General Materials


Once you’ve passed your Technician exam and have your Technician class Amateur Radio License, you can upgrade to the General class license.   The study materials to prepare for our class for the General exam are:

Individual files for download...

GeneralReadMeFirst.pdf - an introduction to how the class works and some suggestions on studying. A “must read”.

2015-2019 General Question Pool (FINAL).pdf - the entire pool of exam questions. Try to read through these (or the No Nonsense Guide below) once before class.

2015-2019 Graphic-G7-1.pdf - the graphics which go along with the question pool.

GeneralStudySheet2015.pdf.pdf- key concepts and facts in four pages for review and reference while you read the questions and answers.

Forumla_Wheel.jpg - Graphic of Ohm’s Law and Power Equation.

Hambands-2012-color.pdf - ARRL Graphic of ham bands.

Combination of all those files on one zip download


KB6NU Study Guides  (available for purchase) - Another take on the question pool with explanations along with the questions. Many find this format with background material an aid to their understanding and success.  (In class we use only the Q&A and discuss the explanations interactively.)

Ham Academy - a practice test and drill tool from  This downloadable version runs locally in your browser and does not require an online internet connection.

See for the current Ham Academy.


Preparing for Your Class

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