Newnes Short Wave Listening Handbook - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780434915507, 9781483104478

Newnes Short Wave Listening Handbook

1st Edition

Authors: Joe Pritchard
eBook ISBN: 9781483104478
Imprint: Newnes
Published Date: 20th March 1989
Page Count: 284
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Description

Newnes Short Wave Listening Handbook is a guide for starting up in short wave listening (SWL). The book is comprised of 15 chapters that discuss the basics and fundamental concepts of short wave radio listening. The coverage of the text includes electrical principles; types of signals that can be heard in the radio spectrum; and using computers in SWL. The book also covers SWL equipment, such as receivers, converters, and circuits. The text will be of great use to individuals who want to get into short wave listening.

Table of Contents


Preface

Chapter 1. Some Electrical Principles

Chapter 2. Radio Waves

Chapter 3. Practical Matters

Chapter 4. Crystal Sets

Chapter 5. Regenerative Receivers

Chapter 6. Direct Conversion Receivers

Chapter 7. Super-Heterodyne Receivers

Chapter 8. Converters

Chapter 9. Aerials and Earths

Chapter 10. Add-ons

Chapter 11. Using the Set

Chapter 12. What can you Hear

Chapter 13. Propagation

Chapter 14. Bands

Chapter 15. Using Computers in SWL

Appendix 1 Useful Addresses

Appendix 2 Becoming a Radio Amateur

Appendix 3 Further Reading

Index

Details

No. of pages:
284
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Newnes 1989
Published:
Imprint:
Newnes
eBook ISBN:
9781483104478

About the Author

Joe Pritchard