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Ham Radio School
Technician License Course

This study guide is for Technician license exams before
July 1, 2026.

  • Prep for the exam while learning ham!

    Don’t waste time brainlessly memorizing questions and answers with little understanding. Prepare for the exam while learning practical ham radio concepts that will get you on the air quicker. Your prep will go faster, stick with you longer, and give you the competency to make that first on-air call.

  • Just the right answers:

    The right answers to exam questions are highlighted in bold print and surrounded by easy-to-understand explanations and loads of graphics. On the exam, the right answers will pop out at you like they are on fire.

  • Fully Illustrated:
    More than 100 professionally crafted illustrations and photographs to help you visualize concepts and remember exam question pool responses.
  • Free extras online:

    Get more ways to learn with our section-by-section learning supplements. Quizzes, videos, audio, articles, and informative links, fully coordinated with each topical section. Reinforces Technician exam question pool items, and provides deeper learning opportunities.

  • Elevate your learning!

    Ace the exam and get on the air quickly. Really understand ham radio! It is the most efficient way to learn and begin operating proficiently.

  • Instructors:

Full classroom materials support available, coordinated with the study guide. Teaching charts, video supplements, expert recommendations. Elevate your classroom, too!

Try Before You Buy!  Free!

Try our first two chapters plus our online quizzes and learning media FREE!  That's 30 pages of content plus supporting video, audio, and articles, free for you to experience our top-rated Technician License learning system.
  • Chapter Ø: Before We Begin establishes some foundational concepts before getting into the exam material.
  • Chapter 1: Operating Your Radio begins exam topic coverage with three sections relating basic transceiver function, form factors, communication techniques, and use of repeater stations.
  • 48 of the 411 Technician question pool items explained!
  • Online interactive quizzes and practice exams, full question pool format to test your learning.
  • 17 informative graphics and photos.
  • Audio illustrating various ham radio operational modes.
  • Video and animations to drive home radio concepts.
  • Ham radio terminology references.
  • And more... FREE just to check out our top-notch system for Technician License exam preparation.
Try it now!


I didn't want to just pass the test by memorizing the answers... I wanted to understand the concepts involved. I highly recommend it.  -- J Bird

Cleared the mud of technical jargon! This book has humor and easily understood examples to explain the more complicated ideas. It is easy to read. It was what I needed to pass my test.  -- Ms. Nezzy

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