Ham Radio For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118592204
  • ISBN-13: 9781118592205
  • DDC: 621.38416
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 526 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Ham Radio For Dummies, 2e will reflect the operational and technical changes to amateur radio since the book was published in 2004.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
About the Author.
Author's Acknowledgments.
1: Introduction.
2: Getting Started with Ham Radio.
3: Getting Acquainted with Ham Radio.
4: Getting a Handle on Ham Radio Technology.
5: Finding Other Hams: Your Support Group.
6: Wading through the Licensing Process.
7: Figuring out the Licensing System.
8: Studying for Your License.
9: Taking the Test.
10: Obtaining Your License and Call Sign.
11: Hamming It Up.
12: Making Contact.
13: Casual Operating.
14: Operating with Intent.
15: Operating Specialties.
16: Building and Operating a Station That Works.
17: Getting on the Air.
18: Organizing Your Shack.
19: Housekeeping (logs and Qsls).
20: Hands-on Radio.
21: The Part of Tens.
22: Ten Secrets for Beginners.
23: Ten Secrets of the Masters.
24: Ten First-Station Tips.
25: Ten Easy Ways to Have Fun on the Radio.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: The Best References.