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Before you can operate on a radio by yourself, you have to get your license. This license is issued by the FCC and has 3 different Classes (levels) that you can achieve. The first class is Technician, the second in General, and the third is Extra. In order get a Technician License you must pass a 35 question test. Tests are given by other amateur radio operators at a test secession. Recently the FCC has eliminated the Morse Code requirement on all classes of licenses. Each license class has an available question pool that is the questions that will be on the test you must pass. The question pool changes every 4 years so make sure you are studying from the most current one.
There are many ways to available to for you to study and prepare to take each of the different class license tests. Each license class must be earned in order Technician, then General, and lastly Extra. The information below is provided to give you a small idea of what is available for you to use, and not meant to be a complete resources list. Use your favorite search engine and you will find a wealth of information to help you prepare for your licensing test.
Or you may use your favorite search engine and search your city with the words radio club. ie Euless Radio Club. If your city does not have a club there may be one in a city close to you.
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