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Two-Way Radios and Scanners For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-05460-4
384 pages
March 2011
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Part I: Making Radio a Habit, a Hobby, or a Helper.

Chapter 1: Introducing Radios and the Wireless World.

Chapter 2: Discovering the Art and Science of Radio.

Chapter 3: Making Radio Fit Your Life.

Part II: Two-Way Radios at Home, Work, and Play.

Chapter 4: A Radio in Your Pocket: FRS/GMRS Radios.

Chapter 5: Breaker, Breaker: Using Citizens Band.

Chapter 6: Communicating in Emergencies.

Chapter 7: Workaday Wireless: Business Radio Services.

Chapter 8: Ladies and Gentlemen, Ships at Sea: Marine Radio.

Chapter 9: Citizen Wireless: Amateur Radio.

Part III: Listening In: Scanning and Shortwave Listening.

Chapter 10: One Adam 12: Scanner Basics.

Chapter 11: Scanning Public Service and Safety Radio Transmissions.

Chapter 12: Radio Aloft: Aviation Radio Transmissions.

Chapter 13: Radios in Uniform: Government Radio Transmissions.

Chapter 14: Radio in Action: Recreational Radio Transmissions.

Chapter 15: Surfing the Air World: Shortwave Listening.

Part IV: Getting Technical with Your Radio.

Chapter 16: Building Your Radio Toolbox.

Chapter 17: A Spark of Electronic Know-How.

Chapter 18: Installing Radios Right.

Chapter 19: Getting a Charge Out of Batteries.

Chapter 20: Putting Your Computer to Work.

Chapter 21: Troubleshooting Your Radio.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 22: Ten Radio Secrets.

Chapter 23: Ten Emergency Tips.

Chapter 24: Ten Radio First-Aid Techniques.

Chapter 25: Ten New Ways to Have Fun with Your Radio.

Appendix: Glossary.


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