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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 license exam, and you will Really Get It! You will really understand ham radio!  Read More

A Chat with the Goat Hiker, Steve WGØAT!
Posted March 27th, 2014 by in Feature Article

Steve Galchutt, WGØAT, is the “Goat Hiker” and daddy to radio pack-goats Rooster and Peanut!  Steve’s series of adventurous online videos featuring Rooster and Peanut on mountaintop radio activations has … 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

Going Mobile, Part 2 – Solving RFI Problems
Posted March 26th, 2014 by in Ham Radio 101

In a previous feature, I described the mobile installation in my truck, providing a few general tenets of mobile station installation and using my truck station as an example of … Read More

(G5C04) Series and Parallel Components
Posted April 10th, 2014 by in Question of the Week

What is the total resistance of three 100-ohm resistors in parallel?

A. .30 ohms
B. .33 ohms
C. 33.3 ohms
D. 300 ohms

The General License Course section 6.3 is all about … Read More

Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
Posted March 27th, 2014 by in Shack Talk

Because our radio signals can go all of the way around the world, hams use Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) to keep track of our radio contacts. That way, if you … Read More