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Ham Radio For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-5987-7
384 pages
April 2004
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Part I: What Is Ham Radio All About?

Chapter 1: Getting Acquainted with Ham Radio.

Chapter 2: Getting a Handle on Ham Radio Technology.

Chapter 3: Finding Other Hams: Your Support Group.

Part II: Wading through the Licensing Process.

Chapter 4: Figuring Out the Licensing System.

Chapter 5: Studying for Your License.

Chapter 6: Taking the Test.

Chapter 7: Obtaining Your License and Call Sign.

Part III: Hamming It Up.

Chapter 8: Making Contact.

Chapter 9: Casual Operating.

Chapter 10: Operating with Intent.

Chapter 11: Specialties.

Part IV: Building and Operating a Station That Works.

Chapter 12: Getting on the Air.

Chapter 13: Organizing Your Shack.

Chapter 14: Housekeeping (Logs and QSLs).

Chapter 15: Hands-On Radio.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten Secrets for Beginners.

Chapter 17: Ten Secrets of the Masters.

Chapter 18: Ten First Station Tips.

Chapter 19: Ten Easy Ways to Have Fun on the Radio.

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Give Back to Ham Radio.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Glossary.

Appendix B: The Best References.


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