Monthly Archives: January 2015

“Hacking” the General and Extra exams (from N7SMI)

This was recently posted in the /amateurradio subreddit, and I thought it was worth reposting. Thanks to N7SMI for writing it up and giving me permission to repost it here!   Here are 10 tips for hacking the amateur radio … Continue reading

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Renewing or updating your license online — free!

Edit: This applies only to FCC-issued call signs, such as US call signs.  If you have information about how to do it in other countries, feel free to post in the comments! My wife got a letter in the mail today.  I’m sure … Continue reading

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2015 General question pool released!

The question pool committee has released the new General class license question pool, and it is now available on! Important! This pool will not take effect until July 1, 2015! If you are testing before then, study the previous pool. … Continue reading

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