Info & Links

 

The No-Nonsense Amateur Radio License Study Guides
A crash course in what you need to know to pass the exams. This page does provide books for all three tests, but the technician can be downloaded for free in PDF form.

Online study tool for practicing the exam
A great free online tool to help you study for the test. It provides practice tests with the same questions you would be answering in a real session. Also the site can keep track of your progress. Once you are consistently scoring above 80-90% it is time to take the test! But it may be wise to keep practicing until you have passed the real deal.

FCC Amateur License Search
A very useful search tool for any and all amateur radio licenses that are in the FCC database. Once you have passed the exam and it has been processed, this is where your callsign will show up.

American Radio Relay League
The largest membership association of amateur radio enthusiasts in the USA. Practically synonymous with amateur radio here in the states.

ARRL License Exam Search
Exam session search. Find out when and where upcoming exam sessions are being held near you so you can join us on the air!

ARRL Contest Calendar
An up to date listing of all ARRL on the air contests in the next 12 months. Find out the best times turn the rig on so you can join in on the fun.

ARRL List of international call sign prefixes
A comprehensive list of all callsign prefixes on the air you can use to quickly identify the country that DX signal is originating from.

N0NBH HF Propagation Solar-Terrestrial data
A wealth of regularly updated information on propagation and solar activity.