How do I get started with ham radio?
Also what do I need to know to operate and maintain one? Where do I get started? Do I need license to operate one?
Asked By: Ross - 3/4/2009
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Answered By: william_byrnes2000 - 3/4/2009
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There are several ways to get started. 1. find a person who is a licensed ham operator and have them help you learn morse code and the information you will need to pass the various tests necessary to get your license as either,general, novice, tech or other levels. 2. find someplace that is giving classes in ham radio... More
Answered By: shalidarlady - 3/4/2009
Yes, you need a license to operate a ham radio. No, you no longer need to know Morse code to get a license ( . http://www.arrl.org/fcc/morse/ ) The licenses are free, but there are tests to pass -- at the early levels, they're mostly dos and don'ts. Test fees are $15... More
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