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This revised edition of the most trusted guide in all of ham radio is here just in time to help you pass the new No-Code Technician Class exams!

Used by thousands of ham operators to understand and set up their first shortwave transmitters, and to get their licenses--Clay Laster's Beginner's Handbook of Amateur Radio is the proven way to start sending from your own set. Complete Get-Hamming and Get-Your-License Kit. You don't need any special training or skills to begin. All you need is this book! Clay Laster explains radio and electronics fundamentals needed to set up a transmitter and become a licensed "ham" operator from the ground up. Reflecting both the newest equipment and revisions to the Federal Communications Commission rules and tests, this guide gives anyone interested in amateur radio:

*An exciting introduction to shortwave--used for round-the-world fun and communications, for emergency and disaster signaling, and, yes, still used by spies

*All the guidance you need to become a ham radio operator

*A mini-course in electronics, focused on radio fundamentals

*Understandable instruction in wave propagation, power supplies, and electronic circuits

*Complete study guide for getting your Novice Operator or No-Code Technician Class licenses*Study hints for preparing for FCC exams

*Recent FCC RF Safety Rules and Guidelines

*384 FCC Technician Class Question Pool with Answers

*Shortwave operator's do's-and-don't's, practices and procedures

If you want to communicate over the airwaves both locally and globally, and listen in on conversations heard by very few--if you want to launch your own ham radio station and earn a coveted FCC license, you've picked the very best place to start. Take this book home, and it will take you into the realm of communication, new friends, good times, and technical mastery beyond your dreams.

Book News Annotation:

Explains radio and electronics fundamentals needed to set up a transmitter and become a licensed ham operator from the ground up. Offers a mini-course in electronics technology and radio communications, provides specific technical information on amateur radio operating procedures, and includes study hints for preparing for licensing exams, and a complete study guide for the Novice Operator and No-Code Code Technician Class licenses. This fourth edition reflects the newest equipment and revisions to the Federal Communications Commission rules and tests. The author is an electronics engineer and college instructor.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Essential A-to-Z Ham Radio Guide

The revised edition of the most trusted guide in ham radio is here just in time to help you pass the new No-Code Technician Class exams! Used by thousands of ham operators to set up their first shortwave transmitters and to get their licenses, Clay Laster's Beginner's Handbook of Amateur Radio, Fourth Edition delivers all the guidance you need — from radio and electronics fundamentals needed to set up a transmitter to the newest equipment to revisions to the Federal Communications Commission rules and tests. If you want to communicate over the airwaves both locally and globally and listen in on conversations heard by very few, take this book home, and it will take you into the realm of communication, new friends, good times, and technical mastery beyond your dreams.

You get:

Understandable instruction in wave propagation, power supplies, and electronic circuits

Complete study guide for getting your Novice Operator or No-Code Technician Class licenses

Study hints for preparing for FCC exams

Shortwave operator's do's-and-don't's, practices and procedures

Appendix packed with 250 sample examination questions and answers

Table of Contents

Introduction to Amateur Radio.

How to Prepare for the FCC Examinations.

Radio Communications Theory.

Principles of Electricity and Magnetism.

Tubes and Semiconductors.

Power Supplies.

Electronic Circuits.

Introduction to Radio Transmitters.

Introduction to Radio Receivers.

All About Transmission Lines and Antennas.

RF Radiation Safety and Radio Communications Practices and Procedures.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071361873
Author:
Laster, Clay
Publisher:
Tab Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Television & Video
Subject:
Radio
Subject:
Acoustics & Sound
Subject:
Amateur radio stations
Subject:
Communications-Radio
Edition Number:
4th
Series Volume:
Bd. 9
Publication Date:
20001131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
9.30x7.52x1.16 in. 1.99 lbs.

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Product details 528 pages Tab Books - English 9780071361873 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Essential A-to-Z Ham Radio Guide

The revised edition of the most trusted guide in ham radio is here just in time to help you pass the new No-Code Technician Class exams! Used by thousands of ham operators to set up their first shortwave transmitters and to get their licenses, Clay Laster's Beginner's Handbook of Amateur Radio, Fourth Edition delivers all the guidance you need — from radio and electronics fundamentals needed to set up a transmitter to the newest equipment to revisions to the Federal Communications Commission rules and tests. If you want to communicate over the airwaves both locally and globally and listen in on conversations heard by very few, take this book home, and it will take you into the realm of communication, new friends, good times, and technical mastery beyond your dreams.

You get:

Understandable instruction in wave propagation, power supplies, and electronic circuits

Complete study guide for getting your Novice Operator or No-Code Technician Class licenses

Study hints for preparing for FCC exams

Shortwave operator's do's-and-don't's, practices and procedures

Appendix packed with 250 sample examination questions and answers

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