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Ham radio : ham radio license, equipment, antennas, and activities; the ultimate guide to amateur radio / by Jim Bosworth.

Bosworth, Jim. (Author).
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Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 621.38416 BOS (Text) 78731000496594 Adult Nonfiction Available -
 In memory of Greg Treon: By Blue River Valley Amateur Radio Society [ mm 2018-04-10 @ SHLBY-SHE ]

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781980366805
  • Physical Description: 77 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Middletown, DE : [publisher not identified], ©2018.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
What is ham radio? -- History of ham radio -- The early beginnings -- World War I -- The time between the world wars -- World War II -- Late 20th century -- Ham radio in the 21st century -- Etymology of ham radio -- Why get into ham radio? -- How to get started with amateur radio -- Ham radio liceensing procedure in the United States -- License classes -- License exam -- How to prepare for the amateur radio licensing exam -- What to consider when purchasing a ham radio -- Hand held ham radios -- Mobile ham radios -- Ham radio base stations -- Antennas -- Uses of the different categories of ham radios -- Choosing your radio -- Hand held transceivers -- Mobile ham radio transceivers -- Mono band, budal band, and multim band radios: which to choose? -- Summary: choosing a transceiver -- Notes -- Radio 101 -- Terms and basic concepts -- Radio frequency -- Radio wavelengths -- High frequence, very high frequency, and ultra high frequency ranges -- Radio bands -- Radio channels -- Basic operating procedures and beginning contact -- Beginning using a hand held transceiver and a local repeater -- Initiating a call -- Responding to a call -- Making direct contact -- Using CQ to make contact -- How to respond to a CQ -- Continuous wave contacts -- QSL cards -- Common problems in amateur radio -- Citizen band radio -- Family radio service system.
Summary, etc.:
"This guide provides an easy to understand, and up-to-date explanation of how to get up and running in your very own ham shack. Learn exactly why so many enthusiasts love the world of amateur radio." -- From back cover.
Subject: Amateur radio stations.
Radio > Amateurs' manuals.
Radio operators > United States.

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