Tune In The World With Ham Radio Author:Larry Wolfgang, WA3VIL, Bruce S. Hale, KB1MW Now YOU can become a licensed Amateur Radio operator and: — Communicate with new friends all over the world; — Compete with other Amateur Radio operators for awards and in contests that build operating skills; — Learn the basics of communications electronics. — YOU can join the over 300,000 people who have used "Tune In The World With Ham Radio" as ... more »their stepping-stone into Amateur Radio. During the El Salvador and Mexico City earthquakes and the recent California fires these active communicators were in the thick of the action, passing messages to loved ones and providing communications for the beleaguered rescue workers and fire fighters. The Space Shuttle missions have given hams the opportunity to participate in experiments and to communicate directly with the ham-astronauts on baord. Still others enjoy the ability to talk with a teenage ham in a city apartment one moment, and next contacting a missionary in Nepal, a US Senator or even a king! Some hams use orbiting communicatoins satellites to relay their signals across the world, and thousands have hooked up their home computers to their stations for use in digital networks.
Accomplisghing all of this is not difficult! "Tune In The World With Ham Radio" covers the material you need to know in order to pass your beginner's (Novice) test. Bite-sized chunks of information are explained in the simplest terms possible. This sixth edition also covers how to select equipment and how to set up a station, and guides you, as a new Novice, step-by-step through your first contacts. In no time you will be able to Tune In The World With Ham Radio!« less