Discover the magic of Ham Radio - Differences between HF, VHF and UHF,Propagation, Building a Station, About Transceivers, Meter Functions, Controls, Antennas, Standing Wave Ratio (SWR), Matching Networks, Feedlines, Safety, Grounding, RF Safety, Physical Safety, Get On The Air (PPT file, save to disk)
Operating and procedures - how to operate your station, phonetic alphabet, Q codes, tuneups, signal reporting, Morse code, logs. (PDF file, opens in a separate window)
Introduction to Amateur Satellites - how to work a satellite, what is needed to work a satellite, transceiver and antenna choices, tracking software, Doppler effect... (PDF file, opens in a separate window)
The Art and Skill of Radio Telegraphy - learning the Morse code foundations, accuracy and speed, straight key and paddle, learning methods, practice word lists and CW history. (PDF file, opens in a separate window)
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