Essex Ham comment on removal of Foundation Practical Assessments
Essex Ham reports on the RSGB announcement that the current mandatory Foundation Practical Assessments are, with immediate effect, permanently removed from the syllabus
Essex Ham say the decision is largely set to polarise the UK amateur radio community, with arguments both for and against.
The article highlights the various points, both in Favour and Against Mandatory practicals, and notes clubs are still free to run hands-on practicals and demos during their training courses. Just because they’re no longer mandatory, that doesn’t stop clubs from demonstrating concepts via demos, practicals and show-and-tell.
Read the Essex Ham article and Comments section at