1968 Radio Handbook ARRL The Radio Amateur’s Handbook


Vintage 1968 Radio Handbook, ARRL The Radio Amateurs Handbook. Great Reference for Vacuum Tube Radio Hobbyists and experimenters.

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1968 Radio Handbook has very slight cover wear on binding and some smudges and crease on the front cover.

We found this nice Radio Handbook, our radio tech shelf is full so it needs a new home. These handbooks cover similar amateur radio topics but have new and different material each year. Different projects, different technologies as they come into use. As the handbook is only so large, interesting subjects and materials that are older tech get reduced space, or have to be omitted completely. For that reason I have half a dozen different handbooks myself. they range from early 1930s to the present. For good tube circuits you would certainly want some older ones. For add-ons to use with classic 1970s transceivers, a handbook from the 70s would be nice.

Contents of the 1968 Manual:

  1. Amateur Radio
  2. Electrical Laws and Circuits
  3. Vacuum-Tube Principles
  4. Semiconductor Devices
  5. Receiving Systems
  6. Oscillators, Multipliers and Power Amplifiers
  7. Code Transmission
  8. Audio Amplifiers and Double Sideband Phone
  9. Single-Sideband Phone
  10. Specialized Communications Systems
  11. Testing and Monitoring Transmissions
  12. Power Supplies
  13. Transmission Lines
  14. Antennas
  15. Wave Propagation
  16. VHF and UHF Receivers
  17. VHF and UHF Transmitters
  18. VHF and UHF Antennas
  19. Mobile and Portable-Emergency Equipment
  20. Construction Practices
  21. Measurements
  22. Assembling a Station
  23. Interference With Other Services
  24. Operating a Station
  25. Vacuum Tubes and Semiconductors


Additional information

Weight 4 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 8 × 2 in