That sounds like my XYL - she's also right even when she's wrong!
On 06/01/2011 09:41, geoffrey mendelson wrote:
> On Jan 6, 2011, at 11:06 AM, Steve Hunt wrote:
>> I don't know who Mr. Gordo is, but those comments directly contradict
>> the ARRL Antenna Book and the evidence from EZNEC.
> Gordon West, WB6NOA, one of the most prolific producers of ham radio
> study material in the US.
> I doubt that there is a ham licensed since the 1970's in the US that
> has not used his materials at some time in their lifetime.
> If he states something on his disks, it's true. Not as in "The Truth"
> being an absolute, but "the truth" as in when you see that question on
> the test, you better answer what he says or you will get it wrong.
> US tests are different than other places in the world. There are a set
> series of topics for each license class and within those topics a set
> list of questions and multiple choice answers. All are published and
> every few years the whole pool of questions is peer re-evaluated for
> relevancy and accuracy.
> So if there is a difference between what you see on the test and
> reality, it's best discussed the next time a pool is evaluated, but if
> you are in the process of studying (or plan to be in the future) for
> that test, it's best to ignore anything except the question pool, and
> therefore if Gordo says it, count on it. :-)
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