By Stuart Thomas, KB1HQS
For many amateur radio stations are traditionally home based and associated with a table full of gear. However in recent years many have taken on the challenge of operating portable, away from home. A new generation of compact, full-featured, portable radios combines with modern battery technology to make it easier than ever to set up your station and enjoy amateur radio in the great outdoors. This book sets out to show what is possible and the fun to be had when operating portable.
With the increase in organised outdoor operating activities by clubs and award programmes such as SOTA, it's no wonder that more radio amateurs have been inspired to venture into portable operations. Anyone can give portable operating a try and this book shows that portable operators use HF and VHF bands, as well as SSB, FM, CW, and digital modes. There are chapters dedicated to organising your equipment, radios you can use, power sources, portable antennas, the on air activities and even a handy online resource listing.
This book provides something for everyone, if you want to activate from a picnic table at a nearby park, or a remote summit, Portable Operating for Amateur Radio offers a wealth of practical information to help make your portable amateur radio operations successful.
Size 208x265mm, 176 pages, ISBN: 9781 6259 5080 2