Ham Radio License

A ham radio license is an authorization from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that allows an individual to operate a ham radio. There are three levels of ham radio licenses: Technician, General, and Amateur Extra. In order to get a ham radio license, you must pass an examination.

There are many ham radio clubs across the United States. These clubs hold meetings and conventions where you can learn more about ham radio and how to study for the ham radio examination. Some clubs even offer classes to help you prepare for the exam.

The best way to study for the ham radio exam is to purchase a copy of the Ham Radio License Manual. This book contains all of the information that you need to know in order to pass the exam. You can also find practice tests online that will help you prepare for the exam.

Once you have passed the ham radio exam, you will need to purchase a ham radio license. The cost of a ham radio license varies depending on which level of license you obtain. Technician licenses are $15, General licenses are $30, and Amateur Extra licenses are $50.

  • Ham Radio Clubs
  • How to Study for Ham Radio Examination
  • Amateur Radio License Manual
  • Practice Tests Online
  • Licenses and Fees

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Thomas Edison State University