it turned out I found a fairly busy repeater in the East Bay (K6POU) that was quite fun to listen to. It continues to be the busiest repeater, on a regular...