HF Dipole Antennas for Amateur Radio

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ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio® #ad - It includes innovative antenna projects for single- and multiband antennas, as well as antennas for portable applications. Portable antennasan easy-to-make three-band dipole for arrl field daya field-portable multi-band rotatable dipole antennaa small, portable dipole for field usea portable twin-lead 20-meter dipolethe njqrp squirtmultiband antennasa shortened 60 meter dipole that also covers 15 metersa compact multiband dipolea folded skeleton Sleeve Dipole for 40 and 20 MetersA Fan Dipole for 80 through 6 MetersA No Compromise Off-Center Fed Dipole for Four BandsSix Band Loaded Dipole AntennaThe Classic Multiband DipoleA Dipole Curtain for 15 and 10 MetersK8SYL’s 75 and 10-Meter DipoleThe N4GG ArraySingle-Band AntennasA Lightweight Rotary Dipole for 40 MetersThe WØIH Tunable 80 Meter DipoleA Coaxial Cable Vertical Dipole AntennaA Wideband Dipole for 75 and 80 MetersThe K4VX Linear-Loaded Dipole for 7 MHzBonus Section! Off-Center-Fed Dipoles — Theory and PracticeSpecial bonus section by Jackson R.

HF Dipole Antennas for Amateur Radio #ad - Richter, wbØusa, features a thorough discussion about how these popular multiband antennas function. 20 innovative antenna projects!arrl’s hf dipole antennas for amateur Radio is a collection of 20 HF dipole antenna designs published in QST, ARRL’s membership journal, between 2000 and 2017. Includes several antenna projects you can build yourself!

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ARRL's Small Antennas for Small Spaces

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ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio #ad - Learn important tips about feed lines, SWR, RF amplifiers, operating modes and RF safety. Indoor antennas you can install this WeekendDesign ideas and projects for VHF and HF antennas you can use inside your home. New! outdoor hf antennas system projects6 new projects, including a “privacy fence” stealth antenna, self-supporting inverted V dipole and the extended double Zepp dipole.

Outdoor antennas for VHF and BeyondCompact omnidirectional and directional antennas you can install anywhere. Creative solutionsa collection of limited-space antenna ideas from well-known amateurs, including the innovative Folded Skeleton Sleeve 40 and 20 Meter Dipole Antenna. Projects and advice for limited-space stationsamateur radio operators love antennas – the bigger the better -- but if you don’t have acres of property to erect the antenna of your dreams, does it mean you’re effectively off the air? Not at all! This fascinating hobby is still yours to enjoy.

ARRL's Small Antennas for Small Spaces #ad - With the right antenna design you'll be on the air today!Fully updated, condominiums, the second edition of ARRL’s Small Antennas for Small Spaces is a valuable resource for radio amateurs who live in apartments, or houses on small lots. Filled with practical advice, this book guides you to finding the right antenna design to fit whatever space you have available.

In small antennas for small spaces you’ll find ideas and projects that will get you on the air regardless of where you live!Includes:Tips to Get You Started the Right WayOptimizing your limited-space station is about more than just building an antenna.

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Grounding and Bonding for the Radio Amateur

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ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio #ad - Proper station Grounding is Important! . Build your ham radio station with effective grounding and bonding techniques:AC safety: protects against shock hazards from ac-powered equipment by providing a safe path for current when a fault in wiring or insulation occurs. Lightning protection: keeps all equipment at the same voltage during transients from lighting and dissipate the lightning’s charge in the Earth, routing it away from equipment.

Grounding and Bonding for the Radio Amateur #ad - Rf management: prevents unwanted RF currents and voltages from disrupting the normal functions of equipment also known as RF interference or RFI. Grounding and bonding for the radio amateur shows you how to make sure your station follows current standards for lightning protection and communication systems, not to mention the National Electrical Code.

You’ll learn effective grounding and bonding techniques for home stations, portable and temporary stations, including condos and apartments, as well as towers and outside antennas.

