The Fast Track to Getting Started in Ham Radio - Michael Burnette, AF7KB

The Fast Track to Getting Started in Ham Radio

By Michael Burnette, AF7KB

  • Release Date: 2019-07-24
  • Genre: Engineering


If you've been thinking about getting into amateur radio, here's the information you've probably been looking for.

In this lively guide, award-winning ham radio author Michael Burnette, amateur radio call sign AF7KB, covers:

What is amateur radio?

Why do amateur radio operators participate in the hobby?

How much does it cost?

What do hams do?

Mobile amateur radio communications

Global amateur radio communications

Radio contests

Amateur television

Amateur radio satellite communications

Outdoor recreation communications

Amateur radio public service

Amateur radio emergency communications

Field Operations

Youth Activities

How to Get your Ham License

License exam topics

How to study for the exam

Finding an exam testing session

Finding the ham radio community

He even covers buying your first radio.

Illustrated with pictures of equipment and hams in action.

Michael Burnette is the author of the popular Fast Track to Your Ham License courses (available in paperback, e-book, and audio editions) and is a frequent presenter at major ham conventions.

You'll get a thorough introduction to the fun and useful world of amateur radio.

Note: This is not an amateur radio license manual. It is an introduction to the hobby and service that is amateur radio.