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    Portland TRACON

    I don't mind working for an hour. I don't mind sitting on a sector with no traffic. I know that it is frustrating when there is absolutely no good reason to do so, but I can deal with that. What specifically is so bad about the training program?
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    Glad there are finally some people moving forward. Don't wash out I will need the seniority. See...

    Glad there are finally some people moving forward. Don't wash out I will need the seniority. See in like six months. Let me know what area you get.
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    ATC'ers can give blood for paid time off???

    You can only do it once every 59 days.
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    Mechanics

    There is no such thing as an A&P recommendation. There is a rule that allows you to put in a specific number of hours and its a lot of hours. I was an A&P for 4 years before I was picked up for air traffic. Great job, doesn't pay very well though. Unless you do contract type work that is not...
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    Denver Center - ZDV

    I also heard Zero for salt lake center so probably not a good choice.
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    Denver Center - ZDV

    I heard there will be 14 new hires next fiscal year for what its worth. This is from a reliable source.
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    Denver Center - ZDV

    Scope dope is absolutely right. For those of us that are just starting or looking forward to starting stage two or three it is good news, because I would rather be delayed after getting checked out on my D-sides. Of course when ERAM training comes back that will be a problem for all...
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    Denver Center - ZDV

    Non-radar is pass/fail at the facility. Sorry I can see now that it wasn't very clear. Although if you go to area 4 there is no low altitude sectors. Therefore you don't have to do non-radar.
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    Denver Center - ZDV

    Training is not backed up at ZDV anymore. (could happen again when eram training comes back) I was under the impression when I arrived that I would have to wait a long time to get through training but that has not been the case. The bad news is non-radar is pass/fail again. You can look forward...
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    Also, non radar is back so you can look forward to that.

    Also, non radar is back so you can look forward to that.
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    Good luck on the PV. I am so glad thats behind me. See you in the center soon.

    Good luck on the PV. I am so glad thats behind me. See you in the center soon.
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    Hey, did you get a class date yet?

    Hey, did you get a class date yet?
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    Did you get a class date yet?

    Did you get a class date yet?
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    Denver Center - ZDV

    Probably spend the whole summer in there, that is when I am not remote piloting.
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    Hey I am sure you have seen my posts on the ZDV related threads. I hope you get your class date...

    Hey I am sure you have seen my posts on the ZDV related threads. I hope you get your class date soon. Believe me I know how it feels to wait. I am leaving for OKC this Sunday.
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    Hello, hope to see you in ZDV after OKC

    Hello, hope to see you in ZDV after OKC
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    How do you get the most out of your Per diem

    There are plenty of homeowners in OKC who are familiar with the legitimate way to get your full Per Diem (its not complicated). I know of a good place close to Isolla Bella that is about $20 per day furnished including internet and cable. Its a large house all inclusive you don't need to worry...
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    Who's going to ZDV?

    Another guy at were I work was Pub 2 and headed for salt lake tower, anyway he was told way back in June that nothing until after October. Then he got a call the first part of July for academy two weeks out. Hopefully you wont get a date and then have them change (delay) it on you like they did...
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    People who have received FOL and class dates...

    I have received three FOLs so far. With class dates of August 20, October 6, and finally October 7. When the HR rep called me to tell me my class had changed again I almost lost it because I was just about to turn in my two week notice. Three months of shorttimeres syndrome is getting old...
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    Who's going to ZDV?

    Hey guys I am going as well. I am Pub3 and I am headed to Oklahoma October 7th. Any of you going to be there at that time?