How I Started (Pocket Money, Hobby & Apprenticeship)

It covers how I started by doing a Sunday Paper and Fruit & Veg rounds. Using this extra pocket money to buy camping gear and later start my hobby building Crystal Radios from kits bought from the Radio Ham Shop. In my 2nd year at High School borrowed and built the transistor circuits, learned their theory of operation and changed components and observed changes.

This knowledge helped me pass the apprenticeship tests. Out of 600+ applicants being 1 off 10 an apprenticeship. This covered the first 6 years of my working life.

Followed by three permanent roles and then started contracting around Western Europe and across the USA.

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Created: Dec 9, 2019

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