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General License Course

License Level 2
Explains all 427 questions in the General exam question pool.
  • Designed for the licensed Technician

  • 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 General 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

Course Overview Video - See how it works
General License Course  $29.95
Free preview lessons with account creation.
General License Course - book only
(print, monochrome interior)        $23.95
  • Simple explanations of all General exam pool items.

  • Fully illustrated, 245 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 Rules and Regs

1.1 Bands and Privileges 
1.2 Special Services 
1.3 DX and Details 

2.0 Operating Your Radio 

2.1 Good Amateur Practice 
2.2 Operating Techniques 
2.3 CW 

3.0 Digital Modes 

3.1 Digital Mode Basics 
3.2 Frequency Shift Keying Modes 
3.3 Packet & Other Digital Modes

4.0 Propagation 

4.1 Solar Activity 
4.2 Ionosphere & Magnetosphere 4

4.3 Operational Impacts

5.0 Processing Signals

5.1 Signal Characteristics 
5.2 Transmitting Signals
5.3 Receiving Signals

6.0 Antennas 

6.1 Theory & Principles 
6.2 Directional Antennas 
6.3 SWR & Impedance Matching

7.0 Hamtronics 

7.1 Power and Principles 
7.2 Components 
7.3 Series & Parallel Component 
7.4 Impedance & Reactance 
7.5 Power Sources 
7.6 Amps & Tubes 
7.7 ICs and Computers 
7.8 Measurement 
7.9 Avoiding Interference 

8.0 Safety 

8.1 Electrical & Antenna Precautions 
8.2 RF Exposure 

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