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National Radio Club Antenna Pattern Book - 7th Edition - Order Item APB

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Antenna Books


Beverage and Longwire Antennas Design and Theory - Order: BAM

This manual is a compilation of numerous articles on the subject of design and theory of the beverage and longwire antennas that have appeared through the years in DX News. Some articles are available as reprints. This book gives detailed information on the theory of operation, construction and maintenance of a Beverage antenna. Serves as an enhancement to Antenna Reference Manuals Volume 1 and 2. 5 1/2" X 8 1/2" booklet format.
BAM Contents

  • The Coolum Beach Beverage 1983
  • Analysis of the Beverage Antenna
  • Part 1- Basic Theory
  • Part 2- Two-Wire Phased Antennas
  • The Florida Beverage
  • The Care and Feeding of the Wave Antenna
  • A Non-Resonant Longwire Remote From Earth Ground
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$8.95


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$12.95



Antenna Reference Manual Volume 1 - Order: ARM1

Updated and Digitally Enhanced

This book features the plans for the original NRC 4' FET Altazimuth loop antenna. Revised in the Spring of 2005 with digitally enhanced drawings and updated material sources! This manual is a also contains other articles on the subject of antennas for medium wave DX'ers, most were originally published between 1969 and 1974 in DX News. Includes articles on air-core and ferrite core loops, antenna tuners for longwire antennas and antenna couplers. This is the original book which has been available for over 20 years. 8 1/2" X 11" bound book format. ARM-1 Contents.....

  • NRC FET Altazimuth Loop
  • Thoughts: Balanced FET Amplifier
  • FET Loop Construction
  • NRC Two Foot Loop
  • Tips on Loop Construction
  • One Transistor Loop amplifier
  • Balanced and Unbalanced Loops
  • Direct Coupled Loops
  • A 'Collapsible' Loop for Travel
  • BCB DX'ers Beverage
  • Antenna Tuning Devices for Longwires on MW
  • 'Bob Flick' Loop
  • Degenerative Loop - An Excellent Antenna Coupler
  • The Hawk Loop
  • Alternative Methods of Air Core Loop Amplification
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Antenna Reference Manual Volume 2 - Order Item ARM2

Updated and Digitally Enhanced

This manual has also has had digitally enhanced drawings and updated material sources added in the Spring of 2005. This manual is a compilation of numerous articles on the subject of antennas for medium wave DX'ers. Originally published between 1974 and 1981 in DX News. Some articles were formerly available as reprints. Includes articles on air-core and ferrite core loops, antenna tuners for longwire and Beverage antennas and phasing units for use with Beverage antennas and longwires. 8 1/2" X 11" bound book format. ARM2 Contents....

  • A Good Loop is Easy (and Cheap) to Make
  • The "Harley Loop"
  • Whip Antenna Coupler for Portable Receivers
  • The Wedge Loop
  • AC Power Supply for FET Loop Amplifiers
  • Antenna Phasing
  • FET Loop Amplifier with Coaxial Output
  • Practical Phased Beverages
  • Phasing Unit Construction and Use
  • More on Phased Beverages
  • Phasing Unit Design Modifications
  • More Thoughts on Beverages
  • Floor Stand and Mounting Arrangements for Loops
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Antenna Reference Manual Volume 3 - Order Item ARM3

The new NRC Antenna Reference Manual, Volume 3, is a 123-page publication packed with drawings and descriptions of the widest variety of receiving antennas for the serious Medium Wave DX enthusiast. There are three main sections in the book; Antennas, Amplifiers and Termination/Matching/Phasing.

Over the years, many members have experimented and developed antennas and accessories that have furthered the hobby and its enjoyment. The most prolific author on these topics in recent years has been Mark Connelly, WA1ION. You will read about how Mark has worked with other innovators and how he has drawn on their expertise for the graphic descriptions of the projects included in this reference work. His articles have appeared in earlier editions of the NRC Antenna Manuals and most prominently as feature articles in the club's DX News magazine. Each project is explained in great detail, with drawings and photographs as needed to simplify construction.

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Loop Antenna Design and Theory - Order Item LAM

Revised and updated in 1996. This manual is a compilation of numerous articles on the subject of design and theory of the loop antenna that have appeared through the years in DX News. This book gives detailed information on the theory of operation, construction and maintenance of a loop antenna. Serves as a enhancement to Antenna Reference Manuals Volume 1 and 2. 8 1/2" X 11" bound book format. LAM Contents.....

  • Multi-Rod Ferrite Loop Antennas
  • Roll Your Own! (Loop)
  • Loop Antenna Theory and Practice
  • Long Wave Converter Detail
  • Loop Distortion Why get Skewed?
  • Pattern Controlled Loops
  • High Dynamic Range Balun Loop
  • BFE-C Loop Amplifier Card
  • The Hot Rod- Ferrite Loop Antenna
  • Loop Antenna Sensitivity
  • High Precision Direction Finding of MW Skywave Signals
  • High Performance General Purpose Loop Amp
  • What's Wrong With Present Day Loop Antennas?
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DX Aid and Tools


Getting Started in Medium Wave DX'ing - Order Item GSM

Updated in 1995. This booklet is designed to assist the novice DX'er in pursuit of the hobby. It includes introductory articles on foreign and domestic DX'ing. Articles on QSL'ing, safety and DX gear are also included.

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The Challenging Crystal Set Cover The Challenging Crystal Set - Ray Cole - Order Item CCS

Edited and revisted in a 8 1/2 x 11 format. New for 2015.
This book details a variety of Crystal Set circuits from the simplest to those that are the most sophisticated. It contains complete detailed instructions on building a crystal set that is capable of real DX. In 42 pages, you will be introduced to the circuits that were developed to enhance the performance of crystal sets and techniques that can be used give you many hours of interesting building and listening. This book also contains former NRC Reprint R22 “The Lyonodyne Crystal Wireless Receiver”.

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Sunrise/Sunset Maps - Order Item SSM

A set of 12 maps (8 1/2" x 11") with instruction sheet showing the average monthly sunrise/sunset times for the United States. An invaluable aid for DX'ing sunrise and sunset skip.

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$5.00



NRC County Cross Reference

Order Item CCR. Compiled by Bill Hale. This handy reference has a complete lists of counties in the USA and Canada. These are listed alphabetically and cross referenced by state. A great way to ID those unID'ed stations that mention a county name! Also a complete list of counties listed by state and/or province. A perfect reference for Amateurs too.

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DX News Sample Issue

Sample of a past DX News Magazine, the printed publication of the National Radio Club. Sorry, you can not specify a month and year you want. These are samples only.

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$1.00



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Last Updated: August 9, 2017