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  • VHF, Summits and More - Having Fun with Ham Radio By Bob Witte, K0NR
    This 234 page book is an easy-to-understand introduction to VHF/UHF ham radio, including practical tips for getting on the air and having fun messing around with radios. Learn about FM, SSB, repeaters, equipment, band plans, phonetics, portable operating, Summits On The Air (SOTA) activations and more. Included within you'll find a compilation of the best articles from the k0nr.com website plus some brand-new material. The first section explains VHF/UHF concepts via tutorial articles such as “VHF FM Operating Guide,” “Getting Started on 2m SSB” and “How to Work a VHF Contest.” The second section includes blog posts from the k0nr.com website, such as “Choose Your 2m Frequency Wisely,” “VHF Grid Locators,” “Phonetic Alphabets” and “VHF FM: The Utility Mode.” The final section helps the reader understand mountaintop operating, especially Summits On The Air (SOTA) activations, including operating tips and trip reports.
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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.
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • CQ VHF Specialty Pak 3 in 1 DVD
    Happy Holidays Special! Free shipping! CQ VHF Specialty Pak 3 in 1 DVD
  • propagation  predictionsThis authoritative book on shortwave propagation is your source for  easy-to-understand information on sunspot activity
    Happy Holidays Special! This authoritative book on shortwave propagation is your source for easy-to-understand information on sunspot activity, propagation predictions, unusual propagation effects and do-it-yourself forecasting tips. No active ham can afford to be without this book! This title is also available on CD! Buy both the 8.5 X 11 paperback and CD and save! See Shortwave Propagation Combo.
  • This combo package includes both the 8.5 X 11 paperback and CD version.
    This combo package includes both the 8.5 X 11 paperback and CD version. Make this authoritative book on shortwave propagation your source for easy-to-understand information on sunspot activity, propagation predictions, unusual propagation effects and do-it-yourself forecasting tips. No active ham can afford to be without this book!  
  • Lew McCoyUnlike many technical publications
    Unlike many technical publications, Lew McCoy, W1ICP presents his invaluable antenna information in a casual non-intimidating way for everyone! This title is also available in its original 8.5 X 11 paperback version. Buy both the 8.5 X 11 paperback and CD and save! See McCoy Combo.
  • 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 practical text for any antenna enthusiast, jam-packed with dozens of inexpensive, practical antenna projects that work!