VK3YE amateur radio pages

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Amateur radio beginner articles

1. Start here

What is amateur radio? Watch this video!

First contacts PDF ebook version

Foundation guide to frequencies and getting contacts (videos)

An HF primer - Part 1 An HF primer - Part 2 PDF ebook version (both parts)

Your first HF transceiver PDF ebook version

A VHF/UHF primer PDF ebook version

Voice repeater basics PDF ebook version

Hear amateurs on your shortwave radio PDF ebook version

The versatile end-fed wire PDF ebook version

Build a hanging dipole for 2 metres PDF ebook version

2. Operating

HF portable the simple way PDF ebook version

HF QRP pedestrian mobile

Transmitting on 160 metres

Ten metres for the newcomer PDF ebook version

Making the most of Sunspot Cycle 24

Radio contesting

Amateur radio direction finding

Ham Babble - making sense of what's said on the bands PDF ebook version

3. Technical

Homebrewing for the novice

Electronics on the Floor: Videos on basic practical electronics

A guide to radio test equipment PDF ebook version

Amateur radio's 'hidden curriculum'

Radio hints and tips

Exploring rechargeable batteries

4. External resources

Australian amateur radio FAQ

Amateur Radio: A 21st century hobby (video)

Foundations of Amateur Radio (podcast)

Radio & Electronics School

Wireless Institute of Australia

Australian Communications Management Authority

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