TITLE

Introduction

AUTHOR(S)
Brogdon, Al
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Low Profile Amateur Radio: Operating a Ham Station from Almost A;2007, p1-1
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 1 of the book "Low Profile Amateur Radio: Operating a Ham Station From Almost Anywhere," Second Edition is presented. It presents the author's credentials and his licenses including WN4UWA, General class license and Amateur Extra class. All through his ham career, he experimented with antennas following ideas from "The ARRL Antenna Book" or trying out what would work. It recommends hands-on antenna experimentation to learn about antennas backed up with reading antenna literature.
ACCESSION #
79820308

 

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