it was actually a couple nights ago. i am(or waiting for)official technical license call sign. it should be a few days for that. turns out that 2 people from were i work are active hamsters /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif and both maintain some repeaters. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif just have to get a radio now. what do you guys think of the kenwood TH-G707 ?. I want something with dual band. ARQ.