Recommended Books

posted May 9, 2015, 5:06 PM by Mills County Amateur Radio Club   [ updated May 9, 2015, 5:40 PM ]
These books are available from ARRL from the links shown below. You can also find them on EBay and Amazon. Mills County Amateur Radio Club has a lending library of these and older versions.

ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 3rd Edition

All you need to become an Amateur Radio Operator!
  • Easy-to-understand “bite-sized” sections. Use this book, and pass the 35-question Technician Class license test.
  • Includes the latest question pool with answer key, for use July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2018.
  • NEW! Use with ARRL’s online Exam Review for Ham Radio.
  • Designed for self-study and for classroom use. Intended for all newcomers, instructors and schoolteachers.

ARRL General Class License Manual 8th Edition

All You Need To Pass Your General Class Exam!

  • Pass the 35-question General Class test.
  • All the Exam Questions with Answer Key, for use through June 30, 2019.
  • NEW! Use with ARRL’s online Exam Review for Ham Radio.
  • NEW! Spiral Bound Edition (sold separately)
  • Detailed explanations for all questions, including FCC rules.

ARRL Extra Class License Manual 10th Edition

All You Need To Pass Your Extra Class Exam!

  • Pass the 50-question Extra Class test
  • All the Exam Questions with Answer Key, for use through June 30, 2016
  • NEW! Use with ARRL’s online Exam Review for Ham Radio.
  • Detailed explanations for all questions, including FCC rules

Several online sites have practice exams for each level of license. Google is your friend. You can also download and memorize entire question pools if that more nearly matches your study style.

Ham Radio for Dummies 2nd Edition (Wiley)

Make international friends, train with technology, and assist in emergencies — become a ham!

ARRL Antenna Book 22nd Edition

Antennas, Transmission Lines and Radio Wave Propagation

ARRL Handbook (2015 Hardcover Edition)

The ARRL Handbook for Radio Communications

The ARRL Repeater Directory (Pocket-size)

The best directory of frequencies for repeaters around the country!



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