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ARRL Extra Class License Manual (11th Edition)

11TH EDITION!!

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The ARRL Extra Class License Manual has all you need to pass your Extra Class exam and take you to the highest level of amateur radio! This is the official ARRL license manual for the study and preparation of the Level 3 Amateur Extra License exam.

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The ARRL Extra Class License Manual has all you need to pass your Extra Class exam and take you to the highest level of amateur radio! This is the official ARRL license manual for the study and preparation of the Level 3 Amateur Extra License exam.

The Extra Class license is the third and top level of three US Amateur Radio licenses. Upgrading to an Extra license allows full privileges on all frequencies authorized by the FCC for Amateur Radio. To upgrade your license to Extra Class, you will need to take the Extra Class test and you must already hold a General Class license or have recently passed all of the exams required for the General license. After you pass the test, you will have access to all of the operating modes and frequencies allowed by the FCC to licensed amateur radio operators!

Discover a world of fun and excitement with Ham Radio! Amateur Radio Service operators develop valuable skills that can be used for public service to provide emergency and disaster communications or to converse with others around the world for fun. Whether it's for emergencies, experimentation or just plain fun, The ARRL Extra Class License Manual will help you reach the top level in this exciting hobby at every step of the way.

The ARRL Extra Class License Manual gives you all the information you need to pass the test and become a licensed Extra Class ham radio operator. It covers these basic areas:
  • Operating Practices
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Electrical Principles
  • Components and Building Blocks
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Radio Signals and Measurements
  • Modulations, Protocols and Modes
  • Antennas and Feed Lines
  • Topics in Radio Propagation
  • Safety

The ARRL Extra Class License Manual makes it easy to study for your Extra Class license exam:
  • Use this book, and pass the 50-question license test.
  • Includes the latest question pool with answer key, for use July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2020.
  • Use with ARRL's Online Exam Review for Ham Radio.
  • Detailed explanations for all questions, including FCC Rules.

With the Extra Class License Manual by your side, you can get your Extra license in short order. Use this handy and valuable reference to help you conquer the highest level in the world of amateur radio!

Topics Covered By The ARRL Extra Class License Manual

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction
  • - 1.1 - The Extra Class License and Amateur Radio
  • - 1.2 - Extra Class Overview
  • - 1.3 - The Volunteer Testing Process
  • - 1.4 - How to Use This Book
  • Chapter 2 - Operating Practices
  • - 2.1 - General Operating
  • - 2.2 - Digital Mode Operating
  • - 2.3 - Amateur Satellites
  • Chapter 3 - Rules and Regulations
  • - 3.1 - Operating Standards
  • - 3.2 - Station Restrictions
  • - 3.3 - Station Control
  • - 3.4 - Amateur Satellite Service
  • - 3.5 - Volunteer Examiner Program
  • - 3.6 - Miscellaneous Rules
  • Chapter 4 - Electrical Principles
  • - 4.1 - Radio Mathematics
  • - 4.2 - Electrical and Magnetic Fields
  • - 4.3 - Principles of Circuits
  • Chapter 5 - Components and Building Blocks
  • - 5.1 - Semiconductor Devices
  • - 5.2 - Display Devices
  • - 5.3 - Digital Logic
  • - 5.4 - Optoelectronics
  • Chapter 6 - Radio Circuits and Systems
  • - 6.1 - Amplifiers
  • - 6.2 - Signal Processing
  • - 6.3 - Digital Signal Processing (DSP and Software Defined Radio (SDR))
  • - 6.4 - Filters and Impedence Matching
  • - 6.5 - Power Supplies
  • Chapter 7 - Radio Signals and Measurements
  • - 7.1 - AC Waveforms and Measurements
  • - 7.2 - Test Equipment
  • - 7.3 - Receiver Performance
  • - 7.4 - Interference and Noise
  • Chapter 8 - Modulation, Protocols, and Modes
  • - 8.1 - Modulation Systems
  • - 8.2 - Digital Protocols and Modes
  • - 8.3 - Amateur Television
  • Chapter 9 - Antennas and Feed Lines
  • - 9.1 - Basics of Antennas
  • - 9.2 - Practical Antennas
  • - 9.3 - Antenna Systems
  • - 9.4 - Transmission Lines
  • - 9.5 - Antenna Design
  • Chapter 10 - Topics in Radio Propagation
  • - 10.1 - Solar Effects
  • - 10.2 - HF Propagation
  • - 10.3 - VHF/UHF/Microwave Propagation
  • Chapter 11 - Safety
  • - 11.1 - Hazardous Materials
  • - 11.2 - RF Exposure
  • - 11.3 - Grounding and Bonding
  • Chapter 12 - Glossary
  • Chapter 13 - Extra Question Pool

Product Details

Softcover: 496 pages
Publisher: The American Radio Relay League, Inc.; Eleventh Edition/First Printing (April 2016)
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-62595-045-1
Product Dimensions: 8 3/16 x 10 7/8 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.35 pounds

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