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  1. Study 8-10 hours of Technician License radio topics with our quality learning materials:

    • Read our Technician License Course exam prep study guide​, section by section.

    • Review the bold print highlighted exam question pool items in each section.

    • Take each of our online section quizzes to reinforce your learning from each section.

    • Explore our optional learning media supplements for each section -- video, audio, articles, links.

    • Take our online practice exams to test your readiness for the real thing.
       

  2. Take a 35-question, multiple choice license exam:

    • Find an exam session in your local area:  Search for exam sessions here.

    • Correctly answer at least 26 of 35 multiple choice questions (74% score or better).
       

  3. Complete your FCC registration fee:

    • After the exam, receive an email from the FCC with online payment instructions.

    • Submit your $35 fee payment online.

    • Look up your license and call sign when it appears in the FCC online database! (Typically, within 24 hours following completion of the fee payment.)

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Getting Started in Ham Radio

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