No-Nonsense General Class License Study Guide: July 2015 - by Dan Romanchik, KB6NU

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By Dan Romanchik, KB6NU

The No-Nonsense sequence of novice radio license learn courses has turn into recognized for aiding humans go the exams. Written in an easy, easy-to-understand sort, this learn consultant might help you improve to common classification very quickly. This research advisor covers each query that you'll locate at the try out and contains the next chapters:
• Electrical ideas
• Circuit elements
• Practical Circuits
• Signals and Emissions
• Antennas and Feedlines
• Radio Wave Propagation
• Amateur Radio Practices
• Operating methods
• Electrical and RF security
• Commission's principles

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Most communications take place on the “short path,” that is the most direct path between two stations. (G2D04) When I got my license, you had to log every transmission you made, even if you were just calling CQ. RTTY, PSK31, JT65, and PACTOR are examples of digital modes. The computer does all the heavy lifting, decoding the tones on the input and generating the tones to be transmitted. 070 MHz is the segment of the 20 meter band where most PSK31 operations are commonly found. (G2E12) When an operator selects one of the signals being displayed, the computer will then begin to decode that signal.

Follow generally accepted band plans agreed to by the Amateur Radio community. Before transmitting, listen to avoid interfering with ongoing communication Follow these guidelines and you’ll avoid interfering with other stations. (G1B11) The FCC determines “good engineering and good amateur practice” as applied to the operation of an amateur station in all respects not covered by the Part 97 rules. 140 MHz. I say similarly because the higher the data rate, the more bandwidth a signal will occupy.

To establish contact with a digital messaging system gateway station, transmit a connect message on the station’s published frequency. In this chapter, we will cover RF safety and electrical safety. (G0A01) In reference to RF radiation exposure, "time averaging" means the total RF exposure averaged over a certain time. (G0B10) In an emergency, you may want to power your station with batteries or an emergency power generator. (G1A04) This is the only band where amateur radio operators are restricted to specific frequencies.

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