The ARRL General Class License Manual: For Ham Radio by H. Ward Silver

By H. Ward Silver

Deals a evaluation of the themes coated within the ARRL licensing examination, besides a pool of questions at present utilized in the examination and cross-references for solutions to express questions in the textual content.

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The ARRL General Class License Manual: For Ham Radio

Deals a evaluation of the themes lined within the ARRL licensing examination, in addition to a pool of questions at present utilized in the examination and cross-references for solutions to precise questions in the textual content.

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If this applies to you, you'll still have to pass the test, but special exam procedures can be applied. Contact your local VE or the Volunteer Examiner Coordinator (VEC) responsible for the test session you'll be attending. org. Ask for more information about special examination procedures TESTING PROCESS When you’re ready, you’ll need to find a test session. If you’re in a licensing class, the instructor will help you find and register for a session. org/find-an-amateur-radio-license-exam-session.

The activities of Amateur Radio are incredibly varied. Amateurs who hold the Technician class license — the first license for hams in the US — communicate primarily with local and regional amateurs using relay stations called repeaters. Known as “Techs,” many sharpen their skills of operating mobile and portable stations, often joining emergency communications teams. Some choose to focus on the burgeoning wireless data networks assembled and used by hams around the world. ” Technicians transmit their own television signals, push the limits of radio wave propagation through the atmosphere and experiment with microwaves.

Use an appropriate power level to the job at hand. Avoid long-distance bands for short-distance contacts. Especially, make sure your transmitted signal is “clean,” meaning free of excessive spurious signals that cause interference. Reacting to Interference Sooner or later, you will experience interference. What is the appropriate way to react? Start by keeping your options open and being flexible. No one has a claim to any frequency — it’s often simplest to change frequency to avoid an interfering signal.

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