Revised 2nd Edition! Includes practice exam software on CD-ROM.
Get your FIRST ham radio license!
Discover the excitement of ham radio. The Amateur Radio Service offers a unique mix of public service, technology and experimenting with electronics–all with an emphasis on fun. Some hams use their skills to provide communications during emergencies and disasters when all else fails. Others enjoy talking to people across the country and around the globe, participating in local contests and building experiments. The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual will guide you as you get started in the hobby–as you select your equipment, set-up your first station and make your first contact.
Use this book to study for your license exam. Every page presents information you will need to pass the exam and become an effective operator. You'll cover small sections at a time:
At the end of the book, you'll find the entire Technician Question Pool.
NEW! Practice Exam Software included. This book includes the ARRL Exam Review CD-ROM (requires Microsoft Windows). Use it with your book to review the study material. Take randomly-generated practice exams using questions from the actual examination question pool. You won’t have any surprises on exam day!
With this guide as a reference-you'll be on the air in no time! You'll turn to it again and again as you begin your journey into the exciting world of Amateur Radio.
CD-ROM System Requirements: Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7, a color display, 20 MB free hard drive space. Please note: the practice exam software is not MAC compatible.