Only those questions that are found in the pool are permitted to be used on exams. The question pools are publicly available, and you can access them directly on the web. The questions are prepared and approved for use by a national committee made up of representatives from all the VECs, or Volunteer Examiner Coordinators, nationwide.
Forgot Password? Morse code is not required for this license. With a Technician Class license, you will have all ham radio privileges above 30 MHz.
In the United States, there are currently three levels of Amateur Radio licensing, all of which no longer require knowing morse code:. The Technician license is the current entry-level license into the world of Amateur Radio. This means you are able to use hand-held radios HT's in both simplex direct and through Amateur Radio repeaters.
At the start ofI outlined several of my goals for the year. Among them was passing the Technician and General license exams by April 1st. To be honest, passing the General was too aggressive for my available study time.
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Jump to navigation. Operation of an amateur station requires an amateur operator license grant from the FCC. For individuals entering the amateur service, or upgrading their license operator class, there are three classes of license, each authorizing privileges corresponding to the qualifications required.
Licenses to operate amateur stations for personal use are granted to individuals of any age once they demonstrate an understanding of both pertinent FCC regulations and knowledge of radio station operation and safety considerations. Applicants as young as five years old have passed examinations and were granted licenses. Operator licenses are divided into different classes, each of which corresponds to an increasing degree of knowledge and corresponding privileges.
Today, there are overpeople who hold an amateur radio license. There are two main reasons for this renewed interest in ham radio. The first one is the decision by the Federal Communications Commission in to stop requiring ham operators to know how to send and interpret Morse code.