The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) provides for three levels of amateur radio licenses. They are –
|Technician Class||An entry-level class, with restricted privileges. Requires passage of a 35-question multiple-choice test.|
|General Class||A mid-level class, with privileges in all ham radio bands. Requires passage of a 35-question multiple-choice test. PREREQUISITE: Passage of the Technician Class license test.|
|Amateur Extra Class||The highest level class, with all ham radio privileges. Requires passage of a 50-question multiple-choice test. PREREQUISITE: Passage of the Technician Class and General Class license tests.|
The York Radio Club Volunteer Examiner (VE) Team offers testing for ALL FCC Amateur Radio license classes. We work with the W5YI Volunteer Examiner Coordinator (VEC).