Exam Study Materials

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I have compiled a list of study materials for each exam below. Each link takes you to Amazon.com where you can order the book. A small percentage of your order will help support hamexam.org.

General Resources

Classes

Looking for a license class? The ARRL has several online resources available on their Licensing, Education & Training page, including an Amateur Radio License Class search.

Exams

When you're ready to take an exam, use ARRL's Exam Session Search to find an exam session near you.

The Laurel VEC also offers exams at no cost. Check out their site for a list of upcoming exams.

Technician Exam

The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual (5th Edition)

This book gives in-depth information on the concepts you need to know to pass your technician exam.

Order from Amazon: Spiral-bound


ARRL's Tech Q & A (8th Edition)

This book lists each question on the exam, the correct answer and a brief explanation of why the answer is correct.

Order from Amazon: Paperback


Gordon West's 2022-2026 Technician Class

Order from Amazon: Paperback


Technician Class 2022-2026: Pass Your Amateur Radio Technician Class Test - The Easy Way

Order from Amazon: Paperback | Kindle


The No-Nonsense Technician-Class License Study Guide

This resource is available as a free PDF, or in a variety of other formats including Kindle, paperback, and audiobook.

General Exam

The ARRL General Class License Manual

This book gives in-depth information on the concepts you need to know to pass your General exam.

Buy from Amazon: Spiral Bound | Kindle


ARRL's General Q & A 6th Edition

This book lists each question on the exam, the correct answer and a brief explanation of why the answer is correct.

Buy from Amazon: Paperback


Pass Your Amateur Radio General Class Test - The Easy Way: 2019-2023 Edition

This book lists each question on the exam, the correct answer and a brief explanation of why the answer is correct.

Buy from Amazon: Paperback | Kindle


Extra Exam

The ARRL Extra Class License Manual

This book gives in-depth information on the concepts you need to know to pass your Extra exam.

Order from Amazon: Kindle


ARRL's Extra Q&A

This book lists each question on the exam, the correct answer and a brief explanation of why the answer is correct.

Order from Amazon: Kindle


Pass Your Amateur Radio Extra Class Test - The Easy Way (2020-2024 Edition)

This book lists each question on the exam, the correct answer and a brief explanation of why the answer is correct.

Buy from Amazon: Paperback | Kindle


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