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Portable Operating for Amateur Radio

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ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio® #ad - In recent years, that has changed with the increasing popularity of operating portable, away from home. There’s something for everyone, no matter your license class or interests. Added to the increase in organized outdoor operating activities, clubs, and programs, and it’s no wonder that ham radio operators are inspired to venture into portable operations.

Anyone can give portable operating a try. Whether you want to activate from a picnic table at a nearby park, or a remote summit after a backcountry hike, Portable Operating for Amateur Radio offers a wealth of practical information to help make your portable Amateur Radio operations successful. Portable operators use hf and vhf bands, CW, FM, as well as SSB, and digital modes.

Portable Operating for Amateur Radio #ad - . Everything you need to get on the air in the great outdoors!Amateur Radio stations traditionally have been associated with a table full of gear in a home station. A new generation of compact, full-featured, portable radios combines with modern battery technology to make it easier than ever to set up your station and enjoy Amateur Radio in the great outdoors.

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The Radio Today guide to the Icom IC-7300

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Andrew Barron #ad - With this radio, icom provides the advantages of SDR technology in a format that is familiar for users of their earlier transceivers. This is a “how to do it” book with easy to follow step by step instructions. Rather than duplicate the manuals which describe each button, function, and control, I have used a more functional approach.

Most importantly the ic-7300 has many features that were previously only available on much more expensive radios. The ic-7300 has created something of a revolution in the amateur radio world. This book includes useful tips and tricks for the configuration and operation of the fabulous Icom IC-7300 transceiver.

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Portable Wire Antennas

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Clear Springs Press, LLC #ad - It also covers long wire, terminated v beam and inverted half rhombic beam antennas optimized for 20-10 meters while being broad band no tuner required, two suspension point rhombics, low noise and gain equal to or greater than a high dipole. With two medium to high suspension points 15-80 ft. This book is about selecting and constructing portable HF wire antennas that will provide maximum performance with low power, light weight and low bulk.

This book is written with the intention of enabling a new comer to amateur radio to understand the concepts and practical considerations of this subject without getting lost in mathematics and complex theory. Portable, reliable HF communication is required for emergency management, expedition communications and recreational uses.

Portable Wire Antennas #ad - Third edition – september, 2018the third edition contains many edits, better organization and about 20% more content than the previous edition. This is not a book on antenna theory. Nvis propagation enables communications in the 50-500 mile range regardless of terrain and independent of repeaters. With one to three low suspension points 8-20 ft.

One can deploy wire antennas that cover the 160-30 meter bands those capable of NVIS propagation with performance optimized for NVIS communication. It does provide clear easily understood explanations on the principles of antenna operation, impedance matching, baluns, transmission line considerations, tuners, and the pros and cons of different types and configurations of wire antennas.

All the information required to assemble antennas and antenna kits that can be deployed in multiple configurations is provided.

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The ARRL Antenna Book for Radio Communications; Volume 1: Antenna Fundamentals

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ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio® #ad - Volume 1: antenna fundamentalsantenna fundamentalsdipoles and monopolesthe effects of groundradio Wave PropagationLoop AntennasMultielement ArraysAntenna ModelingAlso available:Volume 2: Antennas for LF/MF/HFVolume 3: Antennas for VHF through Microwave and Specialty AntennasVolume 4: Transmission Lines and Building Antenna Systems, and Index.

The ARRL Antenna Book for Radio Communications; Volume 1: Antenna Fundamentals #ad - It contains everything you need to understand how radio signals propagate, how antennas work, and how to construct your own antenna system. 80 years of antenna know-howthe arrl antenna Book is a single resource covering antenna theory, design and construction, and practical treatments and projects. Build hundreds of antenna designs: dipoles, beams, loops, verticals, and more.

