It aims to teach many of the fundamentals of radio in a stimulating way by actually undertaking practical tasks such as soldering, building a small project and a variety of other exercises, building on the experience you have gained as a Foundation licence holder.
Since passing the foundation licence exam, I have been operating under my M6 call-sign which has proved to be an excellent way to practice and experience much of the theoretical material covered in the intermediate syllabus.
The first two exams I thought were easy enough but the advanced exam was a very different beast. The Full exam was hard-going, especially given the emphasis on theory and electronics, not operating and RF. Transmit on all of the amateur bands Operate unattended beacons Operate stations remotely Build, modify and repair amateur radio transmitters Upgrading to an intermediate licence is well worth it if only for the ability to use 50 watts and to build your own equipment.
Allowing time for the instructor to discuss things and assess multiple students together, this took us a total of about 4 hours to complete not including my construction project. Thanks, Reply Harry Weston Dec 19, The Intermediate Licence Now that you have your amateur radio licence and have gained experience operating, it may be time for you to move on to an Intermediate licence.
I assembled and tested it in an evening and then took it to the radio club for my instructor to inspect and signoff. The M6 was a breeze, with Intermediate being not much of a problem.
Yesterday I received my intermediate license certificate after passing the exam a couple of weeks ago. I found the exam hard and used nearly the whole 2 hours to do it. Read resistor colour codes and confirm values via measurement Demonstrate good circuit soldering skills Terminate PL connectors to suitable coaxial cable Construct a simple circuit Demonstrate the operation of diodes and transistors Demonstrate correct assembly of a fused mains plug Calibrate a variable frequency oscillator Complete a construction project A number of these can be combined together during the assessment session sfor example reading resistor colour codes while assembling a simple circuit.
Your success and comments have inspired me even more.
The key is just that. Reply James Stevens Dec 18, These two websites are both very good — I think it could be entirely possible to get a good exam pass without buying the official study guide and just using these two free websites. I was lucky that my local club in Chelmsford offer a 12 week Intermediate, and a 6 week Advanced crash course.
I used this to do some last minute revision on any weak areas. I completed the practical assessments with my instructor over two radio club meetings. If you apply for your Intermediate licence on the Ofcom website, your licence is free of charge. What Happens After the Intermediate Exam?
I have just enrolled on the Advanced Bath course. The exam consists of 62 multiple choice questions which need to be completed in 2 hours. Ofcom will then issue you with your new, upgraded radio licence and you can get started immediately on the Intermediate frequency allocations at up to 50 watts power.
Intermediate The Next Step: The advanced exam preparation certainly tested my grey matter and I tried to make good use of both QADV and Hamtests as well as reading the excellent books by Alan Betts and Steve Hartley. Did you like this article?
You will be able to go from the 10 watts of the Foundation Licence, up to 50 watts as an Intermediate Licence holder. If you have passed the Intermediate exam you will receive an official result sheet confirming the pass from the invigilator on the day of the exam.
Your exam paper is marked on the spot by the invigilator straight after the exam so, as with the Foundation, there is no long wait to know whether you have passed or not.
I completed my exam paper in about 25 minutes but spent the rest of the time triple checking all of my answers. If you are thinking about or preparing for your intermediate exam, good luck and thanks for reading. The Intermediate Exam Two methods of assessment are used.
The multiple choice questions sound easy in theory, but some questions will have several correct options to choose from, but one is more correct than the other two! I passed both of the mock exam papers so this was a nice confidence boost in advance of the real exam.
A clear acrylic case is included with the kit which must be assembled using the included screws. I took 13 months from M6 to M0.The Intermediate Amateur Radio licence is part of a suite of three examinations designed to give access to the amateur radio bands.
All prospective radio amateurs Papers are available at short notice and are marked locally, with results normally available immediately. Intermediate (and Advanced) examinations must be carried out at a registered. The excitement of amateur radio; About the RSGB; RSGB Convention lectures; Young amateurs; RSGB Strategy; Intermediate mock exams.
RSGB. Intermediate Licence Mock Exam 1: Intermediate Licence Mock Exam 2. Amateur Radio Examination Intermediate Level Exam Date: This paper consists of 45 questions Time Allowed: 1 hour 25 minutes.
Candidate Declaration. I confirm that this is all my own work and that I have C any other radio amateur D any other UK radio amateur. HamTests. Mock Amateur Radio Exam Training Questions. Hamtests Update. Welcome to the new Hamtests Site.
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Since my post in May about completing the RSGB’s amateur radio foundation licence, I’ve been working towards obtaining the next certification, the intermediate mi-centre.comday I received my intermediate license certificate after passing the exam a couple of weeks ago.
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