Receiving Antenna Handbook
By Joseph Carr K4IPV
This guide to high performance antennas is written in Joe's clear, easy to understand, friendly style. Arguably the best book devoted to receiving antennas for longwave through shortwave. An excellent reference for the shortwave listener who likes to experiment with different antennas.
Chapters include: Antenna and Lightning Protection Grounds, Transmission Lines, Simple “Quick and Dirty” Antennas, The Dipole and Its Relatives, Long-Wire Antennas: Single Wires, Vee Beams, Rhombics and Beverages, Large Wire Loop Antennas, Simple Directional Antennas, Small Loop Antennas, Low Frequency and Tropical Band Antennas, VHF/UHF Scanner Band Antennas and Antenna Construction Techniques. First Edition. ©1993 HighText Publishing. 189 pages. List price $19.95.
Loop Antenna Handbook
By Joseph Carr K4IPV.
Here is a comprehensive, but readable guide to understanding and building loops for longwave, medium wave, shortwave and VHF. Loop antennas can be very effective, even if you have limited space and a tight budget. Many diagrams and illustrations.
Chapters include: Loop Theory and Construction, Loop Projects, Quad Loop Beams, Small Loop Theory and Projects, Special Loops for Shortwave Bands, Loopstick Antennas, Radio Direction Finding, Small Loop Preamplifiers and Commercial Products. ©1999 133 pages. List price $19.95.