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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 2: Reacting Nicely!
Posted October 22nd, 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

G5A06 Capacitive Reactance
Posted November 22nd, 2014 by in Question of the Week

G5A06  from the General License Course Section 6.4, Impedance and Reactance:
How does a capacitor react to AC?

A. As the frequency of the applied AC increases, the reactance decreases
B. As the … Read More

Allowable International Contacts with Ham Radio
Posted November 10th, 2014 by in Shack Talk

In our Technician License Class, the question comes up: “What allowable international contacts can I make with ham radio?”  Allowable international contacts comes from one of the questions in the Technician … Read More