Morse Code for Radio Amateurs is the latest, updated and expanded 11th edition of the RSGB's book designed to show how to learn Morse code and get the maximum enjoyment from using it.
Morse Code for Radio Amateurs has always set the standard for books covering Morse code and this edition is no exception. Morse enthusiast Roger Cooke, G3LDI has expanded this edition to be 50% bigger than its predecessor. As you would expect this book covers the history of Morse but there is much more besides. There are sections that guide you through, abbreviations and prosigns, getting started, using computers, and how to increase your speed. There is even a chapter on keys that discusses the way to use a straight 'pump' as well as modern keys and paddles. The book also describes the latest learning techniques involving computers and provides a guide to operating in contests for when you are more proficient.
FREE CD: Included with this book is a free dual mode audio/ computer CD. There are nearly an hour of audio recordings of Morse code at 5, 10, 15, and 21 words per minute. The CD provides the ideal opportunity to learn Morse code in the car or at leisure by playing it in any regular CD player. The computer readable section also contains these audio files so they can be played on a PC or downloaded to an MP3 player. The CD also contains a whole host of Morse software from learning Morse programmes through to Morse contesting software. In addition there is bonus material such as additional articles and pictures and an array of web links.
Morse Code for Radio Amateurs is the essential guide to Morse Code and there is no better start for anyone wanting to add "code" to their skills.
Author: Roger Cooke, G3LDI
48 Pages, numerous illustrations, in English, 2013