Amateur Radio License Publications and Practice Exams

If you’re looking to learn and work on your testing skills the ARRL sells many books. For the budget minded there are many sites which offer free on-line practice testing. There are literally hundreds of these on the internet, try a Google search by clicking on this link Amateur Radio Practice Exam.

Printed Materials

ARRL – Ham Radio License Manuals

  • Technician Class
  • General Class
  • Extra Class

Gordon West Radio School

  • Technician, General and Extra Class License Books


  • No-Nonsense Study License Guides – Technician, General, Extra

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This list is not a substitute for study and in-class learning experiences. It will not teach you what you really need to know to become a Ham Radio Operator!

Amateur Radio License Testing Locations

 Jefferson Amateur Radio Clubhouse

  • VEC tests are administered once a month. Check the club calendar for dates.

Washington Parish Communications Center – Administered by the W5GAD VEC.

  • VEC tests are administered on the second Sunday of every month at 4:00pm.  The address is 51400 Dollar Road, Franklinton, LA.

Southeast Louisiana Amateur Radio Club –

  • Tests are administered once a month.