BC ARES Library

To encourage new and potential amateur radio operators to join our hobby, we have put together a library of physical resources. As more become available, they will be listed here. If you have any current study aids you wish to contribute, please bring them to the next ARES meeting!

Currently available for lending:

-Gordon West Technician Class Manual • Covers FCC Question Pool Effective July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2018 for FCC Examination
-Technician Class Flash Cards (about 426 cards including one for each question and 2 cards containing three diagrams)
-Gordon West General Class Manual • Covers FCC Question Pool Effective 2015 – 2019 for FCC Examination
-The ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio 11th Edition
-ARRL Even More Wire Antenna Classics Volume 3
-Get on the Air with HF Digital The Beginner’s Guide to PSK31, RTTY and More!
-Hints and Kinks For the Radio Amateur 18th Edition
-The ARRL Operating Manual for Radio Amateurs Everything for the Active Ham Radio Operator 11th Edition

There are also a number of fine sites available for free online to help you with each level of testing. Feel free to look those up if you prefer to use the internet over physical aids!

If you are interested in borrowing any of the physical resources, feel free to attend our meetings. They will be available at each meeting and we look forward to helping you on your quest to becoming an amateur radio operator or advancing your license class!

Additional resources:

Handy Operating Aid

Emergency Reference Information