I have a license VA7MMP but I am both impoverished and able to build things. So I thought the easiest and cheapest way of getting on the air would be to learn code and then build the TX/RX to do it.
The TX/RX is done, just need to learn the code. Which is the hardest bit!
Keeping going, if your expectations were too high, would be a good candidate.
How much of the 15 months since you signed up have you spent practising ?
How much SWL are you doing ?
Any mp3s of morse on your cellphone ?