You need an easy-to-earn license to transmit on an amateur radio frequency. License tests cover electronics theory and amateur radio rules and regulations. Study guides are readily available. There is no age restriction. Each country has its own licensing arrangements. Many countries share many of the same frequency bands with hams in the United States. Each license class allows operation in certain bands, using certain modes.
Forgot Password? It is also subject to numerous international agreements. All Amateur Radio operators must be licensed. In the U. The higher the class of license, the more frequencies are available. Earning each higher class license requires passing a more difficult examination. Although regulated by the FCC, license exams are given by volunteer groups of Amateur Radio operators.
Forgot Password? This page will allow you to make your own instructor certificate. When you click the "Generate Certificate" button below, the Web server will present you with an Adobe PDF file about kB that contains the certificate. Use Adobe Acrobat Reader to print the pages on your printer. Note: You may find that it works best if you download the certificate to your hard disk and open it separately in Acrobat Reader rather than just clicking the link to open the file in your Web browser.
Wait a minute. Everybody with a CB radio is automatically deemed to have one. Including the FCC, which long ago got tired of licking stamps to send out actual licenses. Hays get in trouble for not having one?