Available QRP books
Selected currently available books of interest to the QRPer.
All have been favourably reviewed (by myself or others) and are likely to be worthwhile purchases.
ARRL's Low Power Communication by Rich Arland K7SZ
This is a general purpose QRP manual with a mix of information on operating, antennas, equipment and kits.
Minimum QRP by Peter Parker VK3YE
Minimum QRP is a wide-ranging book covering most facets of QRP operating. It provides advice on equipment,
QRP: The Zen of Amateur Radio by Grant McDuling VK4JAZ
While shorter than the previous two books it receives praise from readers for its engaging style.
Hand-carried QRP antennas by Peter Parker VK3YE
Almost no theory but many practical ideas for portable antennas and accessories. Most are wire-based
Portable Wire Antennas by John Hill KF7SQQ
A comprehensive manual suitable for the antenna experimenter. Read and be amazed at the variety of
Arduino Projects for Amateur Radio by Jack Purdom W8TEE
A collection of Arduino-based projects for radio amateurs. Some, such as the CW decoder,
The ARRL Handbook for Radio Communications 2017
While not specifically a QRP book, every amateur should have at least one edition.
Other QRP books
Other QRP books are out of print or are available through QRP clubs to members only.
Disclaimer: I am the author of Minimum QRP and Hand-carried QRP antennas featured above.
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