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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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


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