Now You're Talking: All You Need to Get Your Ham Radio Technician License

Now You're Talking: All You Need to Get Your Ham Radio Technician License

by Larry D. Wolfgang, American Radio Relay League, Joel P. (Eds.) Kleinman, Larry D. Wolfgang
     
 

ISBN-10: 0872595978

ISBN-13: 9780872595972

Pub. Date: 04/01/1997

Publisher: American Radio Relay League, Incorporated

There'll never be a better time to get your ham radio license!

Ham radio is...

  • Communications --Talk to your friends and neighbors -- across town or around the world -- from your own Amateur Radio station. Set your station up in your house or take it with you -- in your car -- on a camping trip -- almost anywhere!
  • Computers -- Use your home

Overview

There'll never be a better time to get your ham radio license!

Ham radio is...

  • Communications --Talk to your friends and neighbors -- across town or around the world -- from your own Amateur Radio station. Set your station up in your house or take it with you -- in your car -- on a camping trip -- almost anywhere!
  • Computers -- Use your home computer to talk to and exchange programs and messages with other hams on pocket radio networks!
  • Repeaters -- Keep in touch with old friends and make new ones on repeaters that let you communicate 50 miles or more using low-power hand-held radios.
  • Space -- use OSCARs (orbiting satellites carrying Amateur Radio) to talk with other hams all over the world -- on voice and through your computer! Talk to astronauts as they orbit the Earth!
  • Public Service -- Provide communications for marathons, bike races and parades -- and during emergencies like earthquakes, floods, blizzards and tornadoes!
  • Challenging -- Build and try out your own antennas and radio equipment. Enter ham radio operating contests and qualify for awards!
  • Fun for You -- Whether you are interested in learning more about the fascinating technology of electronics and electronic communication, want to offer your services in times of communications emergencies or just want free, reliable communications wherever you are, you'll find fun and excitement in Amateur Radio!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872595972
Publisher:
American Radio Relay League, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
444

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