Category Archives: General Class License Training

Ham Radio General Class License Lesson 5.1, Signal Review

Here’s your video introduction to ARRL General Class License Manual Lesson 5.1, Signal Review. The section is primarily review, but let’s spend a few minutes walking through the vocabulary so the concepts are firmly in mind before proceeding to the … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class Lesson 7.3, Scatter Modes

Here’s your video introduction to Section 7.3 in the ARRL General Class License Manual for ham radio. The website mentioned in the video that provides NVIS maximum usable frequencies is www.spacew.com/www/fof2.html. You may return to the list of General Class … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class License 7.2, The Sun

ARRL General Class Study Guide Lesson 7.2 is titled “The Sun,” but a more accurate title would be “How the Sun affects HF Propagation.” When you have finished, click here to return to the list of General Class training videos. … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class License Lesson 7.1, The Ionosphere

Here’s your video introduction to Lesson 7.1, The Ionosphere, from the ARRL General Class License Manual for Ham Radio. When you have finished, click here to return to the list of videos. If you have any questions on this topic, … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class License Lesson 6.6, Feed Lines

This 28 minute lecture will put you well in front of studying Section 6.6, Feed Lines, in the ARRL General Class License Manual for ham radio. Plan to spend some time with this one—it’s worth the effort. It covers material … Continue reading

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KE0OG’s Ham Radio General Class Lesson 6.5, Specialized Antennas

Here’s your video introduction to Section 6.5, Specialized Antennas, in the ARRL General Class License Manual for ham radio. Watch this 16 minute video prior to studying the section, and you’ll be prepared to understand terms such as NVIS, log-periodic … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class Lesson 6.4, Loop Antennas

Here’s KE0OG’s introduction to Lesson 6.4, Loop Antennas, in the ARRL General Class License Manual for ham radio. This is just the introduction—you need to study the book as well for the specific questions. The video is less than six … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class License Lesson 6.3, Yagi Antennas

Yagi antennas, or as they are popularly called, “beams,” trace back many years. This is your video introduction to section 6.3, Yagi Antennas, in the General Class License Manual from the ARRL. The material introduces the text – you’ll need … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class Lesson 6.2, Dipoles, Ground-planes, and Random Wires

Here’s your video introduction to Lesson 6.2, Dipoles, Ground-planes, and Random Wires, in the ARRL General Class License Manual. This video is about 17 minutes long but well worth the time to sit through—I think you’ll enjoy it! When you … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class License Lesson 4.7, Basic Test Equipment

Lew French, KCØUER, provides the video introduction to Section 4.7, Basic Test Equipment, in the ARRL General Class License Manual study guide. After you have finished, you can click here to return to the list of General Class videos.

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