If you've been thinking about getting into amateur radio, here's the information you've probably been looking for.
In this lively guide, award-winning ham radio author Michael Burnette, amateur radio call sign AF7KB, covers:
What is amateur radio?
Why do amateur radio operators participate in the hobby?
How much does it cost?
What do hams do?
Mobile amateur radio communications
Global amateur radio communications
Amateur radio satellite communications
Outdoor recreation communications
Amateur radio public service
Amateur radio emergency communications
How to Get your Ham License
License exam topics
How to study for the exam
Finding an exam testing session
Finding the ham radio community
He even covers buying your first radio.
Illustrated with pictures of equipment and hams in action.
Michael Burnette is the author of the popular Fast Track to Your Ham License courses (available in paperback, e-book, and audio editions) and is a frequent presenter at major ham conventions.
You'll get a thorough introduction to the fun and useful world of amateur radio.
Note: This is not an amateur radio license manual. It is an introduction to the hobby and service that is amateur radio.