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The ARRL Handbook for Radio Communications is the most widely used one-stop reference and guide to radio technology principles and practices. Since 1926, The ARRL Handbook has covered the state-of-the-art, but also emerging technologies in radio experimentation, discovery, and achievement. This fully revised 95th edition of The Handbook has been extensively updated, and includes significant new content. Each chapter has been authored and edited by experts in the subject.
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- Radio electronics theory and principles
- Circuit design and equipment
- Radio signal transmission and propagation
- Digital modulation and protocols
- Antennas and transmission lines
- Construction practices
Radio amateurs, or “hams;” engineers working in radio electronics and communications industries; engineering (particularly Electrical Engineering and Data Communications), physics, and geophysics students.
- VHF/UHF/Microwave Filters and Transmission Lines
- Software-Controlled and Manual Preselectors for 1.8-30 MHz
- Digital Mode Audio-Based VOX/PTT Interface
- PICAXE-Based Timer
- Arduino-Based CW IDer
- 6-Meter Halo Antenna
- Big Wheel VHF/UHF Mobile Antenna
- Off-Center End-Fed Portable 40-6 Meter Antenna
- Crossed-Dipole Omnidirectional Antenna for 1296 MHz
- Spudgun Antenna Launcher
- CW Reception Filter
Plus, new and updated content on Software Defined Radio (SDR) and Digital Signal Processing (DSP), Grounding and Bonding, Solar Cycle 24-25, Tower Safety, and Building Remote-Control Stations.
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The ARRL Handbook 2018 Softcover Edition
Hardcover: 1280 pages. Softcover Edition also available.
Publisher: The American Radio Relay League, Inc.; Ninety-Fifth Edition/First Printing (October 2017)
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