Books tagged: ham radio

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Say for me Kaddish, An Engineer's Life and Advice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,150. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010 by Wilcox Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Architecture and Engineering
This is the life story of an electrical engineer who began his career before tiny personal computers and instant world-wide communications. It describes why he wanted to become an engineer, his interests, and how they interrelate as his career and hobbies develop. The underlying theme is finding out what an engineer is like, and what issues are important in finding meaning and purpose in life.
Three Hundred Zeroes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A promise to his brother haunted him for over forty years. Finally, Blanchard set out on the Appalachian Trail with his brother's Purple Heart Medal to fulfill that promise. He learned that the wilderness and solitude can reconnect one with a Norman Rockwell America that at times seems long lost and forgotten. This humorous story demonstrates that adventure truly begins in the heart.
The Red Tie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,600. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Contained within this book are three sometimes comedic but always provocative stories. In "The Red Tie" take a peek into the world of business where the ridiculous has become the norm. Then, in "Winding up Equal" read about a couple who have come to a crossroads in life. And in "Puppy Eyes" the sad but hilarious life of a man who has come to believe his mother is always right even on date night.
Plain-English Study Guide for the FCC Amateur Radio Technician Class License
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,890. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Test preparation
This is a study guide to help you pass the FCC test for the beginning level Amateur (Ham) Radio license, the Technician license. Even if you have no background in radio or electronics, you will be able to pass the test by using this guide. All of the concepts are explained in the most basic terms, and each section of the book is followed by the actual questions you will see on the test.
First Dimension
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
As the Whispering Pines’ school year ends, Bobby Brown, almost 13, has been saving his paper route tips for one special thing, The New InterPolar Radio. Bobby is surprised when one of his customers, Mrs. Andrews, gives him a radio and their garden gnome. The Andrews will be gone—long gone—leaving their home for the First Dimension, an alternative universe. And the gnome? He talks.
Plain-English Study Guide for the FCC Amateur Radio General Class License
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,720. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio
This is a study guide for the General Class FCC Amateur (Ham) Radio license. Even if you have minimal background in radio or electronics, you will be able to pass the test after reading this study guide. All of the material is presented in an easy to understand manner, and each section is followed by the actual questions that will appear on the test.
The Signal
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Price: Free! Words: 37,900. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
What will you do when ET calls back? Follow the interweaving stories of astronomers, amateur radio operators, house music DJs and a top secret Air Force unit based in Area 51 as they race to decode the first-ever extraterrestrial radio signal.
Survival Communications in the District of Columbia
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Perhaps you have prepared for WTSHTF or TEOTWAWKI with respect to food, water, self-defense and shelter. But what about communication? Whenever there is a disaster (hurricane, earthquake, economic collapse, nuclear war, EMF, solar eruption, etc.), the normal means of communication that we’re all reliant upon (cell phone, land line phone, the Internet, etc.) will probably be, at best, sporadic.
DX A Gift Like No Other
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Amateur Radio operators the world over know that DX means long-distance communications. These state-of-the-art operators will do anything to work that next New One for the bragging rights and personal satisfaction. But what of their interpersonal relationships, especially around the Christmas holidays?
Frost on the Quince
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,610. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013 by Buchman Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
One HAM radio call too far from safety. Maggie Lawson’s, life made perfect sense until twenty-three days ago.