Book Description

The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual is the most popular introduction into the world of Amateur Radio.Discover the excitement of ham radio. The Amateur Radio Service offers a unique mix of public service, technology and experimenting with electronics–all with an emphasis on fun. Some hams use their skills to provide communications during emergencies and disasters when all else fails. Others enjoy talking to people across the country and around the globe, participating in local contests and building experiments. The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual will guide you as you get started in the hobby–as you select your equipment, set-up your first station and make your first contact.Use this book to study for your first license exam-you’ll be on the air in no time! Every page presents information you will need to pass the exam and become an effective operator. You'll cover small sections at a time: Welcome to Amateur Radio Radio and Electronics Fundamentals Operating Station Equipment Communicating with Other Hams Licensing Regulations Operating Regulations Radio SafetyAt the end of the book, you'll find the entire Technician Question Pool--so you can be sure you're ready at exam time. You'll turn to it again and again as you are getting started!