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Antenna Physics: An Introduction

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ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio #ad - Delve deeper into antenna TheoryRadio amateurs are familiar with antennas and use them every day to communicate on the air. Note that this is not a book of “how-to” projects, but rather a theoretical and mathematical approach to the topic. Although some competence in mathematics is required to get the most from this book, readers may follow along and understand the concepts without needing to solve the complex equations presented.

In later chapters, examples tie the concepts learned in earlier chapters to a number of antenna types familiar to radio amateurs. Includes:antenna physicsfundamentalsradiation of radio wavestransmission LinesAntennas Using Multiple SourcesApplied Antenna PhysicsDielectric Effects Upon Radio WavesVertical AntennasYagi-Uda and Cubical Quad AntennasSpecialized Antenna ConfigurationsNoise, Temperature, and Signals.

We know the basics and turn to the arRL Handbook, ARRL Antenna Book, and other general texts when thinking about our next antenna project. We know how long to make a dipole or vertical antenna for a particular frequency, but do we know how the antenna really works? Antenna Physics: An Introduction is written to bridge the gap between basic theory and graduate-level engineering texts.

Antenna Physics: An Introduction #ad - Zavrel, w7sx, a well-known author and professional antenna engineer, Jr, explains many of the underlying principles of antennas and antenna physics and introduces the reader to the mathematics behind these principles. We learned some basic antenna theory while studying for license exams, and most of us have built an antenna or two.

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Receiving Antennas for the Radio Amateur

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ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio #ad - Recent developments in radio frequency RF semiconductors, especially low-noise RF operational amplifiers, have made a number of previously difficult-to-implement active antenna designs a very simple task. Receiving antennas for the Radio Amateur focuses entirely on active and passive receiving antennas and their associated circuits.

. On the low bands, including our new allocations at 630 and 2, 200 meters, heavy emphasis on the receiving end of these radio paths is essential for success. The active antenna holds a prominent position in this book, as it offers good receiving performance while taking up minimal space. There are relatively few cases where a radio amateur cannot benefit from a separate, well-designed receiving antenna or antenna system.

Receiving Antennas for the Radio Amateur #ad - Transmitting and receiving antennas have different jobs to do. Although the fundamental characteristics of antennas apply to both transmission and reception, the requirements and priorities of receiving antennas can be vastly different from those of transmitting antennas.

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Get on the Air with HF Digital

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ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio® #ad - A few watts of rf power are all it takes to work the world – digitally!Fully updated, the second edition of Get on the Air with HF Digital is a step-by-step guide that’ll get you started in the fascinating world of HF digital technology. The text includes instructions for configuring software programs for popular modes such as PSK31, RTTY, FT8 and JT65.

Get on the Air with HF Digital #ad - You’ll also learn about other digital communication modes such as MFSK, Olivia, PACTOR, and WSPR. Written in an easy to understand style, this book will show you how to set up and operate your own HF digital station. It’s a fun and easy way for beginners to get on the air! The beginner’s guide to ft8, psk31, wspr, and more!The popularity of HF digital communications among Amateur Radio operators continues to grow rapidly.

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The ARRL Operating Manual for Radio Amateurs; Volumes 1 & 2

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ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio #ad - The ARRL Operating Manual for Radio Amateurs; Volumes 1 & 2 #ad - Theyare happy to share what they have learned so that you can get involved too. Volume 1: basic station and operating techniquesassembling a stationbasic operating procedureshf digital communicationsvhf/uhf fm, repeaters, digital Voice and DataVHF/UHF Beyond FM and RepeatersAmateur SatellitesImage CommunicationsPortable and Mobile OperationVolume 2: Radio Clubs and Public ServiceGroup Activities for the Radio AmateurPreparing the Next GenerationARRL Field DayPublic Service OperatingAlso available:Volume 3: On-Air Activities and RadiosportVolume 4: Resources for the Active Ham.

Each topic has been written and updated by experienced hams. Everything for the active ham radio operatorthe aRRL Operating Manual is the most comprehensive guide to AmateurRadio operating — everything you need to get involved, get active, and get onthe air.

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