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Study For Your Ham Radio License Today

 It's nice to memorize the answers to the tests, but it's better to learn what the answers are all about. So buy one of the Ham Radio Manuals and then you will be able to answer the questions when asked. You will find it makes the Ham Radio Hobby that much more exciting. Build that homebrew ham antenna and go dxing qrp style. Just remember there are 3 Licenses and you have to take them in the right order. Check with your local Ham Radio Club for times to take the tests.
  1. Technician
  2. General
  3. Extra
 


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