Handbooks and References

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    DJ9ZB
    By Franz Langner, DJ9ZB NEW 4th Edition COMBO -  You'll receive both the 380-page, 6 X 9 Paperback and the Book on CD! Known throughout the DX and DXpedition world as a meticulous and tireless operator, Franz Langner, DJ9ZB, is also noted as one of the most knowledgeable individuals in Amateur Radio in terms of documenting DXCC entities. This is the fourth edition of his series of books bearing the title DX World Guide. It was first published in Germany in 1988 and followed by a second edition, also in Germany in 1977. The third edition, published in the U.S.A in 2012 was the first to use color throughout.  This fourth edition, also full color throughout, includes information on well over 300 DX entities. Whether used as a desk reference for the DXer of any level of proficiency or as a “wish book” for DXers just starting his or her DXCC journey, the new DX World Guide is a worthy and pleasant companion. Please note - choose a single item shipping charge for this combo!
  • Your indispensable guide to HF propagation for the new sunspot cycle!
    You'll get both the 8.5 X ll Paperback and Book on CD!
    Fully updated and expanded to include the latest propagation forecasting tools, as well as our time-tested "analog" tables for making your own customized predictions, the 4th edition of The CQ Shortwave Propagation Handbook is a must-have resource for any DXer, contester or emergency communicator.
    This 208-page, full-color title explains the many ways in which radio signals can travel long distances and how to use this knowledge to maximize your DX success. Also includes sections on low-frequency and VHF/UHF propagation in addition to its main focus on shortwave (HF) propagation.
    Finally, it's all in plain English with a focus on practical applications,making it a valuable reference for the ham radio DXer as well as well as the ionospheric scientist and anyone in between.
    This fourth edition was spearheaded by propagation authority Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA, merging his updates with the earlier work of the previous editions' authors, Dr. Theodore Cohen,N4XX, George Jacobs, W3ASK, and Robert Rose, K6GKU (SK)
    Pre-order today - book/cd are scheduled to ship the week of 2/15/21
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    Reflections III Combo

    $59.95 $57.00
    This combo package includes both the 8.5 X 11 paperback and CD version of this great title at a special savings! M. Walter Maxwell, W2DU's fully revised and updated, 424-page, third edition! Includes everything found in Reflections I and Reflections II and more!  
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    Temporarily out-of-stock. Orders received today will ship July 2nd. This 4-pak includes the following books on CD: W6SAI HF Antenna Handbook, The Quad Antenna, Lew McCoy on Antennas and Sloper Antennas. By purchasing them together you saved $8.80!
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    DJ9ZB
    By Franz Langner, DJ9ZB NEW 4th Edition - 380 pages! Known throughout the DX and DXpedition world as a meticulous and tireless operator, Franz Langner, DJ9ZB, is also noted as one of the most knowledgeable individuals in Amateur Radio in terms of documenting DXCC entities. This is the fourth edition of his series of books bearing the title DX World Guide. It was first published in Germany in 1988 and followed by a second edition, also in Germany in 1977. The third edition, published in the U.S.A in 2012 was the first to use color throughout.  This fourth edition, also full color throughout, includes information on well over 300 DX entities. Whether used as a desk reference for the DXer of any level of proficiency or as a “wish book” for DXers just starting his or her DXCC journey, the new DX World Guide is a worthy and pleasant companion.
  • Your indispensable guide to HF propagation for the new sunspot cycle!
    Fully updated and expanded to include the latest propagation forecasting tools, as well as our time-tested "analog" tables for making your own customized predictions, the 4th edition of The CQ Shortwave Propagation Handbook is a must-have resource for any DXer, contester or emergency communicator.
    This 208-page, full-color title explains the many ways in which radio signals can travel long distances and how to use this knowledge to maximize your DX success. Also includes sections on low-frequency and VHF/UHF propagation in addition to its main focus on shortwave (HF) propagation.
    Finally, it's all in plain English with a focus on practical applications,making it a valuable reference for the ham radio DXer as well as well as the ionospheric scientist and anyone in between.
    This fourth edition was spearheaded by propagation authority Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA, merging his updates with the earlier work of the previous editions' authors, Dr. Theodore Cohen,N4XX, George Jacobs, W3ASK, and Robert Rose, K6GKU (SK)
    Pre-order today - books are scheduled to ship the week of 2/15/21
  • Sale! Getting Started in Ham RadioAll of our great videos on DVD.Ham Radio Horizons
    Happy Holidays Special! Price includes shipping! All of our great videos on DVD.Ham Radio Horizons, Getting Started in Ham Radio, Getting Started in VHF, Getting Started in Amateur Satellites, Getting Started in VHF, Getting Started in Packet, Getting Started in DXing, Getting Started in Contesting.
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    Reflections III

