Training Resources

This page contains useful information and links for obtaining an amateur radio license and furthering your skill set.


Technician License Classes

In March and April 2023, WARS, MACS, and McARCS held a series of classes for obtaining a technician level amateur radio license. Recordings of these classes have been uploaded to YouTube and made available to everyone. The material in these classes is valid until June 30th, 2026. A new question pool will take effect after then.

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For PDF copies of the slide deck and other training materials, click here.


General License Classes

In October 2023, WARS, MACS, and McARCS held a series of classes for obtaining a general level amateur radio license. Recordings of these classes have been uploaded to YouTube and made available to everyone. The material in these classes is valid until June 30th, 2027. A new question pool will take effect after then.

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For those that want to view all of the videos in sequence as a playlist, click here.


Practice Exams

There are a number of websites that provide practice license exams with the current question pools. A couple of popular ones are listed here:

HamExam
AA9PW


Finding a nearby license class or exam session

The ARRL website offers search tools for finding classes and exam sessions near you.

Find an Amateur Radio License Class
Find an Amateur Radio License Exam Session