Ham radio is an exciting hobby that connects people around the globe. But before you can hop on those waves, you have to earn a license. This study guide will ensure you're ready for the Technician Class test. It sets you up for success with a comprehensive overview, detailed diagrams, helpful hints, and more.
A clear approach—The guide's simple and straightforward language turns the technical into the accessible, making it an easy read for any ham radio enthusiast.
Build your knowledge—Move beyond rote memorization with in-depth explanations of the exam's elements, all smartly organized to help you progress from easier topics to more complex ones.
Get comfortable with the test questions—Review all 441 of the possible exam questions, complete with their correct answers. Incorrect answers are purposely not included so come test day, they seem unfamiliar.
Use this effective study guide and walk into your exam with confidence.
About the Author
RIA JAIRAM, N2RJ, first became licensed in ham radio as a secondary school student in her native Trinidad and Tobago. Upon immigrating to the United States, she quickly earned her FCC license at the Extra Class level. Ria has held leadership positions in several amateur radio organizations including the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) and Young Ladies Radio League (YLRL). She also hosts a YouTube channel called Ria’s Shack Ham Radio, as well as a weekly radio show, Ria’s Shack Radio, on WTWW shortwave radio.
"Ria Jairam’s technician class study guide is the best study guide book I have read. She makes it easy to follow and learn without an overload of information. This book is way better than the ARRL study book and even a better price. This is the perfect gift for someone looking to get their ham license." —Holly K., KG4WXV, WRMI Legends Radio
"This book is exactly what someone new to ham radio needs to not only pass the test but to gain a decent understanding of amateur radio. Ria is an amazing teacher and author and she breaks things down to make it easier to understand and to understand the “why” behind it. Ria has contributed so much to the community this book just adds to her amazing accomplishments." —Cat “DixieDX,” W4DXY amateur radio operator, YouTube: “DixieDX ham radio”