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Persons interested in self-study
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License Examinations are given every second Saturday at the Andrews, NC Library at 10:00 a.m.
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Self-study for all three levels of Amateur Radio licenses is not as difficult as one might think. The Amateur Radio Relay League sells all the manuals with the required study materials and sample questions for each level of examination. The entry level license is that of Technician Class. Technician Class operators are permitted to operate voice on ham bands on and above 28 MHz. A General Class license permits the operation on portions of all the ham bands, including the most popular HF or "shortwave" bands. The Extra Class license allows full use of all amateur bands and also allows the licensee to be a volunteer examiner or instructor. The required text is the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual, 4th Edition.
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