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getting started in HAM radio

Post by bigvig316 » 10-05-2007 05:58 PM

I am looking forsome books to read and learn about getting in to HAM radio. I am in Physical Rehab and have alot of time on my hands and have been interest in HAM radio since I was a young kid building crystal radios and then Finding the master, Art Bell on the radio in 1997. If you guys could help me out and tell me to some good reading materials.

Thanks for all your help


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Post by HurricaneJoanie » 10-05-2007 07:35 PM

Hi BigVig,

My Dad's been a Ham since he was 12 years old...he turned 87 in July and is still DX'ing and having fun as a Ham; thus, I've been around amateur radio all my life, but never "in" it.

I do know that one the best places you can discover what you need to learn and how to learn it (!) is at the National Association for Amateur Radio League Website:

The ARRL publishes some great manuals and the site has EVERYTHING you need to know about getting started!

Have fun, and best wishes!

It's either real or it's a dream, There's nothing that is in between. ~ Jeff Lynne

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Post by Shirleypal » 11-02-2007 11:31 PM

bigvig316 how are you doing with you Ham education?

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Post by pennylane7 » 11-03-2007 03:44 AM

I have also been interested in this. Thanks for the link to this.

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