Ham Radio: Where Hands-On Lives On!
These experiments, devised by H. Ward Silver, N0AX, first appeared in QST’s magazine’s “Hands-On Radio” column from 2003-2012. This book combines the original Volumes 1 and 2 – covering a wealth of topics designed to educate today’s radio experimenters, and inspire others who want to learn what makes their radios work. Even seasoned experts will encounter new approaches to practical methods, new explanations for familiar topics, and new ideas that will enhance your understanding of the radio art.
Step-by-step, Silver expertly leads you through over 120 short electronics experiments, designed to increase your understanding of basic radio fundamentals, components, circuits and design:
- Radio and Electronic Fundamentals
- Antennas and Transmission Lines
- Semiconductor Basics
- Building Block Circuits
- RF Techniques
- Practical Construction
- Power Supplies
- Oscillators and Buffers
- Transmission Lines & Impedance Matching
- Workshop & Design Techniques