[AMRadio] WTB: book, mic


Edward B Richards zuu6k at juno.com
Thu Jul 29 20:12:16 EDT 2004


Thanks, Al.

73, Ed Richards K6UUZ


On Thu, 29 Jul 2004 18:35:21 -0400 Al Brown <KZ3AB at ARRL.net> writes:
> "Basic Electricity" (Vol. 1 thru 5) by Van Valkenburgh is an oldie
> but a goodie for learning about the basics.  It starts with "This
> is electricity" and progresses through "Conductors and Insulators,"
> "Electric Charges," "Current Flow," "Magnetism," "How a Meter
> Works," "How Current/Voltage [are] Measured," "Ohm's Law," etc. all
> the way up through "AC Controls."
> 
> (It has lots of pictures and is written at about a 9th grade level.)
> 
> It is available at <www.Amazon.com> for about $30.00 new.  Used
> books are around $20.00.  Search on "Van Valkenburgh."
> 
> I bought a used hard cover copy for $5.00 on eBay.
> 
> Then, "Basic Electronics" (vol. 1 thru 6) by Van Valkenburgh picks 
> up
> with vacuum tube theory, semi conductors, RF theory, antennas,
> microwave, etc.
> 
> It is available at <www.Amazon.com> for about $10.00 used.
> 
> Hope that helps.
> 
> 73,
> Al KZ3AB
> 
>   --#####--
> 
> Edward B Richards wrote:
> 
> > It is I, the persistent poster pest. Now I am looking for a book 
> on basic
> > electronics and a high Z microphone.
> > 
> > My grandson (in law), KF6ZZW, wants to upgrade his TECHNICIAN 
> license to
> > a GENERAL class. Instead of memorizing the answers, he wants to 
> learn the
> > material. We are looking for a very basic book on electronics; 
> something
> > like " this is an atom, this is an electron, the electron orbits 
> the
> > nucleus, etc."
> > 
> > We also need a high impedance microphone to go with the SB-100 
> that I am
> > fixing up for him.
> > 
> > Thanks ,
> > 
> > 73, Ed Richards K6UUZ
> > 
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