The Fast Track to Your General Class Ham Radio License

Covers All FCC General Class Exam Questions July 1, 2015 Until June 30, 2019
Narrated by: Michael Burnette
Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Memorizing answers is hard - and boring. Learning is easy!

If you've made the decision to open up your ham radio world by going for the General Class license, great! General is certainly more challenging than Technician, but The Fast Track to Your General Class Ham Radio License explains the reasoning and technology behind each correct answer on the General Class exam so you'll understand and remember the subject matter.

Created by an experienced ham and adult educator, it's like having your own, patient, experienced, good-humored mentor for the exam.

To get your General Class license, you must pass a multiple-choice test. The General license test consists of 35 questions drawn from a pool of 462. Memorizing the answers to 462 disconnected questions is difficult, but The Fast Track makes getting your upgrade easier by explaining the logic behind each correct answer. It's simple: When you understand the material, and you have a context for the material, you remember the answers and pass the test.

Best of all, once you've passed your exam you'll have a solid grounding in ham radio basics.

  • Includes every possible question and every answer
  • Correct answers clearly marked in bold
  • Precise instructions for how to locate a testing session, how to prepare, and even what to bring - and what not to bring - to the test
  • All technical topics explained in clear, plain language
  • Step-by-step instructions to solve all the math problems
  • Test taking strategies
  • Hints to easily solve many questions and avoid the traps in the test
  • Written in "learning order", not just the order of the official question bank
  • Covers questions that will be used until June 30, 2019

©2017 Michael Burnette (P)2017 Michael Burnette

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Magnificent!!

I started out listening to "The Fast Track to Your Technician....I did exactly as he suggested, found a test sight the first day I started listing and committed to that date. It gave me three weeks. Passing practice exams at 93% with two weeks to go, I decided to go for the General license. So I got this audio. I just passed both tests. These audios were awesome.

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A new Ham

Michael did another fabulous job with this book and test preparation. It helped me pass.

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great for the general exam!!

very nice to be able to hear the book while doing other things. the explanation of the answers is very helpful!

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huge help

This book is a big help for studying using this audio book and the arrl study guides the test is made easy!

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Great way to get your license!

I bought the Fast Track to your Technician license. I commute up to 3 hours per day. listening to it a couple times. I passed the Technician test! now on to General, and Extra!. He does not go in question order. but covers all questions in the pool. Thank you AF7KB!

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Look no further..with this you will pass the exam!

In one word Outstanding! A great comprehensive and easy listening audio study guide. If you listen to this text and do as you are told...you will PASS your General exam

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invaluable for study in the car

This audio book made studying for my general class license a breeze. I really enjoyed it

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Great Training for the audio learner on the go!

Michaels first book in “The Fast Track “ series helped me to pass my technician exam on my 1st attempt and become a licensed ham operator.

His narration explains all of the information in an in-depth but easy to understand way so you can learn as you listen.

As a person on the go all of the time, I do not have the hours to sit behind an actual book to study. By listening to this audiobook it gave me the option to listen to the chapters several times which helped me to retain a good portion of the subject matter in a short amount of time.

This book was a great listen, great narration, with well explained subject matter. If you are studying for your Ham General license I highly recommend this audiobook as one of your study tools.

The Fast Track to my Extra Class is next!

Thanks Michael! Great work!

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The best way to get your General, hands down!

I took my Technicians exam and passed 6 weeks ago. Just for giggles, I took the General immediately after passing the Tech. As expected, I failed, but it gave me some insight as to what would be on the General. I then went out and got the ARRL book for General and read it cover-to-cover. The next weekend I took the General exam and failed it SPECTACULARLY! I did even worse than when I read nothing. Then on a recommendation of a friend, I went and got this audio book and for the next 2 weeks I listened to a chapter on my way to work and a chapter on the way back (and a couple while at home). Not only did it make the drive more enjoyable, I learned way more than by sitting and reading. I did the 1:10 minute "summary" chapter at the end twice, and then a couple practice exams online and took my General exam and passed with having gotten 32 of 35 questions. Not only did I learn to pass the test, I learned WHY things worked. Michael Burnette makes learning enjoyable and memorable with his examples, jokes, and interesting stories. To say I HIGHLY recommend this book is a gross understatement!

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Great Prep for the Exams!

I passed my Technician and General exams within 2 weeks of each other using only this Audible and the question databases for each. Mr Burnett does a great job of explaining certain principles so they stick. It's a doible-edged sword though as he can occasionally be a little long-winded, but I guess too much info. is better than not enough! All in all, tje Audible Fast Track courses are a great vslue And I wouldnt hesitate to recommend thse to anyone!