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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

RF Exposure – Evaluating Your Station
Posted March 26th, 2016 by in Ham Radio 101

You probably recall the regulation, or at least the exam questions about it:

Stations transmitting more than 50 watts PEP at the antenna with VHF must conduct an RF exposure evaluation.

Or … Read More

(T8A09) FM Bandwidth
Posted May 1st, 2016 by in Question of the Week

T8A09 from the Technician License Course Section 6.3, Bandwidth and Sidebands:
What is the approximate bandwidth of a VHF repeater FM phone signal?

A.  Less than 500 Hz
B.  About 150 kHz
C.  Between … Read More

Antennas… How Many Do I Need?
Posted March 19th, 2016 by in Shack Talk

Recently a student in our Technician License Class realized that it may take quite a few antennas to cover all of the available ham bands. He asked, “So how many … Read More