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Review Summary For : HamTestOnline
Reviews: 1031MSRP: 24.95
  • Technician: $24.95
  • General: $29.95
  • Extra: $34.95

    Web-based training for the ham radio written exams.

  • Quick, easy way to learn.
  • Better than random practice tests.
  • Provides additional information.
  • Presents concepts in logical order.
  • Tracks your progress on each question.
  • Focuses on your weak areas with “intelligent repetition”
  • Better than books — question drill keeps you engaged.
  • Web-based system — study when you want, at your own pace.
  • 100% guaranteed — you pass the exam or get your money back.
  • Free trial includes 50 questions from each exam.
  • Product is in production
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    WN4RUF Rating: 2023-05-25
    Helped me significantly Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
    I used HamRadioPrep for Technician and HamTestOnline for General.

    HamTestOnline was much better for straight-forward test preparation. The language stayed exactly the same from the study guide to the test.

    HamRadioPrep rewords things to help the preparer think of the material from different angles. Thus, you actually learn the material instead of simply remembering for the exam. However, it made it more difficult as I went back and forth reviewing and not seeing the answers/questions matching the notes. Not ideal for someone with no electrical/technical background.

    As I learning more, HamRadioPrep site will be more beneficial to better apply the knowledge, but not don't recommend it for testing purposes.
    N8MAM Rating: 2023-05-24
    Best way to study for exams! Time Owned: more than 12 months.
    Used Hamtestonline in 2021 for Tech and General exams. Studied 10 hours for Tech and passed, then another 15 hours for General and passed. In 2023 studied the Extra Course for about 30 hours over a 5 week period and passed with a 96% on the exam.
    KQ4AOP Rating: 2023-05-22
    Excellent Test Prep and Amateur Radio Learning Software Time Owned: 6 to 12 months.
    HamTestOnline is designed to help you learn about the many facets of amateur radio while preparing you to pass the tests.

    Follow the website's instructions for studying, and let the advanced spaced repetition software help ensure you can answer the questions correctly on test day. If you are competitive, you can monitor how you rank among other subscribers.

    I passed my Technician and General on the same day. I passed the Extra a year later. I do not feel I spent more than a few week's time studying prior to either of my two test sessions.

    The tool also provides hints on what to focus on and tricks for remembering the answers to many of the questions.

    KD2VCL Rating: 2023-05-19
    passed extra with ease Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
    Great study guide. Passed extra test after 30 days of study. Organizes your mind to take the exam with confidence to pass. I recommend this study aide to anyone at any level
    KN4ITY Rating: 2023-05-19
    Great way to study!! Time Owned: more than 12 months.
    I used HamTestOnline to study for my Tech. and my General, passed both 100% !. I found that this method stuck with me better than any other I have tried. I highly recommend!!
    K4NUM Rating: 2023-05-18
    Great resource. Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
    HTO got my 80 year old brain in gear and was the main reason I passed my EXTRA class test.
    KL5OE Rating: 2023-05-11
    Technician and General Passed! Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
    Just like it says I studied 10 hours and was ready to take a Technician Practice Exam. I passed. I started General study the next day and took a practice exam 11 days later and passed. I had 6 days until my real exam day and did practice exams until then.
    Piece of cake!
    I recommend this course.
    You will pass.!
    KY4XJ Rating: 2023-04-29
    Just Passed zero-to-Extra Class HAM Tests in One-shot Session! Time Owned: more than 12 months.
    Any HAM license was on my bucket list since I was too young to think about kicking a bucket (as a ten-year-old, I think.) It was that the course ratings of current and past subscribers at Ham Test Online were nearly unanimously five-stars that tipped my aspirations to begin to study for a license. I messed around for years renewing the subscriptions. But I happened to get yet another of their emails that led me to check it out--YES I was within three months of a new question pool to study and the one I had messed about with learning was set to EXPIRE! and I really didn't want that! So I took about a week to just stay online and study around the clock, even waking up and going at it again. Well that was very extreme for sure. I am not so good at rote memory either. But, the learning system shows you questions that you've been missing and needing the review so you get those many times. (Their system learns you and how to teach YOU. When you suspect that you know you better than their systems, you can even go into your own settings to diminish how often reviews come up... as well as what subjects you want to see or maybe even set up one subject or sets of them at a time to learn. The system even lets you force to present yourself with the correct answers. There are options to turn off entire classes OR maybe you would prefer to test for one class of license one at a time, then you can subscribe for just one at a time.) I always wanted to learn more than I needed and this program delivered. I tested with Laurel VECs who provided calculators, pencils, pens and allowed to use the backs of answer sheets for scrap notes. But, I had all those, including the $15 fee that I expected to need. The VEs with that VEC do not charge a fee. After I passed one exam after another, they asked if I was employed or worked with radio because I missed so few questions. It wasn't my employment, it was HamTestOnline and the sense for urgency to find a test that allowed me to make that high score. A few of the math questions are hard for me to remember the formulae and the best order to enter them into a calculator. I just so happened to memorize those exact answers with HamTestOnline. Just before I took the tests I happened upon a technician training on a YouTube channel - HRCC that was pretty good too. But, that would have taken quite a lot more time. Both of those are as available as the internet was for me. One thing I would have done better would have been to bookmark more of the cloud-based resources. I have another remark, they keep their web links up-to-date very well. In the whole of my (extended and) extended subscriptions, (remember I wasted years with bad study habits,) I saw two or maybe three broken links that I reported and never saw them unless they were repaired: they constantly revise the background references that teach concepts. And, learning the concepts seems to defeat revised question pools. The host VE club said that a few days before I made the trip to Raleigh, NC. It was a much smaller unit of time than I expected to need. When I finished their VE team invited me to their HAM Club. They were meeting that same night and had a transmitter. They offered to put it out to a member who wasn't there that I'd scored a trifecta that evening. That was the cap on an unforgettable evening. What I feared happened to become quite a lot of fun. I don't think I would have found a better product to study with. If you are on the same path as I was, you have my best wishes for YOUR success. (Remember, study as fast as you can because now, I would have studied faster too.)
    KR7RIK Rating: 2023-04-28
    Great online training Time Owned: more than 12 months.
    I've used Ham Test Online for my Tech, General and most recently, Extra licenses. Passed each first try. Their program works really well. When I felt I was read I took several practice test every day - they were very realistic and seemed representative of what I saw when I took the actual test. I was passing a high majority of the practice tests and went in to take the actual with confidence. I highly recommend this site as a study medium
    N2GLS Rating: 2023-04-20
    An Excellent Resource Time Owned: 3 to 6 months.
    After being a Tech for 20 years, I figured it was about time to upgrade to General class. Retired now so I could devote the time to prep. Checked on for recommendations, and HamTest Online was well received, so I figured I'd go with it. I had absolutely no experience or previous knowledge of much of the subject matter involved other than that I learned to get my Tech 20 years ago. Long story short, I got to studying the material on HamTest, and the way that the study is structured,I was able to learn the material and take numerous sample exams. Went for the General exam and passed with a 94% on my first try. Very happy with HamTest Online. And am now in the process of studying for my Extra. Extremely happy with HamTest Online and would highly recommend to anybody thinking about getting started in the hobby or upgrading your ticket. A great product.