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Ham Radio for Dummies

Author : H. Ward Silver, N0AX
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
ISBN : 978-0764559877
EAN : 559877

Dimensions (cm) : 23.3(H) x 18.7(W) x 2.2(T)
Weight (kg) : 0.58

Added To Bookshop : 13/ 2/ 2008


Hams do cool things like talking to folks around the world and helping with communications during emergencies. Here’s the scoop, including licensing requirements and how to set up a station. And if you’re already licensed, this book will help you start sounding (and feeling) like a pro!

The Dummies Way

Explanations in plain English
"Get in, get out" information
Icons and other navigational aids
Tear-out cheat sheet
Top ten lists
A dash of humor and fun
Discover how to:
o Understand ham jargon
o Communicate on the air
o Prepare for the license exam
o Set up a radio shack
o Help in an emergency or natural disaster
o Be a ham on the go

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About the author: Ward Silver is an electrical engineer who’s been a licensed ham for 31 years. His ham radio call sign is N0AX. He is a contributing editor and columnist for QST, the monthly magazine for ham operators published by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL--The national association for AMATEUR RADIO).

380 pages. © 2004, by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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