Beginner's Handbook Of Amateur Radio / Edition 4

Beginner's Handbook Of Amateur Radio / Edition 4

by Clay Laster, Clay Lester
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071361871

ISBN-13: 9780071361873

Pub. Date: 11/28/2000

Publisher: T A B Books

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

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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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071361873
Publisher:
T A B Books
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
626,734
Product dimensions:
1.06(w) x 7.50(h) x 9.25(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
1Introduction to amateur radio1
2How to prepare for the FCC amateur radio examinations15
3Radio communications theory57
4Principles of electricity and magnetism71
5Tubes and semiconductors109
6Power supplies163
7Electronic circuits179
8Introduction to radio transmitters213
9Introduction to radio receivers231
10All about transmission lines and antennas251
11Radio communication practices and operating procedures279
App. A Element 2 - Novice Class Examination Question Pool293
App. B Element 3A - Technician Class Examination Question Pool342
App. C Answers to Novice Examination questions385
App. D Answers to Technician Examination questions387
Index389

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