Monday, February 29, 2016

New Extra Class Question Pool Released

The Question Pool Committee of the National Conference of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators has released the updated question pool that will be used for Amateur Extra Class license exams between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2020. Committee chair Rol Anders, K3RA, told the ARRL Letter that the new pool “place(s) more emphasis on digital communications, digital test equipment, software defined radios and propagation/space weather.” The new questions also cover some additional topics, including antenna types commonly used by amateurs. The new question pool may be downloaded from <>.