welcome to the 1stgen forums. we're are delighted to have you on here with us.
man there is soooo much information on here. i highly recommend you to use the search button first. more then likely someone has asked the question already or going through the same thing you are.
secondly, add your general location under your username, so people can see where you roughly are. Sometime there might be people near by that can help you out too if you need...
Cant wait to see your progress on your 73!
post some pictures!