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I did well using HamStudy.org practice tests and an Anki flash card deck (religiously doing my daily reviews). The Anki desktop app is free (have to pay for the mobile one so I stuck with desktop): https://ankiweb.net/shared/info/1701037970


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https://www.kb6nu.com/study-guides/ https://hamstudy.org/ I used these while studying for my extra exam, highly recommended.


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I think advanced is gone, right? Right. Although some of us older hams still hold Advanced class licenses (and can renew them), it is no longer possible to obtain a new one. You'll have to take the Extra exam to upgrade. Some previous questions and answers about Advanced licenses


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The procedure is: find a testing session and take the test (have your FRN handy, and tell them that you're going for your Extra). When you pass the test, you should immediately get a Certificate of Successful Completion of Examination. That entitles you to operate using Extra privileges with a "/AE" callsign suffix right away. Once the examiner ...


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I’m taking my Extra test this weekend. I’ve been using the spiral-bound ARRL study guide and HamStudy.org (mostly their app). The latter is good for drill-style study mode, which focuses on your weak areas as you study. It has explainers for each question too. I have no affiliation with either (except being an ARRL member), but I’m consistently testing in ...


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I had my General License in Haiti as HH2AR in 1959. During hurricane Flora in November 1963, as a teenager using my dad's radio (HH2GR) i provided the only communication link between the Capital Port-au-Prince and the North West City Port de Paix with a missionary radio situated there. We used the 40 meter band to relay critical casualty information and ...


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Thanks to the pandemic :( there is now much more of an ability to take tests online. I know that the MIT Radio Society is doing on-line exams and are allowing people from outside the US to take it, for example. Here's their page about their online exams: http://w1mx.mit.edu/ham-exams/


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For those wanting to take the Canadian test, yes taking a course helps a lot if you have no electronics background. But what really helped was taking the practice test from ISED Canada online about 20 times until I regularly scored above 90%. Then I took the test and managed 99%. It is a 100 question test.


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In point of fact, I took two elements in one sitting in the fall of 2020, and I got my General ticket. I was too exhausted to try the extra test but I could have.


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An operator who holds an Amateur Extra license from the US is allowed to operate from Spain as a visitor via CEPT reciprocity, but CEPT T/R 61-01 and the Spanish regulation both make it clear that you lose that right once you become a resident of Spain, and you will need a Spanish license. You might be able to petition SETSI for a temporary license valid for ...


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