Ham Radio For Dummies

Ham Radio For Dummies

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  • Electronic book text
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • United States
  • 1st edition
  • 9780764573194

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: What Is Ham Radio All About? Chapter 1: Getting Acquainted with Ham Radio. Chapter 2: Getting a Handle on Ham Radio Technology. Chapter 3: Finding Other Hams: Your Support Group. Part II: Wading through the Licensing Process. Chapter 4: Figuring Out the Licensing System. Chapter 5: Studying for Your License. Chapter 6: Taking the Test. Chapter 7: Obtaining Your License and Call Sign. Part III: Hamming It Up. Chapter 8: Making Contact. Chapter 9: Casual Operating. Chapter 10: Operating with Intent. Chapter 11: Specialties. Part IV: Building and Operating a Station That Works. Chapter 12: Getting on the Air. Chapter 13: Organizing Your Shack. Chapter 14: Housekeeping (Logs and QSLs). Chapter 15: Hands-On Radio. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 16: Ten Secrets for Beginners. Chapter 17: Ten Secrets of the Masters. Chapter 18: Ten First Station Tips. Chapter 19: Ten Easy Ways to Have Fun on the Radio. Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Give Back to Ham Radio. Part VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: Glossary. Appendix B: The Best References. Index.show more

About H. Ward Silver

Ward Silver is an electrical engineer who's been a licensed ham for 31 years. He is a contributing editor and columnist for QST, a monthly magazine for ham operators.show more

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