Ham and Shortwave Radio for the Electronics Hobbyist

Ham and Shortwave Radio for the Electronics Hobbyist

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Ham and Shortwave Radio for the Electronics Hobbyist shows you, step by step, how to set up and operate your own ham radio station. It's also perfect for those interested in shortwave listening, without getting a ham radio license. This practical guide covers communications modes, assigned frequency ranges in the United States, details on fixed, mobile, and portable ham stations, antennas, and much more. Ham radio will work even when the Internet and other utilities fail. So get on the air and keep the lines of communication open in any situation!
Bestselling electronics author Stan Gibilisco shows you how to get up and running as a ham radio operator--or just listen in on the shortwave bands! Ham and Shortwave Radio for the Electronics Hobbyist helps electronics enthusiasts, especially newly licensed amateur radio operators, acquire basic knowledge of the hobby and get on the air. It's also perfect for those interested shortwave listening, without getting a ham radio license. The book explains communications modes for ham radio operators, including using the Internet as a supplement. The assigned frequency ranges (bands) that licensed hams can use in the U.S. are covered. Tips for setting up fixed, mobile, and portable ham stations are provided as are examples of inexpensive, easy-to-install ham radio antennas, including specialized antennas and exotic antenna experiments. Describes basic ham radio station hardware Shows how to set up a shortwave, or allwave, radio listening station Explains how to operate ham stations in accordance with accepted rules and laws Filled with detailed illustrations.
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780071832915
0071832912
Branch Call Number: 621.38415 G446h 2014
Characteristics: xiv, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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