Technician Class Study Schedule

Session 1
Welcome to Amateur Radio / Radio and Signal Fundamentals

  • 1.1 What is Amateur Radio
  • 1.2 The FCC and Licensing
  • 1.3 Amateur Radio Activities
  • 1.4 Getting Your Ham Radio License
  • 2.1 Radio Signals and Waves
  • 2.2 Radio Equipment Basics

Session 2
Electricity, Components, and Circuits

  • 3.1 Electricity
  • 3.2 Components and Units
  • 3.3 Radio Circuits

Session 3
Propagation, Antennas, and Feed Lines

  • 4.1 Propagation
  • 4.2 Antenna and Radio Wave Basics
  • 4.3 Feed Lines and SWR
  • 4.4 Practical Antenna Systems

Session 4
Amateur Radio Equipment

  • 5.1 Modulation
  • 5.2 Transmitters and Receivers
  • 5.3 Digital Communications
  • 5.4 Power Supplies and Batteries

Session 5
Communicating with Other Hams

  • 6.1 Band Plans
  • 6.2 Making Contacts
  • 6.3 Using Repeaters
  • 6.4 Nets
  • 6.5 Communications Public Service
  • 6.6 Satellite Operating

Session 6
Licensing Regulations

  • 7.1 Licensing Terms
  • 7.2 Bands and Privileges
  • 7.3 International Rules
  • 7.4 Call Signs

Session 7
Operating Regulations

  • 8.1 Control Operators
  • 8.2 Identification
  • 8.3 Interference
  • 8.4 Third-Party Communications
  • 8.5 Remote and Automatic Operation
  • 8.6 Prohibited Transmissions

Session 8
Safety

  • 9.1 Electrical Safety
  • 9.2 Managing RF in Your Station
  • 9.3 RF Interference (RFI)
  • 9.4 RF Exposure
  • 9.5 Mechanical Safety

Amateur Radio, Emergency Communications, Traffic Handling and more