Archive for May, 2012
If a person is thinking about getting into the amateur ham radio hobby, then it is helpful to research a bit on the equipment needed to start with. Sometimes, a good starting point is to acquire a short wave radio receiver. With this inexpensive start, a person can listen in on a variety of ham radio frequencies. This will give insight into the communications that are ongoing in the ham radio community. Going to the next level requires more Read the rest of this entry »
People are required to take the amateur ham radio exam if they never possessed a ham license, their license has expired past the grace period, if they have a pre-1987 technician license or have a license from another country.
Online test sites should offer exams for several classes of operation. They should offer Technician, Technician Plus, General, Advance and Extra. Each class carries different privileges to perform certain tasks. The Technician license is the one used Read the rest of this entry »