I have done it a couple of times. It's a blast, and if you are a Glock shooter, it'll give you a ton of great information and skills. IT does depend greatly on which instructor you get. Some are OK, some are stellar. My first go around I got the guy that teaches all the other teachers.
Are they still only applying the bylaws selectively or to the whole membership?
Just wondering if the status quo has changed.
Are they still kicking members out who joined, and were in good standing but never set foot on the premises?
They have such a great way of doing things there!
I started out by looking online for lists of local repeaters, and learned how to program them all in to the radio. Then I started discovering nets, locals talking, and other goodies.
Have fun! And start studying for your General.