Tag Archive for books

New eMagazine: The Spectrum Monitor

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When I learned of Monitoring Times closing its doors recently after many years of publication, I felt like my dog died. Well, maybe not quite that extreme but I was feeling the loss. There have only ever been two magazines that I’ve faithfully read every article of every issue and MT was one of them…

“A Higher Call” – a (non radio) book review

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A few weeks ago Thomas K4SWL emailed me a book recommendation and I’m so glad that I followed through with an order from Amazon. The book arrived and I couldn’t put the darn thing down. It was far better than I’d hoped and was compelling on many different levels. The gist of the story is…

Review: “Antenna Modeling For Beginners”

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I’ve had two weeks now to flex my new-found antenna modeling skills, courtesy of Antenna Modeling For Beginners by Ward Silver N0AX. Long story, short – I like the book and consider it money well spent (although I spent significantly less than the cover price by buying from Amazon before they raised it). For others who may…

The DX Magazine

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I know of only three magazines in our hobby that seek a specific audience: QRP Quarterly, National Contest Journal and The DX Magazine. Over the years, I’ve subscribed to all three at one time or another and currently – and only recently – subscribe to the latter two. I’ve also read QST, 73 Magazine and…

Two very different prices for new ARRL book

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Unless you’re really in love with the ARRL and want to give your money to them, you may want to consider Amazon instead when it comes to ARRL-published books. For many a moon now I’ve wanted to learn antenna modeling. I’ve tinkered with the programs and read about a million online guides and examples… But…