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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

AC Circuit Complex Impedance, Part 3: Putting It All Together
Posted December 4th, 2014 by in Ham Radio 101

In Part 1 of this series, It’s Just a Passing Phase, we defined the sine waveform of the most common AC signals, illustrated how AC voltage and current each vary … Read More

(T7A04) Receiver Signal Discrimination
Posted February 23rd, 2015 by in Question of the Week

T7A04 from the Technician License Course Section 12.0, Avoiding Interference:
Which term describes the ability of a receiver to discriminate between multiple signals?

A. Discrimination ratio
B. Sensitivity
C. Selectivity
D. Harmonic Distortion

Operations on the … Read More

Ham Radio Peculiar Pecuniary Interest
Posted February 3rd, 2015 by in Shack Talk

One of the basic principles of amateur radio established by the FCC is that you cannot use it for monetary gain. The FCC calls this “pecuniary interest”, which includes any … Read More