Handbooks and References

///Handbooks and References
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  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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).
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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!
  • 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.
  • Out of Stock
    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.
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    Please note: The $25.95 price includes the Foreign shipping charge. By Ed Tobias, KR3E This small but solid guide is the perfect read for those interested in learning or improving CW operating techniques!
    Within its pages you'll find:   
    • The secret of becoming a proficient CW Operator
    • Where and how to practice, practice, practice.
    •  Straight key or Paddle?
    • Adjusting your Straight or Paddle
    • Keyers, Iambic Keying and Bugs
    • Contests & Events, DXing
    • Operating QSK
    • CW Filters
    • Signs, Signals and Procedures
    • Tips on Taking CW On the Road . . .  and much, much more!
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    Please note: The $18.95 price includes the shipping charge. By Ed Tobias, KR3E This small but solid guide is the perfect read for those interested in learning or improving CW operating techniques!
    Within its pages you'll find:   
    • The secret of becoming a proficient CW Operator
    • Where and how to practice, practice, practice.
    •  Straight key or Paddle?
    • Adjusting your Straight or Paddle
    • Keyers, Iambic Keying and Bugs
    • Contests & Events, DXing
    • Operating QSK
    • CW Filters
    • Signs, Signals and Procedures
    • Tips on Taking CW On the Road . . .  and much, much more!
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    The $20.95 price includes the CN/MX shipping charge! By Ed Tobias, KR3E This small but solid guide is the perfect read for those interested in learning or improving CW operating techniques!
    Within its pages you'll find:   
    • The secret of becoming a proficient CW Operator
    • Where and how to practice, practice, practice.
    •  Straight key or Paddle?
    • Adjusting your Straight or Paddle
    • Keyers, Iambic Keying and Bugs
    • Contests & Events, DXing
    • Operating QSK
    • CW Filters
    • Signs, Signals and Procedures
    • Tips on Taking CW On the Road . . .  and much, much more!
  • Sale!
    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!
  • CQ VHF Specialty Pak 3 in 1 DVD
    Happy Holidays Special! Free shipping! CQ VHF Specialty Pak 3 in 1 DVD
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    N6PL Back by Popular Demand! One of four previously published books we've reprint to meet the demands of today's Hams.by Paul Lee
    by Paul Lee, N6PL Back by Popular Demand! One of four previously published books we've reprint to meet the demands of today's Hams.