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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

D Layer Absorption
Posted October 12th, 2015 by in Ham Radio 101

We learn in Technician Class and General Class studies that the ionosphere’s D layer is created in the daytime by ionizing solar rays and fades away completely at night, and … Read More

E5D06 Magnetic Field Orientation
Posted November 15th, 2015 by in Question of the Week

E5D06: In what direction is the magnetic field oriented about a conductor in relation to the direction of electron flow?

A.  In the same direction as the current
B.  In a direction … Read More

SSB Transmit Power: Audio Required!
Posted November 19th, 2015 by in Shack Talk

Recently, I was talking with a new ham about a problem he was experiencing when trying to “tune up” his transmitter. While operating SSB (single-sideband) on 10 meters, he pressed … Read More