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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

The Difference with HF
Posted June 26th, 2014 by in Ham Radio 101

For many newer hams the world of HF may seem a strange and mysterious place. There are no comforting predefined voice channels, the audio is often noisy and the signal … Read More

(G5B09) RMS Voltage
Posted July 9th, 2014 by in Question of the Week

G5B09 from the General License Course Section 6.1, Power and Principles:
What is the RMS voltage of a sine wave with a value of 17 volts peak?

A. 8.5 volts
B. 12 volts
C. … Read More

What’s That Connector on My HT?
Posted June 26th, 2014 by in Shack Talk

All handheld transceivers are shipped standard with an electrically-short monopole antennas, more commonly called rubber duck antennas. I usually refer to this type of antenna as a very convenient crummy … Read More