Essence of Ham Radio
||I've talked with Kings, doctors, actors,
astronauts, aristocrats, Indian Chiefs...
can you do with HAM radio
Years of HAM radio
|Intro to the
||By Dave Casler, KE0OG
Year Old gets her HAM License!
||Yup! Anyone can!
7 and 8 years old get their License
||From Shippensburg, PA!
have the 'knack?'
||(Note: Great if you have it. You don't need
in on an orbiting satellite with an HT
how to talk with the International Space Station (ISS)
(Amateur Radio on the Int'l Space Station)
Time Ham Communications with the International Space
||YouTube Video - Includes a mini tour of the
International Space Station
||(Getting 'over the hill' is
sometimes very desirable!)
(when they are abused)
portable power we need, but don't mishandle them
Switch and Relay
||and and (capacitor)|
Antenna - Diana Eng
1/2 wave length
|Building a Dipole
|Build a home antenna for your HT radio||16:34 (first 10 min)
antenna made from ???
use an SWR Meter
your own repeater!
first call using a local repeater
Earning Your First Ham License
- Frequency Chart
ULS (Universal Licensing System)
is it like during an
Amateur Radio Exam? --> Click Here
|HERE’S A VIDEO OF A VE SESSION
(fyi). Gives a good overview... not overly
exciting, but important. Techs, Generals, and Extras all
take the tests together. Note that the levels are color
coded so we don’t get everything mixed up. At least 3
VEs are required to be present to assure integrity of the
process. The tests are graded quickly using the blue plastic
overlays on the bubble-answer sheets, visible in the
video We don’t give you scores of how many right or
wrong. Oh, yes, by the way, sorry, we don’t serve coffee and
donuts (I think they run weekend morning VE sessions)!
|Ham Test Online||Charges - 2 Year subscription - Has
comprehensive tracking of your progress, strong points, weak
points and many other options.
||Free. Options include... Study, Flash Cards
and Practice test. You can sign in with your email
address, Facebook or Google accounts
|Ham Study (YouTube explanation)|| Explanation of how
HamStudy.org works. (Sound is very quiet)
|ARRL's Ham Radio
||Free - Requires Sign-up
|ARRL Question pool||Free - A list of the questions
Ready to take the Exam
||Other practice tests are shown here
|AA9PW.com exam practice||No sign-up needed. Free. Practice exams with
scoring at the end.
|Radio QTH||Free. Requires sign-up. Keeps a history of
the practice tests you've taken.
|QRZ Practice Exam||Free. Requires sign-up. Shows previous
question with your answer and the correct answer. Keeps a