Discover how to make Amateur Radio your own.
Online courses from the ARRL Learning Center provide ARRL members with additional instruction and training for getting on the air, emergency communications, and electronics and technology.
As one of ARRL’s member benefits, this online learning environment is designed to help you get the most out of your license.
- Get active: Take online courses, featuring activities and video tutorials created by ARRL approved experts.
- Get involved: Use course work and resources to improve your knowledge and skills.
- Get on the air: Put what you learn to work with help from the ARRL community.
What do you want to do with Amateur Radio?
Choose your own adventure! The ARRL Learning Center organizes its course content around Learning Paths, making it easy to navigate and explore the field. Select the path that interests you most to get started.
On the Air
Master the basics of getting on the air, communicating with others, and exploring radio operating activities.
- Making your first radio contact
- Having fun with radiosport and contesting
- Communicating via satellites and talking to astronauts
- Outdoor radio operating from parks, summits, and on the go
- Digital modes and networks
Learn how to serve your community during emergencies and disasters, and provide support for local events:
- Ham radio’s role during emergencies and disasters
- How to get involved with public service
- Basic operating techniques
- EC certification courses EC-001, EC-016, PR-101
Electronics & Technology
Develop your technical skills and improve your understanding of how radio works:
- Basic radio concepts, including setting up your station
- Building antennas
- Understanding electronics and components
- Grounding & bonding techniques
- Kit building
Start here to make Amateur Radio your own.
Whether it’s building antennas, assisting others in an emergency, or connecting with people across the globe, Amateur Radio has something for everyone. So get ready to find your thing, at your own pace: join the ARRL Learning Center.
More ways to discover Amateur Radio
With more than 105 years of experience, ARRL is a highly-regarded, trusted source of resources and guidance for new operators, as well as experienced hams. Check out what’s available to members in addition to the courses available through the ARRL Learning Center.