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Ham radio for dummies

Author: H Ward Silver
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Wiley Pub., ©2004.
Series: --For dummies.
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An introduction to amateur radio offers information and advice on getting a license, communicating with other hams, and setting up radio equipment.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Amateurs' manuals
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Silver, H. Ward.
Ham radio for dummies.
Indianapolis, Ind. : Wiley Pub., ©2004
(OCoLC)607062511
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H Ward Silver
ISBN: 0764559877 9780764559877
OCLC Number: 55092631
Description: xx, 360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: What Is Ham Radio All About? --
Getting Acquainted with Ham Radio --
Tuning In Ham Radio Today --
Roaming the World of Ham Radio --
Communicating with Ham Radio --
Building a Ham Radio Shack --
Getting a Handle on Ham Radio Technology --
Fundamentals of Radio Waves --
Basic Ham Radio Gadgetry --
Ham Radio on the Air --
Dealing with Mother Nature --
Finding Other Hams: Your Support Group --
Radio Clubs --
The ARRL --
Specialty Organizations and Clubs --
Online Communities --
Hamfests and Conventions --
Wading through the Licensing Process --
Figuring Out the Licensing System --
The Amateur Service: An Overview --
Becoming Licensed: Individual License Classes --
Understanding Call Signs --
The Volunteer Licensing System --
Studying for Your License --
Demystifying the Test --
Finding Resources for Study --
Finding a Mentor --
Mastering Morse Code --
Taking the Test --
Finding a Test Session --
Signing Up for a Test --
The Big Day --
Obtaining Your License and Call Sign --
Completing Your Licensing Paperwork --
Finding Your New Call Sign --
Registering with the FCC Online --
Picking Your Own Call Sign --
Maintaining Your License --
Hamming It Up --
Making Contact --
Listen, Listen, Listen! --
Tuning In a Signal --
Deciphering a QSO --
Q-Signals --
Making a Call --
Casual Operating --
Operating on FM and Repeaters --
Chewing the Rag --
Pounding Brass--Morse Code --
Receiving Messages Afloat and Remote --
Operating with Intent --
Joining an Emergency Organization --
Preparing for an Emergency --
Operating in an Emergency --
Providing Public Service --
Operating on Nets --
Handling Traffic --
Specialties --
DX-ing --
Taking Part in Radio Contests --
Chasing Awards --
QRP: Low-Power Operating --
Getting Digital --
Operating via Satellites --
Seeing Things--Image Transmissions --
Building and Operating a Station That Works --
Getting on the Air --
Setting Goals for Your Station --
Choosing a Radio --
Choosing an Antenna --
Supporting Your Antenna --
Computers in the Shack --
Buying New or Used Equipment --
Upgrading Your Station --
Organizing Your Shack --
Designing Your Ham Shack --
Building in RF and Electrical Safety --
Grounding Power and RF --
Housekeeping (Logs and QSLs) --
Keeping a Log --
Selecting a QSL Card --
Sending and Receiving QSLs --
Hands-On Radio --
Acquiring Tools and Components --
Maintaining Your Station --
Overall Troubleshooting Tips --
Troubleshooting Your Station --
Troubleshooting Your Home and Neighborhood --
Building Equipment from a Kit --
Building Equipment from Scratch --
The Part of Tens --
Ten Secrets for Beginners --
Listening, Listening, Listening --
Buddying Up --
Knowing Your Equipment --
Following the Manufacturer's Recommendations --
Trying Different Things --
Nobody Knows Everything --
Practicing Courtesy --
Joining In --
Getting Right Back in the Saddle --
Relax, It's a Hobby! --
Ten Secrets of the Masters --
Listening, Listening, Listening --
Learning What's Under the Hood --
Reading History --
Having a Sharp Axe --
Practicing Makes Perfect --
Paying Attention to Detail --
The Problem Ain't What You Don't Know --
Antennas Make the Difference --
A Decibel Is a Decibel Is a Decibel --
Ham Radio Is a Lifetime of Learning --
Ten First Station Tips --
Being Flexible --
Looking and Learning --
Don't Put All Your Eggs in One Basket --
Used-Equipment Bargains --
Building Something! --
Being Well-Grounded --
Saving Money by Building Your Own Cables --
Building Step-by-Step --
Finding the Weakest Link --
Being Comfortable --
Ten Easy Ways to Have Fun on the Radio --
Listening for People Having Fun and Joining In --
Special Events and Contests Are Looking for You! --
Making Up Your Own Contest --
Sending a Radiogram, Ma'am --
Joining the Parade --
Going Somewhere Cool --
Squirting a Bird --
Learning a New Lingo --
Shortwave Listening (SWL-ing) --
Visiting a New Group --
Ten Ways to Give Back to Ham Radio --
Preparing Yourself for Emergencies --
Preparing Your Community for Emergencies --
Volunteering in Your Club --
Performing Public Service Assistance --
Experimenting --
Participating in On-the-Air Monitoring --
Acting as a Product Tester or QSL Manager --
Representing Amateur Radio --
Being an Elmer --
Making Lifelong Friendships.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Ward Silver.
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An introduction to amateur radio offers information and advice on getting a license, communicating with other hams, and setting up radio equipment.

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