Newnes Short Wave Listening Handbook

Newnes Short Wave Listening Handbook

1st Edition - March 20, 1989

Write a review

  • Author: Joe Pritchard
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483104478

Purchase options

Purchase options
DRM-free (PDF)
Sales tax will be calculated at check-out

Institutional Subscription

Free Global Shipping
No minimum order


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


Product details

  • No. of pages: 284
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Newnes 1989
  • Published: March 20, 1989
  • Imprint: Newnes
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483104478

About the Author

Joe Pritchard

Ratings and Reviews

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for "Newnes Short Wave Listening Handbook"