By Steve Ford, WB8IMY
Getting Your First HF Station Started!
Setting up your first HF Amateur Radio station can be a complicated task. From selecting your first radio to putting up your first antenna, there are a number of important choices you'll need to make.
The ARRL Your First Amateur Radio HF Station is a complete guide to setting up your station and getting started in HF communications. It's filled with practical advice you can put to use right away. Whether you're new to Amateur Radio or HF operating, live on acres of open property or in a tiny apartment, this book will show you how to get on the air and enjoy all that Amateur Radio has to offer. The book answers all the questions a new Ham would ask in bite size chunks such as "What kind of antenna should you use?", "What radio should you buy?", "What About a Computer?" and much more.
From choosing your antenna for your new station this book provides details the type of antenna you could choose and how well your station will function for years to come. All its chapters are treated in the same way so you will learn the technical advantages and disadvantages, but the economics of choosing one type of antenna over another. Even if you should you buy new or used equipment. What features are most important and do you need an amplifier? ARRL Your First Amateur Radio HF Station even includes antenna designs you can build yourself, what types of accessories you need and whole lot more.
If you are new to amateur radio or setting up a new station ARRL Your First Amateur Radio HF Station provides great advice and tips that will benefit every reader.
Size: 184x227mm, 176 pages ISBN: 9781 6259 5007 9