1985 Radio Handbook ARRL The Radio Amateur’s Handbook


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This 1985 Radio Handbook some cover wear at edges

We found this nice 1985 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. Newer ones like this one Cover Modern semiconductors and interfacing with computers of the ERA of their printing. That is the main reason for owning a variety of ARRL Radio Handbooks from the different technology times.

Contents of the 1985 Radio Handbook:

  1. Amateur Radio
  2. Electrical Fundamentals
  3. Radio Design Technique and Language
  4. Solid State Fundamentals
  5. Vacuum-Tube Principles
  6. Power Supplies
  7. Audio and Video
  8. Digital Basics
  9. Modulation and Demodulation
  10. Radio Frequency Oscillators and Synthesizers
  11. Radio Transmitting Principles
  12. Radio Receiving Principles
  13. Radio Transceivers
  14. Repeaters
  15. RF Power Amplifiers
  16. Transmission Lines
  17. Antenna Fundamentals
  18. Voice Communication
  19. Digital Communications
  20. Image Communications
  21. Special Modulation Techniques
  22. Radio Frequencies and Propagation
  23. Space Communications
  24. Construction Techniques
  25. Test Equipment and Measurements
  26. Troubleshooting and Repair
  27. Power Supply Projects
  28. Audio and Video Equipment
  29. Digital Equipment
  30. HF Radio Equipment
  31. VHF Radio Equipment
  32. UHF Radio Equipment
  33. Antenna Projects
  34. Station Accessories
  35. Component Data
  36. How to Become a Radio Amateur
  37. Assembling a Station
  38. Operating a Station
  39. Monitoring and Direction Finding
  40. Interference


Additional information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 8 × 2 in