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8 edition of Ham Radio"s Technical Culture (Inside Technology) found in the catalog.

Ham Radio"s Technical Culture (Inside Technology)

by Kristen Haring

  • 20 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of engineering & technology,
  • Radio technology,
  • Social history,
  • Social aspects,
  • Radio,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • USA,
  • History,
  • Technology / History,
  • Hobbies,
  • Amateur radio stations,
  • Radio operators,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9475498M
    ISBN 100262083558
    ISBN 109780262083553

    Homebrew is an amateur radio slang term for home-built, noncommercial radio equipment. Design and construction of equipment from first principles is valued by amateur radio hobbyists, known as "hams", for educational value, and to allow experimentation and development of techniques or levels of performance not readily available as commercial products.   Shortwave radio = a listen only radio service to hear international broadcasters from around the world. Fun, but listen only. Ham Radio = also called Amateur Radio is a licensed 2- way communications allows us that .

    Handbook which will serve as a useful as a reference to help understand the technical areas covered in this syllabus and for Ham Radio in general. You do not need the latest edition of the ARRL Handbook, any edition within the past years is . The design of this book is superb and is probably only interesting to folks who are interested in ham radio or historical artifacts of subcultures. I love how the cards were laid out against a timeline of world events to give context and the fold-out map was useful in demonstrating that he really did reach every corner of the globe/5.

      Minnesota Amateur Radio Technical Society was formed in March with the purpose of furthering the technical side of amateur radio. Our intent is to expand this site to make available presentations from our meetings, general technical resources relating to amateur radio, and provide a forum for technical discussion. amateur radio technical resources category is a curation of web resources on. Resources listed under Ham radio technical reference category belongs to main collection, and get reviewed and rated by amateur radio operators.


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Ham Radio"s Technical Culture (Inside Technology) by Kristen Haring Download PDF EPUB FB2

A history of ham radio culture: how ham radio enthusiasts formed identity and community through their technical hobby, from the s through the Cold War. Decades before the Internet, ham radio provided instantaneous, global, person-to-person communication. Hundreds of thousands of amateur radio operators—a predominantly male, middle- and upper-class group known as.

A history of ham radio culture: how ham radio enthusiasts formed identity and community through their technical hobby, from the s through the Cold War.

Decades before the Internet, ham radio provided instantaneous, global, person-to-person by: I was disappointed in Kristen Haring's book.

Reviewing it for what it is I would have to say it is a history 'lite' of this great hobby. But it lacks technical understanding, insufficient historical anecdotes and a fairly lightweight survey of the the ham radio culture/5. W5WS Rating: ; Written for an academic audience Time Owned: more than 12 months.

This book is not meant to be a mainstream book on the popularity of ham radio in the 50's and 60's but a sociological study of ham radio and it's place in the larger picture of technical hobbies such as model airplanes and hi-fi audio and the role of women in that culture.

Ham Radios Technical Culture A history of ham radio culture: how ham radio enthusiasts formed identity and community through their.

Although approximately one million Americans operated ham radios in the course of the 20th century, very little has been written about this thriving technical culture in our midst.

Kristen Haring offers a deeply sympathetic history of this under-appreciated technical community and their role in contributing to American advances in science and Price: $ A history of ham radio culture: how ham radio enthusiasts formed identity and community through their technical hobby, from Ham Radios Technical Culture book s through the Cold War.

Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews. Get this from a library. Ham radio's technical culture. [Kristen Haring] -- A history of ham radio culture: how ham radio enthusiasts formed identity and community through their technical hobby, from the s through the Cold War.

Decades before the Internet, ham radio provided instantaneous, global, person-to-person communication. Hundreds of thousands of amateur radio operators — a predominantly male, middle- and upper-class group known as "hams" — built and operated two-way radios for recreation in mid twentiet.

Amateur radio, also known as ham radio, is the use of radio frequency spectrum for purposes of non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, private recreation, radiosport, contesting, and emergency term "amateur" is used to specify "a duly authorised person interested in radioelectric practice with a purely personal aim.

Ham Radios Technical Culture A history of ham radio culture: how ham radio enthusiasts formed identity and community through their technical hobby, from the s through the Cold War.

an elementary and practical book on the theory and operation of vacuum tubes as detectors and amplifiers. Explains non-mathematically the fundamental. ×Close. The Infona portal uses cookies, i.e.

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Personally I found both to be interesting and worthwhile expense of time. The lecture video reminds me of days in ivory tower academia when the worlds troubles stayed outside. Radio hams are the subject of Kristen Haring's enjoyable and important book, which traces ham radio culture in the USA between and Drawing on archive material, Haring composes an account as interesting to the historian of technology as to the cul- tural geographer with interests in concepts of home, leisure, masculinity and : Hilary Geoghegan.

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Methods & Results.Ó He is the winner of the Bill Orr Technical Writing Award. Dedication This book is dedicated to my all-ham family Ñ my wife Nancy W7FIR and sons Webster KD7FYX and Lowell KD7DQO Ñ who frequently see little of Dad except the back of his head as he hammers away at the keyboard creating another arti.

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