ARRL’s Low Power Communication is your guidebook to the fascinating world of low power QRP operating. With only 5 W or less–sometimes much less–you can enjoy conversations over hundreds and even thousands of miles.
- Tips to Get You Started the Right Way
An introduction to QRP operating, FAQs for newbies and tips that even experienced amateurs will appreciate.
- Equipment and Station Accessories
Off-the-shelf commercial gear, kit building and homebrew, including an all-new homebrew photo gallery.
- Antennas for QRP – Updated and Expanded!
Wire beams, loops, dipoles, portable antennas and a look at the author’s new stealth antenna design.
- Operating Strategies
Contesting, awards and advanced techniques for becoming a successful QRP operator.
- Emergency Communication
Training, planning and other factors for utilizing low-power gear during an emergency.
- HF Propagation for the QPRer
NEW! An authoritative look at likely propagation conditions for Solar Cycle 24.
- Plus, QRP calling frequencies, manufacturers…and much more!
BONUS! The complete assembly manual for the MFJ Cub Transceiver Kit (sold separately). Build this tiny high-performance radio in just a few hours and get countless hours of enjoyment working the world with QRP!
Author: Richard Arland, K7SZ
312 pages, numerous images, 4th edition, 2012