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Ham Radio For Dummies

By Ward Silver NØAX
Today’s ham radio goes beyond wireless to extreme wireless, Operators transmit data and pictures, use the Internet, laser, and microwave transmitters and travel to places high and low to make contact. In an emergency or natural disaster, ham radio can replace downed traditional communication and save lives. Whether you’re just getting turned on to ham radio or already have your license, Ham Radio for Dummies helps you with the terminology, the technology and the talknology.

You discover how to: Decipher the jargon and speak the language, Buy or upgrade your equipment, Build a ham radio shack, complete with the rig, a computer, mobile/base rig, microphones, keys, headphones, antennas, cables and feedlines, Study for your license, master Morse code, take the test and get your call sign, Understand the basics of ragchews (conversations), nets (organized on-air meetings) and DX-ing (competing in contacts to make contacts), Keeping logs with the vital statistics, including time (in UTC or World Time), frequency, and call sign. Complete with a glossary and ten pages of additional suggested resources. ©2004 Wiley Publishing 360 pages.

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