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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.
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
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- © Newnes 1989
- 20th March 1989
- eBook ISBN:
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