1. Regulations and Policies
Authority and Regulations
unmodulated carriers, retransmission
amplitude modulation, frequency stability, me
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
RF Field Strength
2. Operating and Procedures
VHF/UHF Repeaters - Voice
Voice Operating Procedures
tuning, testing and dummy loads
Morse Code (CW) procedures
RST signal reporting, S meter
Emergency Operating Procedures
Record Keeping, Antenna Orientation and Maps
3. Station Assembly, Practice and Safety
Layout of HF Stations
Layout of FM Transmitters
Layout of FM Receivers
Layout of CW Transmitters
Layout of SSB/CW receivers
Layout of SSB Transmitters
Layout of Digital Systems
Layout of Regulated Power Supplies
Layout of Yagi-Uda Antennas
Transmitter, carrier, keying, AM
Carrier Suppression, SSB
Frequency and Phase Modulation
Antenna and Tower Safety
RF Exposure Safety
4. Circuit Components
Tiode Vacuum Tubes
Resister Color Codes
5. Basic Electronics and Theory
Series and Parallel Resistors
Power law, Resister Power Disipation
AC and frequency
Ratios, Logarithms and Decibels
Inductance and Capacitance
Reactance and Impedance
Magnetica and Transformers
Resonance and Tuned Circuits
Meters and Measurements
6. Feedlines and Antenna Systems
Impedance and Feedlines
Balanced and Unbalanced feedlines
Feedlines and Connectors
Standing Wave Ratio
Isotropic Sources, Polarization
Wavelength vs Physical Length
Antenna Radiation Patterns
7. Radio Wave Propagation
Hops and Skips
MF and HF and Skywaves
VHF and UHF, Sporadic-E, Aurira, Ducting
Scatter - HF, VHF, UHF
8. Interference and Suppression
Audio Rectification, Bypass Capacitors, Ferri
Intermodulation, Spurious, Key-clicks
Harmonics, Splatter, Transmitter Adjustments
2.2 Phonetic Alphabet
A - Alpha
B - Bravo
D - Delta
E - Echo
G - Golf
I - India
L - Lima
P - Papa
R - Romeo
To make your call sign better understood when using voice transmissions, what should you do?
Use any words which start with the same letters as your call sign for each letter of your call
Turn up your microphone gain
Use Standard International Phonetics for each letter of your call sign
What can you use as an aid for correct station identification when using phone?
The Standard International Phonetic Alphabet
Unique words of your choice
A speech compressor
What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter A?
What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter B?
What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter D?
What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter E?
What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter G?
What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter I?
What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter L?
What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter P?
What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter R?