• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:


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    Book for general exam

    I passed my technician exam a while back and I would like to start studying for the general exam. I used the ARRL book in studying for the tech. exam, and I would like to use the ARRL book for the general exam. But on Amazon...
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    New License - Any Pointers or Study Groups?

    Hello All :) I am new to this forum and would like to know about how I can get a new HAM license in CA state? Please send me any links or contacts or references. Also, if you are reading up for the exam, we can form a study group if interested. Thanks, Guru
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    Ham radio test, was there a test change recently

    I've been too lazy to get my ham ticket for over 3 years because I really haven't made the effort. I remember the test was supposed to change in 2011 or 2012, not sure really. Can anyone point me to the right direction in terms of a recent manuals or study guides for exam. Thanks I really...
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    General Class license software

    I've had my Technician license for almost 20 years, but want to upgrade. I am looking for advice on study software (ARRL, Gordon West, W5YI, others) that have users could recommend. This study method has worked well for me in the past. 73, Gregg, N2UUP