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Ham radio operator's guide

Author: Carl J Bergquist
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Prompt Publications, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Building on the first "HAM Radio Guide", this edition looks at the developments since in HAM technology, regulations, and ideas.

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Amateurs' manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl J Bergquist
ISBN: 0790612380 9780790612386
OCLC Number: 47051066
Notes: Revised edition of: Howard W. Sams ham radio operator's guide. c1999.
Includes index.
Description: 386 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: FCC Licensing Scheme 13 --
There's a New Sheriff at the FCC 15 --
Technician Class 18 --
General Class 28 --
Amateur Extra Class 39 --
The Test!!!!! 51 --
You Have Your Ticket, Now The Fun Begins! 57 --
Areas of HAM Radio 59 --
Spheres of Communication 61 --
Phone (Voice Communications) 61 --
High Frequency (HF) 65 --
Low Very High Frequency (LVHF) 65 --
Very High Frequency (VHF) 66 --
Ultrahigh Frequency (UHF) 67 --
Microwave 68 --
Very Low Frequency (VLF) 69 --
Repeaters 70 --
QRP or Weak-Signal Communications 71 --
Alternate Power Stations 72 --
Radio Teletype (RTTY) 72 --
Packet Radio 73 --
Satellite Communications 76 --
Slow-Scan Television (SSTV) 77 --
Amateur Television (ATV) 78 --
Earth-Moon-Earth (EME) 80 --
Laser Communications 81 --
Amateur Radio Equipment 83 --
Receivers 84 --
Transmitters 87 --
Transceivers 88 --
Linear Amplifiers 90 --
Antennas and Associated Friends 92 --
Towers 103 --
Duplexers and Antenna Switches 108 --
Antenna Tuners 109 --
Handy Talkie (HT) 110 --
Transverters 111 --
Meters 112 --
Power Supplies 114 --
CW Keys 116 --
Electronic Keyers 118 --
Microphones 119 --
Batteries and Chargers 120 --
Terminal Control Node (TNC) 122 --
Phone Patches 123 --
Filters 124 --
Digital Signal Processing (DSP) 126 --
Preamplifiers 127 --
Test Equipment 128 --
Repeaters 131 --
HAM Radio Activities 140 --
QSOs 140 --
DXing 142 --
Propagation 144 --
HAM Radio Clubs 145 --
HAMfests 146 --
Swap Meets 149 --
Foxhunts 149 --
Field Day 151 --
Networks 153 --
Educational Efforts 156 --
Contesting 157 --
Balloon Launches 158 --
Recruitment 160 --
HAM Traditions, Etiquette, Conventions, Safety, Do's and Don'ts, etc., etc., etc. 162 --
First Names Only 163 --
Camaraderie 164 --
General Courtesies of HAM Radio 165 --
Appropriate Language 165 --
Operating Procedures 166 --
FCC and Amateur Radio Band Plans 169 --
Safety for RF and Gneral 170 --
Antennas 174 --
Special HAM Terminology 179 --
The Q-Codes 180 --
Phonetic Alphabet 186 --
Some Colorful HAM Lingo 188 --
HAM Radio Photo Gallery 193 --
On-Air Operation 201 --
Some Operating Procedures and Courtesies 204 --
Listening 204 --
Give Your Call Sign 206 --
Use the Q-Codes 207 --
Amateur Radio Jargon 208 --
Band Plans 209 --
The Phonetic Alphabet 210 --
FCC Rules and Regulations 212 --
Unauthorized Operation 215 --
HAM Radio Contacts or QSOs 217 --
Calling CQ 217 --
Answering CQ Calls 219 --
Contesting 221 --
Working Pileups 226 --
Logs, Logging, and QSL Cards 228 --
Working with the Equipment 232 --
Tuning the Radio 232 --
Tuning the Antenna 236 --
Antenna Installation Tips 239 --
Propagation 247 --
Sporadic-E 251 --
Tropospheric Ducting 252 --
Ground Wave 252 --
Auroras 253 --
Meteor Showers (Meteor Sctter) 254 --
Solar Flares 254 --
Evaluating the Data 255 --
High Frequency (HF) 256 --
VHF and UHF 259 --
What Do You Say? Let's Build Some Stuff! 265 --
Handy Dandy Field Strength Meter (FSM) 269 --
A Radio Frequency (RF) Relay 277 --
Power Distribution Center 285 --
A Simple Ground Plane Antenna 293 --
The Dipole Antenna 299 --
A Cubical Quad Beam Antenna 308 --
Simple SWR Meter for 1 to 300 megahertz 339 --
Tiny 40-Meter CW Transmitter 347.
Responsibility: Carl J. Bergquist.

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