Winter Extra Class Week 1

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West Fargo Public Library

Registration for RRRA Winter 2018 Extra Classes is now open. This series of classes will help you prepare for the Amateur Extra Class license examination (element 4).

Please register on-line (we use Eventbrite to manage our registrations). There is no charge for instruction; however a textbook is required (approximate cost $30).

Links to purchase the required text book are available on our Education and Testing Schedule.


  • Sign in
  • Introductions
  • Talk about the books and what to bring to class (paper, pen, calculator)
  • Hand out the syllabus
  • Cover what we will be going over each week
  • Chapter 2 - Operating Practices
  • Chapter 3 - Rules and Regulations


Take advantage of the many resources available to study outside of class to better prepare for your license exam.

The ARRL PDF Question Pool Study Guide (valid from July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2020) been rearranged to follow the topics as presented in the ARRL Extra Class License Manual, 10th edition. It provides a paper based means of reviewing the exam questions.

On-line Tools

On-line practice tests and study tools (e.g. flash cards) can help you review and reinforce material covered in class. The best flash card sites track your correct answers and allow you to concentrate on your areas of weakness. Practice tests also provide a gauge of your mastery of the subject matter.

Some of these sites require registration, which can allow you to track your progress across visits. Sites which charge a fee for use are marked with $

Other sites may be found using your favorite search engine.

Smartphone Apps

Study at your convenience with a smartphone app. You may find a test preparation app by searching for “ham radio prep”, “ham radio test”, or “ham radio exam” in the

There are many free and non-free ham radio related apps to choose from.