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Getting started with ham radio

Steve Ford

Getting started with ham radio

a guide to your first amateur radio station

by Steve Ford

  • 98 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by ARRL in Newington, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radio -- Amateurs" manuals,
  • Amateur radio stations,
  • Shortwave radio

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Steve Ford.
    GenreAmateurs" manuals
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9956 .F567 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24117988M
    ISBN 100872599728
    ISBN 109780872599727
    LC Control Number2009280735

    Take your ham radio operation to the next level with basic and advanced amateur radio books and publications. Books, Publications and Videos. RSGB's Getting started in EME: Earth-Moon-Earth Transmissions. Ham Radio For Beginners book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. All of Your Questions About Ham Radio Answered! Today only, /5.

    Getting Started in Amateur Radio. Amateur Radio is a fascinating hobby. There are many aspects to ham radio. Of course there's getting on the air and talking with friends and new people. But beyond that are many things you can do. While Morse code is no longer required to get your license, many hams, new and old, still enjoy operating using.   Tags: amateur radio ham radio cb radio arrl ham license gordon west w5yi fast track ham radio About Michael Burnette, AF7KB Michael Burnette, AF7KB, started playing with radios at age 8 when he found the plans for a crystal radio set in a comic book and wasted a half roll of toilet paper to get the cardboard tube for a coil form.

    I would start with a basic electronics book, maybe the Make: Electronics books and just read everything radio related and start taking notes. Keep a notebook or OneNote document of terms and things to look up. Keep diving down the rabbit hole and do progressively harder projects. Make simple antennas. Listen to all sorts of radio traffic, not. To get started with your ham radio license process, you’ll likely want to find a class or book to dig into and then take your test. HamRadio has a great list of study materials for you to start with. Once you know your stuff, you’ll want to look for a local club in your area for a testing session. The National Association for Amateur.


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On any scanner, you will. Everyone has their opinion on the Best Book for Ham Radio Beginners so here is mine. I bought the 10th Edition of the ARRL Operating Manual a couple of years ago and found it to be full of great information for someone who wants to learn about ham radio or for the person who just got their ham radio technician license.

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Introduction to Repeaters: If you’re ready to try a call on a local repeater, read this article to understand better the procedures and how FM repeaters work. The world of Amateur Radio and its equipment can be a bit overwhelming. So, DX Engineering has put together these packages to help with “Getting Started”.

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Here for you to freely download is a compendium of “getting started” articles written by Keith Baker, KB1SF/VA3KSF. These articles appeared over the course of several editions of The AMSAT Journal from to Unfortunately, because both satellites (and Web addresses!) have a finite lifetime, information such as this can quickly be overcome by events.

Getting Started with LOTW: Ham Nation TWiT Tech Podcast Network. talks about the ARRL's Log Book of the World(LOTW) and how to get started. Ham Radio. I have schooled many people through the basics from zero-to-hero using the RSGB / OFCOM Foundation License syllabus.

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