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Extra License Course

License Level 3
Explains all 602 questions in the Extra exam question pool.
  • Designed for the licensed General

  • Self-paced & self-administered

  • Bite-sized, topical organization

  • Convenient online format

  • Non-expiring subscription

  • Created by expert hams

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How the course works

Our complete Extra License Course is delivered to you online, and each lesson includes:​

  • eBook reading, explaining and highlighting the question pool items.

  • Video classroom instruction, reinforcing exam content and practical applications.

  • Focused exam item review materials.

  • Interactive quiz with full exam pool item questions and responses.

  • Depth options - video, audio, articles, & links to explore beyond the exam.

The course also includes:

  • Practice exams to test your readiness, just like the real exams.

  • Non-expiring subscription, so you can continue your ham radio education into the future.

Lesson by Lesson...

eBook Reading

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Course Overview Video - See how it works
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Extra License Course  $44.95
Free preview lessons with account creation.
Extra License Course 2024-2028- print book $34.95
  • NEW! For 2024-2028 question pool

  • Explains all Extra exam pool items.

  • Fully illustrated, 336 pages.

  • Topically organized.

  • Free online quizzes and learning supplements.

What's this?

Interactive quizzes displaying the full exam question and response options, covering all questions explained in a course section.

What's this?

Video, audio, articles, and links for each section topic that reinforce exam prep and go deeper for practical learning. Free & open.

What you'll learn
What You'll Learn, Section by Section:

1.0 Operating Your Station 

1.1 Common Operating Practices 
1.2 Amateur Satellite Operations 

2.0 Rules and Regs 

2.1 Operational Regulations 
2.2 Station Control & Restrictions 
2.3 Volunteer Examiner Regulations 

3.0 Propagation 

3.1 HF Propagation Factors 
3.2 VHF+ Propagation Factors 

4.0 Digital Modes 

4.1 Digital Encoding Concepts 
4.2 Frequency Shift Keying Modes 
4.3 Digital Packet Modes 
4.4 Additional Digital Modes 
4.5 Amateur TV 

5.0 Electrical Circuit Principles 

5.1 Complex Impedance 
5.2 Resonant Circuits and Q 

6.0 Hamtronics I: Components 

6.1 Inductors and Cores 
6.2 Semiconductor Components 
6.3 VHF+ Component Packaging 
6.4 Photovoltaics & Optoelectronics 
6.5 Digital Logic Devices 

7.0 Hamtronics II: Analog Circuits 

7.1 Amplifiers 
7.2 Filters & Matching Networks 
7.3 Power Regulators & Supplies 
7.4 Oscillators & Signal Generators 

8.0 Processing Signals 

8.1 Modulation & Demodulation 
8.2 FM Signal Processing 
8.3 Digital Signal Processing 

9.0 Station Performance & Measurement 

9.1 Noise & Spurious Emissions 
9.2 Measuring Performance 

10.0 Antennas 

10.1 Types of Antennas 
10.2 Performance Factors 
10.3 Impedance Matching & Phasing 
10.4 Transmission Lines 
10.5 Smith Chart 
10.6 Special Antennas 

11.0 Safety 

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