This course provides a self-study strategy for preparing to take the FCC Technician Class Amateur Radio by using the Hamradio School Technician License Course textbook. The material presented in this course is valid for exams taken between November 2021 and June 2022.
How to use this course
Follow these steps to obtain your FCC Technician Class Amateur Radio License:
Obtain the textbook: Technician License Course, 3rd Edition, by Stu Turner. You must have this specific textbook to complete this course.
Study and learn the material in the book; audio support files are available for students who desire additional explanation of the concepts presented in the textbook.
Take the quiz for each section of the textbook and review the additional material (PDF documents, links to topical websites, and videos) provided for each section.
Schedule a time to take the exam using one of these resources:
- ARRL Find an Amateur Radio License Exam in Your Area page - for Online and In-Person exam sessions
- HamStudy Find a Session page - for Remote (i.e. Online) and In-Person exam sessions
- Your local ham radio club (Google search)
Students in the Fargo-Moorhead area, and those affilated with the NDSU Amateur Radio Society, may contact the RRRA to inquire about an online exam.
- Take and pass the exam. Information about the exam structure is available on the Ham Radio School “Dissecting Your Technician Exam” page. Online exams are normally processed by the FCC in less than a week; in-person exam results may take longer to process.
About This Course
This course was created by R. Jay Goos, WS0Y, for the Red River Radio Amateurs and NDSU Amateur Radio Society but may be used by anyone interested in obtaining their US Technician Class Amateur Radio License.
Support for this course is only available to students in the Fargo-Moorhead area or students associated with the NDSU Amateur Radio Society.
This course is valid for FCC Technician Class Amateur Radio License exams between November 2021 and June 2022.
THIS COURSE IS PRESENTED IN GOOD FAITH AND FOR GENERAL INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY. NEITHER RED RIVER RADIO AMATEURS NOR THE COURSE AUTHOR MAKE ANY WARRANTIES ABOUT THE COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, AND ACCURACY OF THIS INFORMATION. ANY ACTION YOU TAKE USING THE INFORMATION YOU FIND IN THIS COURSE IS STRICTLY AT YOUR OWN RISK. RED RIVER RADIO AMATEURS AND THE COURSE AUTHOR WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSSES AND/OR DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS COURSE.