These videos give you an overview of the sections you’ll be studying, along with a few videos of how things actually work. Good luck! Or, use this link to this website’s question page: Ask Dave. 73, Dave. 73 and Thanks. Ham Radio Technician Class Study Guide Technician Class Frequency Privileges in Ham Radio, Part of Ham Radio For Dummies Cheat Sheet. It’s quite a mishmash of several recordings. He said he wanted to get involved with ham radio for emergency… Read full review. I tried clicking on the link on your page to the site for buying one, but the link did not work. If you have a question about any section, simply post a comment on YouTube under that particular video. What resources do you recommend for someone studying for their Technician ticket? Copyright © 2010-2018 by Dave Casler, Mt. Enjoy! Go to www.arrl.org/find-a-club to locate a club near you. This chart helps you follow the rules. 73, Dave, KE��OG, Hello Dave, I’m a newer ham and (along with a few others) trying to get a technician class going and would like to possibly use your videos as part of the curriculum. Enough — let’s watch the video! Technician Class is the “beginner’s” license. After you pass your test, they can help you get on the air, too. Learn how your comment data is processed. A. amzn_assoc_linkid = "b76bb9e8f68abbbc1679851904fbf40e"; This chart helps you follow the rules. I now need to obtain a radio. All the new videos listed below have a direct link to YouTube. 73, Tom W6MTS. “…the best way to prepare for a test might be to master the material it purports to cover, rather than amassing a series of tricks and hacks around the act of test taking.”. amzn_assoc_design = "enhanced_links"; A Technician licensee is allowed access to all ham bands with frequencies of 50 MHz or higher. amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "dcasler04-20"; It’s a very simple dual-band 50-watt analog radio. (I am using an Icom 7300 with a LDG autotuner). It gives you basic privileges, and it allows you to operate your radio on any frequency over 50-MHz. He said he wanted to get involved with ham radio for emergency… As a Technician licensee, you have free access to all amateur frequencies above 50 MHz, but what about on the shortwave high-frequency (HF) bands? No instructional course is ever complete, nor is it perfect. It tells you what self-study book to buy, where to get it, how to study it, and takes you through the introductory chapter. So, you may want to check that out. amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; So, I got the book and studied it. These privileges include operation at the maximum legal power limit and using all types of communications. Equipment, tools, space, the "shack" and safety precautions basics. Good luck with your classes! When you’re getting started, remembering where you’re allowed to operate is important. You can use your browser’s “back” button to return to this list. As soon as the new privileges granted to Technician class licenses come into effect, Technician license holders will get 4 more bands on HF that they did not have before the new rule changes and the ability to transmit voice (SSB) on a portion of 10 meters and CW only on other bands. Section 5.3, Power Supplies and Batteries (T14). Section 5.2, Digital Communications (T13). It’s in convenient chunks of short videos followed by short sections of self study. A new Technician class FCC amateur license is now held by Don of Colorado, thanks to his studies with Ham Radio Prep. The TYT UV8000E seems to be a nice radio. Thank you for the videos for the Technician Class Ham License! Do you have a recommendation for a first-timer’s multi-mode base station? I rendered it out as a single file, which you may listen to by clicking near the very left of the audio player (it’s black on black, for some reason). Watch this short video to learn how. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit"; I took my tech exam today and passed. I was impressed with it while reviewing it, with, of course, the exception of the manual and the cable with the down-level Prolific chip. You may have been redirected here from www.ke0og.net/training. I’ll post my reply to every question. Try out the test questions, then come back for the next video. Hi Ed, the three DVDs together cover the existing Technician videos only (it takes 3 discs to hold all the tech videos). I’ve had a request for the audio that accompanies the title in each video. Section 3.3, Types of Radios and Radio Circuits (T7). Many Technician licensees enjoy using small (2 meter) hand-held radios to stay in touch with other hams in their area. Ed Harwood, W5CVE, Marvin, please feel free to use the videos during your class. The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual, (Fourth Edition) is a mandatory adjunct to this course. Section 8.4, Third-Party Communications (T29). With a Technician Class license, you will have all ham radio privileges above 30 MHz. Good luck! Use These Cool Amazon Links to Support Ham Radio Answers! Wherever you see a mouse symbol in the manual, you can go to www.arrl.org/ham-radio-license-manual for more information. Of course, if you have Internet service where you’re giving the class, you can just play them on YouTube for free. It’s a really low-volume product, and it takes a couple hours to cut the DVDs. want to study for technician 1 license on-line, Fred, thanks for your comments. Thank you for all the work you do putting your website together and offering these videos. This chart helps you follow the rules. 73, Dave, Your email address will not be published. I watched all of them before obtaining the book, so I know that was out of order. I don’t want to get old material. Even if we don’t use them in our class your website will be the first thing I inform my students about. It gives the holder the privilege of broadcasting on all VHF/UHF amateur bands, and a few privileges for broadcasting over HF bands (shortwave radio). I’ve also seen mention of a TYT UV8000SE, but I don’t see it available anywhere. I’m starting to learn CW and would like something that supports that mode for sure. The videos are numbered the same way the sections are numbered in the license manual. Don’t worry, I see them all! Others may have the same question! 73, Dave, My question is, are the DVD’s for all classes of licenses up to date with the new question pools? Part of Ham Radio For Dummies Cheat Sheet When you’re getting started, remembering where you’re allowed to operate is important. This year is a perfect example, June 22-23, 2019. Section 4.4, Practical Antenna Systems (T11). Please put the comments right on the same post as the video you’re commenting about. So, thank you again for putting all of this together. Out here where I live in Southwestern Colorado, there aren’t very many people, let alone hams! For the list of videos, click the appropriate level: Every time I post something new you'll get an email with a link. Now I’m revved about going for the General Class license. Just wanted to let you know watched you video’s and took practice exam’s on the ARRL and eham sites over the course of a week. However, it is the fourth full weekend in June. CW = Morse code; PEP = peak envelope power; RTTY = radioteletype. The links I talked about. Attend their meetings and introduce yourself. Good luck! As a Technician licensee, you have free access to all amateur frequencies above 50 MHz, but what about on the shortwave high-frequency (HF) bands? It’s the same price there as from www.arrl.org, but at Amazon it qualifies for free shipping, which will save you several dollars. The Technician's license is the first license that you'll have to get to start operating a HAM radio.. You’re in the right place! It tells you what self-study book to buy, where to get it, how to study it, and takes you through the introductory chapter.