How to Get Started

HOW TO GET STARTED IN AMATEUR RADIO

There are different ways to get started in Amateur (Ham) Radio, you can learn from home study, or you can try a on-line source, or you can take a class, follow the links below;
Here are a couple of books  that will help you obtain your Technician License (check your local Radio Shack retail store or links below)
American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Recommended site
W5YI Super Site
Ham Radio Online
Gordon West Radio School
Gordo is an Ham Radio Icon
Amazon.com
Amateur Radio Books Search
Beginners Guide to Ham Radio
Ham Radio University

 

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On-Line web sites that offer practice tests:

                                                          http://www.qrz.com/hamtest/
Ham Test Online 
 

Ham University

Ham University is the premier Windows program for helping you pass your FCC Exams

 

 

 

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