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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

Getting Started in Ham Radio
Posted July 30th, 2014 by in Feature Article

You want to get into ham radio, 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

Understanding Single Sideband (SSB)
Posted March 1st, 2015 by in Ham Radio 101

A new Technician Class operator is likely to get started in ham radio with VHF and UHF phone operations using FM simplex channels and repeaters. The channelized world of VHF/UHF … Read More

(T3A08) Skip Signal Fade
Posted March 21st, 2015 by in Question of the Week

T3A08 from the Technician License Course Section 5.0, Propagation:
Which of the following is a likely cause of irregular fading of signals received by ionospheric reflection?

A. Frequency shift due to Faraday … Read More

Single Sideband on 2 Meters: The Other VHF Mode
Posted March 9th, 2015 by in Shack Talk

Most new hams get started on the ham bands using FM, with 2m and 70cm being the most popular bands. This is a great way to get started using VHF simplex and repeater … Read More