RSGB The Foundation Licence Manual


If you want to obtain an Amateur Radio Foundation Licence this book is for you. This is the latest 2019 edition of the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) book that contains all that is required to obtain a Foundation licence. Even if you just want to know about Amateur Radio this book provides insight into the technical basics, receivers, transmitters and antennas. How and where to operate with your new licence are covered along with safety considerations and electromagnetic compatibility. Written in an easy to use and understand style this is the ideal book for young and old alike.


Are you looking to start your journey as a radio amateur in the UK? Look no further than the RSGB Foundation Licence Manual: For Radio Amateurs. This comprehensive course-book is designed to help you obtain your Foundation licence and take your first step into the exciting world of amateur radio.

With the progressive three-tier UK licence structure in mind, the Foundation Licence Manual serves as your gateway to earning your Intermediate and Full licence. It covers all the essential information you need to know, broken down into 15 easily digestible sections.

Authored by Alan Betts, G0HIQ, an acclaimed expert in amateur radio exams, this book provides the most up-to-date knowledge required to pass the UK Foundation examination. From technical basics to receivers, transmitters, antennas, feeders, and propagation, every aspect is covered in detail.

Not only does the Foundation Licence Manual focus on the technical aspects, but it also delves into operating practices and procedures. Safety considerations, electromagnetic compatibility, and licensing information are thoroughly explained to ensure you are well-informed and prepared for your amateur radio journey.

What sets this manual apart is its practical approach. It offers a helpful guide on how to approach the Foundation examination itself, ensuring you have the best chance of success. With clear explanations and easy-to-understand language, even beginners to amateur radio will find themselves grasping the concepts effortlessly.

So, if you’re ready to embark on a thrilling adventure in amateur radio, the RSGB Foundation Licence Manual: For Radio Amateurs is the perfect companion. Let this book be your trusted resource as you delve into the fascinating world of radio communication and make your mark as a licensed radio amateur.

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