Foundation Training Videos

On this page, you’ll find our collection of videos related to amateur radio Foundation training in the UK.

If you’re studying for your Foundation course, we hope you’ll find these helpful.

About Amateur Radio

General videos about amateur radio and how to get started:

Taste of Amateur Radio (2 min overview)

Foundation Online Training Course

Videos showing how our free online training course works.

About our Course

How our course works

Foundation Online: Modules

A video presentation on each of the modules (updated for the 2022 syllabus). These are part of our free Foundation Online training course, which includes extra material and mock tests:

Getting Started Video
1: Getting Started
Technical Basics Video
2: Technical Basics
Transmitters & Receivers Video
3: Transmitters & Receivers
Feeders & Antennas Video
4: Feeders & antennas
Propagation Video
5: Propagation
Licence Conditions Video
6: Licence conditions
EMC Video
7: EMC
Safety Video
8: Safety
Operating Procedures Video
9: Operating Procedures

Quick Revision Guide

Foundation Exam

Our videos looking at the Foundation exam:

Foundation Exams At Home

Tips for passing the Foundation exam

Candidate Interview

Extra Help for Study/Exam

Foundation Practical Help

You no longer need to complete any practical assessments – With effect from 1st October 2021, these were removed from the syllabus announcement – The following (older) videos are potentially helpful to those studying and keen to understand more about the practical side.

Station Setup

Station Setup & Radio Controls

VHF QSO (formal)

VHF QSO (informal)

Morse Appreciation

Extra Training Material

Additional videos to help with Foundation study

Ohms Law Triangle

Power Formula & Fuses

Band Plan & Exam Booklet

VSWR & Tuning

Series & Parallel Circuits

AM, FM & SSB Modulation

Filament Lamp Polarity

Amateur Radio Connectors

EMF Assessments

Repeater Basics

Just Passed?

A video showing what to expect after you’ve passed your exam:

Just passed? What’s next…


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