Book Review “Microcontroller Projects for Amateur Radio” is a great book for folks with some background with microcontrollersand have a knack for improvising and troubleshooting. That may sound like a left-handed complement, but read on. It was submitted to ARRL for publication two years before it hit the ARRL Store. Every schematic was redrawn, which […]
Do you wonder how amateur radio started, or how our bands were determined, or how the ARRL started and how it became the American Radio Relay League? All those questions and more are answered in “200 Meters and Down”. Originally published in 1936, this 184 page book is an easy, informative read; well worth a […]
In the late 1980’s, Cynthia Wall published Night Signals, a young-adult fiction book that prominently featured amateur radio in an engaging story about a wilderness rescue. Over the next ten years this was followed by five other books which featured the same two main characters in different, and often perilous, adventures. As in the original, […]
Reviewed by: Cam – W4XXV Title: Solder Smoke – Global Adventures in Wireless Electronics Author: Bill Meara Publish Date: 2009 Non-Fiction “Solder Smoke – Global Adventures in Wireless Electronics” is a book about Bill Meara’s journey through the magic of ham radio electronics and it’s relation to his life.