If you’ve been thinking about getting into amateur radio, here’s the information you’ve probably been looking for.
In this lively guide, award-winning ham radio author Michael Burnette, amateur radio call sign AF7KB, covers:
Michael Burnette is the author of the popular Fast Track to Your Ham License courses (available in paperback, e-book, and audio editions) and is a frequent presenter at major ham conventions.
- What is amateur radio?
- Why do amateur radio operators participate in the hobby?
- How much does it cost?
- What do hams do?
- Mobile amateur radio communications
- Global amateur radio communications
- Radio contests
- Amateur television
- Amateur radio satellite communications
- Outdoor recreation communications
- Amateur radio public service
- Amateur radio emergency communications
- Field operations
- Youth activities
- How to get your ham license
- License exam topics
- How to study for the exam
- Finding an exam testing session
- Finding the ham radio community
- Buying your first radio
- Illustrated with pictures of equipment and hams in action
You’ll get a thorough introduction to the fun and useful world of amateur radio.
Note: This is not an amateur radio license manual. It is an introduction to the hobby and service that is amateur radio.