The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual has all you need to get your first ham license and become an Amateur Radio Operator! This is the Fourth Edition of the most popular introduction into the world of Amateur Radio. It's the official ARRL license manual for the study and preparation of the Level 1 Technician License exam.
Discover a world of fun with Ham Radio! Amateur Radio Service operators develop and practice 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 recreation, The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual will help you get started in this exciting hobby at every step of the way, from getting you first amateur license to choosing equipment, setting up your very first station and making first contact.
The Ham Radio License Manual makes it easy to get started in Amateur Radio:
- Easy-to-understand “bite-sized” sections. Use this book to pass the 35-question Technician license test.
- Includes the entire question pool with answer key, for use July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022.
- Use with the ARRL Online Exam Review for Ham Radio.
- Designed for self-study and for classroom use.
- Intended for all newcomers, instructors and schoolteachers.
The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual can be used with the ARRL Online Review and Practice Exams as a review of the study material by chapter. The site randomly generates practice exams with questions from the actual exam question pool, so you won't be taken by surprise on the day of the exam. Now you can take the practices exams online while you study from the book.
With the Ham Radio License Manual by your side, you can get your Technician license in short order. It's a handy and valuable reference to help you conquer the world of amateur radio!
Topics Covered By The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual
- Chapter 1 - Welcome to Amateur Radio
- - 1.1 - What is Amateur Radio?
- - 1.2 - The FCC and Licensing
- - 1.3 - Amateur Radio Activities
- - 1.4 - Getting Your Ham Radio License
- Chapter 2 - Radio and Signals Fundamentals
- - 2.1 - Radio Signals and Waves
- - 2.2 - Radio Equipment Basics
- Chapter 3 - Electricity, Components, and Circuits
- - 3.1 - Electricity
- - 3.2 - Components and Units
- - 3.3 - Radio Circuits
- Chapter 4 - Propagation, Antennas, and Feed Lines
- - 4.1 - Propagation
- - 4.2 - Antenna and Radio Wave Basics
- - 4.3 - Feed Lines and SWR
- - 4.4 - Practical Antenna Systems
- Chapter 5 - Amateur Radio Equipment
- - 5.1 - Modulation
- - 5.2 - Transmitters and Receivers
- - 5.3 - Digital Communications
- - 5.4 - Power Supplies and Batteries
- Chapter 6 - Communicating With Other Hams
- - 6.1 - Band Plans
- - 6.2 - Making Contacts
- - 6.3 - Using Repeaters
- - 6.4 - Nets
- - 6.5 - Communications for Public Service
- - 6.6 - Satellite Operating
- Chapter 7 - Licensing Regulations
- - 7.1 - Licensing Terms
- - 7.2 - Bands and Privileges
- - 7.3 - International Rules
- - 7.4 - Call Signs
- Chapter 8 - Operating Regulations
- - 8.1 - Control Operators
- - 8.2 - Identification
- - 8.3 - Interference
- - 8.4 - Third-Party Communications
- - 8.5 - Remote and Automatic Operation
- - 8.6 - Prohibited Transmissions
- Chapter 9 - Safety
- - 9.1 - Electrical Safety
- - 9.2 - Managing RF in Your Station
- - 9.3 - RF Interference (RFI)
- - 9.4 - RF Exposure
- - 9.5 - Mechanical Safety
- Chapter 10 - Glossary
- Chapter 11 - Technician Class Exam Question Pool
Softcover: 288 pages
Publisher: The American Radio Relay League, Inc.; Copyright: 2018, Fourth edition, First printing
Product Dimensions: 8 3/16 x 10 7/8 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.25 pounds