An ideal first step for learning about ham radio
Beyond operating wirelessly, today’s ham radio operators can transmit data and pictures; use the Web, laser, and microwave transmitters; and commute to places low and high to make contact. This hands-on beginner guide reflects the operational and technical changes to amateur radio during the last decade and will give you up to date licensing requirements and information, changes in digital communication (such as the Web, social media, and GPS), and how to use e-mail by the use of radio.
- Addresses the critical use of ham radio for replacing downed traditional communications throughout emergencies or natural disasters
- Provides updates to all documentation of the American Radio Relay League
- Explains up to date changes to picking your own call sign
- Places a special emphasis on the major reasons people get into amateur radio: emergency communication, digital communication, and do-it-yourself science
- Looks at online mapping and charting of websites
Whether you’re just getting turned on to ham radio or have already got your license, Ham Radio for Dummies, 2nd Edition helps you with the terminology, the technology, and the talknology.
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