Tag: amateur radio

  • Book Review: General Class by Gordon West

    Book Review: General Class by Gordon West

    I bought this book after watching a series of videos on YouTube that mentioned it: The book has a short introduction and then jumps straight into the question pool for the general class amateur radio exam. For each question, you have the four potential answers, followed by an explanation of the subject and the correct […]

  • Book Review: Amateur Radio Exam Secrets by Alan Betts

    Book Review: Amateur Radio Exam Secrets by Alan Betts

    Disclaimer: I haven’t read it all, as I’m only going for the foundation level license so I only read the relevant sections and I’ll come back to it when I upgrade to other levels. I bought this book without knowing anything about it and I’m so glad I did. The book covers all levels of […]

  • Trying to decide on a VHF/UHF radio

    Trying to decide on a VHF/UHF radio

    Next month, I’m taking my test to get a ham radio licence here in the UK. This is not my first licence. I’ve got LU5ARC years ago, as I was leaving Argentina, so, I never really got to use it. Years before that I’ve got a Yaesu FT411E, but I never transmitted with it due […]

  • Book Review: Getting Started In Amateur Radio by Steve Nichols

    Book Review: Getting Started In Amateur Radio by Steve Nichols

    I’m not an expert but I’m also not a beginner to ham radio (I’m LU5ARC in Argentina and I’ll be working on getting my UK license next month) and this book opened my eyes to a lot of new cool things to do in the world of amateur radio. I marked a lot of things […]