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We are an amateur radio license preparation and education service dedicated to helping you develop the knowledge and skills you need to get on the air quickly, with competence and confidence.  With our integrated learning system you will ace your ham radio license exam, and you will Really Get It! You will really understand ham radio!  Read More

Get Your Ham Radio License!
Posted July 30th, 2014 by in Feature Article

You want to get your ham radio license, huh? Good! I know it can seem chaotic and confusing at first. There is a ton of jargon to cut through. A room … Read More

WBØTGE’s “Mighty Woof” – 2m/440 MHz Dual Band Fan Dipole
Posted March 25th, 2014 by in Guest Article

This article was submitted to HamRadioSchool.com by Al Andzik WBØTGE. It describes a unique copper pipe fan dipole that Al created and that provides fantastic results!  Thanks for the submission, … Read More

Amateur Satellite Contacts
Posted December 24th, 2015 by in Ham Radio 101

Amateur satellites function as repeaters in orbit. By transmitting to an amateur satellite in low earth orbit you can make contacts hundreds of miles distant. It is not unusual for … Read More

(E7G12) Op Amp
Posted January 26th, 2016 by in Question of the Week

E7G12:  What is an integrated circuit operational amplifier?

A.  A high-gain, direct-coupled differential amplifier with very high input impedance and very low output impedance
B.  A digital audio amplifier whose characteristics are … Read More

Vanity Call Sign?
Posted December 23rd, 2015 by in Shack Talk

A common question I hear from new hams is “how do I get a vanity call sign?” The process is probably harder than it needs to be but certainly something … Read More