Ham Radio Licenses - amateur radio licences


Amateur Radio Service | Federal Communications Commission amateur radio licences

All Amateur Radio operators must be licensed. In the U.S., there are three license classes. The higher the class of license, the more frequencies are available.

The Technician class license is the entry-level license of choice for most new ham radio operators. To earn the Technician license requires passing one.

Amateur radio, also known as ham radio, is the use of radio frequency spectrum for purposes of . An amateur radio license is valid only in the country in which it is issued or in another country that has a reciprocal licensing agreement with the​.