Amateur Radio Links

  • Information about the Amateur Radio Service – General information from the FCC with links to topics such as licensing, Volunteer Examiners, exams, call signs, etc.

  • Part 97 – This link provides access to the most up-to-date version of the FCC rules pertaining to the Amateur Radio Service.

  • Practice Exam Sites – These websites offer FREE practice exams to help you prepare for your amateur radio license exam(s).
    Some of these sites require you to register and log-in.

    ARRL – Log-in required
    QRZ – Log-in required

  • Question Pools – The National Conference of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators (NCVEC), is the organization that coordinates the creation and maintenance of the question pools from which all amateur radio license exams are created.

  • Vanity Call Signs

    FCC Information – Definition, information and rules
    AE7Q – Website with useful information, available call signs & possible pitfalls

  • FCC Registration Number (FRN) – An FRN is required to take your exam. Your SSN can no longer be used.

    FAQ – Lots of information about the FRN
    Register for a FRN