Licenses currently remain valid for 10 years from the date of issuance or renewal. Renewal can be done on-line. The entry-level license, known as Technician Class, is awarded after an applicant successfully completes a question multiple choice written examination. The next level, known as General Class, requires passage of the Technician test, as well as a question multiple-choice General exam.
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Amateur Extra License The Amateur Extra license exam is a 50 question test drawn from a pool of questions. The question pool is divided into 10 subelements E0—E9. Each subelement is subdivided into topics groups. There are 50 topics represented in the question pool. One test question will be randomly selected from each topic to make up the exam.
A helpful overview of the process is described here: Take a classroom exam preparation class: The time commitment for classes will run anywhere between 6 to 24 hours, and schedules vary. Please click here for a current list of clubs and organizations in the Portland metro area that offer training and exam sessions.