Check out ARRL's "What is Ham Radio" website for
Amateur Radio information.
See N7CFO's website for scheduled classes and testing sessions in Western Washington.
The license question pools can be found at:
Helpful instruction and study guides can be found at:
Charts showing US Amateur Radio frequency privileges:
Morse code is not required for any USA Amateur Radio license, but can be fun to learn. A Microsoft® Windows® program that helps to learn morse code can be found at: www.justlearnmorsecode.com A website that offers morse code practice is at: lcwo.net Another site at: aa9pw.com/morsecode also has practice for Technician, General and Extra license exams. There are apps for smart phones/tablets/etc. Check out your device's app store for details.
Elmers (or mentors) provide personal guidance and assistance to would-be hams or newly licensed hams. A ham is a Federal Communications Commission licensed amateur radio operator. Email Don Lockridge, the CVARS Elmer coordinator, and he will have someone contact you.
Watch this page for scheduled classes.Links verified 11/02/2023.
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