Two-Way Radios and Scanners For Dummies book cover

Two-Way Radios and Scanners For Dummies

Published: July 22, 2005

Overview

Discover a fun new hobby with helpful possibilities. Get directions, talk to folks overseas, or find out whether the fish are biting. Want to check out the morning news in London, help out in emergencies, or tune in to the big race? Two-way radios open up a world of possibilities — literally. This handy guide tells you about the equipment you need, fills you in on radio etiquette, shows you how to stay legal, and gives you lots of cool ideas for family-friendly radio activities. Discover how to:
  • Use the right radio lingo
  • Choose and operate different types of radios
  • Get a license if you need one
  • Communicate in emergencies
  • Program a scanner
  • Tune in to sporting events
Discover a fun new hobby with helpful possibilities. Get directions, talk to folks overseas, or find out whether the fish are biting. Want to check out the morning news in London, help out in emergencies, or tune in to the big race? Two-way radios open up a world of possibilities — literally. This handy guide tells you about the equipment you need, fills you in on radio etiquette,
shows you how to stay legal, and gives you lots of cool ideas for family-friendly radio activities. Discover how to:
  • Use the right radio lingo
  • Choose and operate different types of radios
  • Get a license if you need one
  • Communicate in emergencies
  • Program a scanner
  • Tune in to sporting events