Friday, June 8, 2018

New Technician Class Exams Being Given as of July 1

A revised and updated question pool for the Element 2 FCC Technician Class license exam goes into effect on July 1, meaning that all exams given on or after that date will use the new questions. According to the ARRL VEC, the new pool has three fewer questions than the previous one, along with questions based on three schematic diagrams. These questions will be in use through June 30, 2022. Question pools for each exam element rotate on a four-year basis and are updated by the Question Pool Committee of the National Conference of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators ( 

Next up for revision is the Element 3 General Class exam, with an updated pool due to take effect in July 2019.