    $39.95 $37.00
    M. Walter Maxwell, W2DU's fully revised and updated, 424-page, third edition! Includes everything found in Reflections I and Reflections II and more!  
  • this book shows which basic concepts have to be considered for sloper antennas for the low bands.this book shows which basic concepts have to be considered for sloper antennas for the low bands.

    Sloper Combo

    $36.95
    Single- and Multi-Element Directive Antennas for the Low Bands This combo package includes both the 6 X 9 paperback and CD version of this great title at a special savings! Single- and Multi-Element Directive Antennas for the Low Bands. With calculations and practical experience, this book shows which basic concepts have to be considered for sloper antennas for the low bands.
  • DJ9ZB
    By Franz Langner, DJ9ZB NEW 4th Edition - 380 page book on CD! Known throughout the DX and DXpedition world as a meticulous and tireless operator, Franz Langner, DJ9ZB, is also noted as one of the most knowledgeable individuals in Amateur Radio in terms of documenting DXCC entities. This is the fourth edition of his series of books bearing the title DX World Guide. It was first published in Germany in 1988 and followed by a second edition, also in Germany in 1977. The third edition, published in the U.S.A in 2012 was the first to use color throughout.  This fourth edition, also full color throughout, includes information on well over 300 DX entities. Whether used as a desk reference for the DXer of any level of proficiency or as a “wish book” for DXers just starting his or her DXCC journey, the new DX World Guide is a worthy and pleasant companion.
  • Your indispensable guide to HF propagation for the new sunspot cycle!
    Fully updated and expanded to include the latest propagation forecasting tools, as well as our time-tested "analog" tables for making your own customized predictions, the 4th edition of The CQ Shortwave Propagation Handbook is a must-have resource for any DXer, contester or emergency communicator.
    This 208-page, full-color title explains the many ways in which radio signals can travel long distances and how to use this knowledge to maximize your DX success. Also includes sections on low-frequency and VHF/UHF propagation in addition to its main focus on shortwave (HF) propagation.
    Finally, it's all in plain English with a focus on practical applications,making it a valuable reference for the ham radio DXer as well as well as the ionospheric scientist and anyone in between.
    This fourth edition was spearheaded by propagation authority Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA, merging his updates with the earlier work of the previous editions' authors, Dr. Theodore Cohen,N4XX, George Jacobs, W3ASK, and Robert Rose, K6GKU (SK)
    Pre-order today - CDs are scheduled to ship the week of 2/15/21
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    known for his  easy-to-understandThis combo package includes both the 8.5 X 11 paperback and CD version of this great title at a special savings!  Bill Orr was one of ham radio's most respected authors

    W6SAI Combo

    $29.95
    This combo package includes both the 8.5 X 11 paperback and CD version of this great title at a special savings! Bill Orr was one of ham radio's most respected authors, known for his easy-to-understand, down-to-Earth, writing style. In keeping with this tradition, rather than filling nearly 200 pages with theory and complicated diagrams, Bill and CQ have produced a thoroughly pratical text for any antenna enthusiast, jam-packed with dozens of inexpensive, practical antenna projects that work!