Get Licensed

 

LEVEL 1: Technician Class License

Exam Requirement: 35-question Technician Written Exam (Element 2).
Privileges: All VHF/UHF Amateur bands (frequencies above 30 MHz).
Limited operations in certain HF bands.
The FCC Technician License exam covers basic regulations, operating practices and electronics theory, with a focus on VHF and UHF applications. Morse code is not required for this license. With a Technician Class license, you will have all ham radio privileges above 30 MHz. These privileges include the very popular 2-meter band. Many Technician licensees enjoy using small (2 meter) hand-held radios to stay in touch with other hams in their area. Technicians may operate FM voice, digital packet (computers), television, single-sideband voice and several other interesting modes. You can even make international radio contacts via satellites, using relatively simple station equipment. Technician licensees now also have additional privileges on certain HF frequencies. Technicians may also operate on the 80, 40 and 15 meter bands using CW, and on the 10 meter band using CW, voice and digital modes.

ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 3rd Edition     (Amazon Link)
All you need to become an Amateur Radio Operator!

David Casler KE0OG has recorded some very good Youtube classes that go hand in hand with the ARRL Manuals
Here is a link to his youtube playlist for Tech license 

There are several WebSites that can drill the test questions QRZ.com one of the most popular 
A link to QRZ.COM

An Android App I recommend is called Ham Test Prep –   on Google Play (FREE )

Our friends in the local LDS community host training classes from time to time , watch the News / Information Posts  for upcoming events

Once Licensed You will need to do the FEMA Incident Command System for ARES , and explanation and links to the 
FEMA Self-study  HERE