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Newnes Radio and Electronics Engineer’s Pocket Book, 17th edition covers the needs of most people interested in radio and electronics related areas, while making it easy to locate the required information. The book starts by providing a list of abbreviations and symbols. The selection then provides illustrations and some explanations on several topics such as amateur bands in the UK, basic logic symbols and truth tables, batteries and cells, BBC AM, VHF/FM, and VHF test radio stations. The book also includes some information on the Beaufort scale, block diagram symbols, bridge rectifier data, bridge rectifier encapsulations, and broadcasting bands. Cables, calculus, characteristics of world television systems, and CMOS data and input are also demonstrated. Other presented data are the decimal table, electric quantities, Fahrenheit conversion table, radio emissions, and semiconductor glossary and labeling. The text will be invaluable to electronics engineers.
Abbreviations and Symbols
Amateur Bands in the UK
Basic Logic symbols and Truth Tables
Batteries and Cells
BBC AM Radio Stations
BBC Local Radio Stations
BBC VHF/FM Radio Stations
BBC VHF Test Tone Transmissions
Block Diagram Symbols
Bridge Rectifier Data
Bridge Rectifier Encapsulations
Characteristics of World Television Systems
Code Conversion Tables
Common Transistor and Diode Data
Comparison of Logic Families
Dimensions of Physical Properties
Dipole Lengths for the Amateur Bands
Electromagnetic Wave Spectrum
Fahrenheit Conversion Table
Fractions of an Inch with Metric Equivalents
Frequency Spectrum Symbols
Independent Local Radio Stations
International Allocation of Call Signs
International Morse Code
International 'Q' code
Letter Symbols by Unit Name
Medium Scale Integrated Logic Symbols and Terminology
Microwave Band Designation Systems
Miscellaneous International Abbreviations
Musical Notes Frequency
Op-amp Standard Circuits
Overall Rating for Telephony
Power Supply Configurations
QRK Code (audibility)
QSA code (signal strength)
Radio Station Classes
Reactance of Capacitors at Spot Frequencies
Reactance of Inductors at Spot Frequencies
Resistor and Capacitor Color Coding
Resistor and Capacitor Letter and Digit Code
RST Code (readability)
Semiconductor Labeling, Pro Electron
Sound and Sound Levels
Temperature Conversion Formula
Transistor and Diode Encapsulations
Transistor Circuits and Characteristics
Transistor Letter Symbols
TTL and CMOS Letter Symbols
UHF Television Channels and Transmitters
UK CB Radio
UK 625-line TV Channels Bands IV and V
Voltage Multiplier Circuits
Voltage Regulator Data
Voltage Regulator Encapsulations
Wavelength-frequency Conversion Table
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1988
- 1st January 1987
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