General Class Exam Prep

Welcome to the Wave Talkers Amateur Radio Exam Prep for the General Class License. In order to receive to your General Class ham radio license you need to pass the FCC Element 3 exam. This site has been built to help you prepare for that exam.

G1: Commission's Rules

General Class operator privileges, antenna structure limitations, transmitter power regulations, VE and VEC, control categories.

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60 Questions in this pool

5 Questions will be on your exam

Section G1
G2: Operating Procedures

Phone, CW and digital operating procedures, operating courtesy, amateur auxiliary.

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59 Questions in this pool

5 Questions will be on your exam

Section G2
G3: Radio Wave Propagation

Radio wave characteristics: properties of radio waves; propagation modes

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41 Questions in this pool

3 Questions will be on your exam

Section G3
G4: Amateur Radio Practices

Station operation, testing, interference, speech processors, HF mobile

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65 Questions in this pool

5 Questions will be on your exam

Section G4
G5: Electrical Principles

Electrical principles and calculations

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44 Questions in this pool

3 Questions will be on your exam

Section G5
G6: Circuit Components

Electrical components and integrated circuits

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37 Questions in this pool

2 Questions will be on your exam

Section G6
G7: Practical Circuits

Power supplies, digital circuits, and oscilators

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38 Questions in this pool

3 Questions will be on your exam

Section G7
G8: Signals and Emmissions

Carriers and modulation, frequency mixing, digital emission modes

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33 Questions in this pool

3 Questions will be on your exam

Section G8
G9: Antennas and Feedlines

Antennas and feed lines; basic, directional, and specialized antennas

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58 Questions in this pool

4 Questions will be on your exam

Section G9
G0: Electrical and RF Safety

RF safety, rules, guidelines, grounding, and antenna safety

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27 Questions in this pool

2 Questions will be on your exam

Section G0