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 Post subject: What is the best course for getting new Ham license?
Posted: Sat Aug 15, 2009 10:56 am 
 
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Joined: Wed Jan 07, 2004 1:27 pm
Posts: 18
Hi guys. I am finally going to get my Ham license. What do you veterans of the Amateur world recommend for studying for the tests? There are lots of courses out there, but any tips on the best for the money (or free) would be apprecaited. Thanks.

Oh also what would be a good entry level radio that will allos for advancement to higher levels? I live on the outskirts of Boston now in a neighborhood that probably would not like a big tower or antenna. What's good for a "contained" environment?


 
   
 
 Post subject: Re: What is the best course for getting new Ham license?
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2009 11:52 am 
 
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Joined: Sun Jan 11, 2004 4:44 pm
Posts: 23
The ARRL.org website is the best source for all the study materials you need. Just about anything they endorse by selling will be good. Where are you located in Boston?






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