Books

A range of technical books, guides and information sheets.

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How to Wire Mics

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QMIC
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Third edition of our mic wiring book.

Listing details for over 350 different radios and over 110 different microphones, together with details of how to wire them and how microphones work. We have also extended the range of Amateur radios listed.

20 pages of invaluable information.

Galaxy Service Manual

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GSM
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An original service manual from the USA, marked priced at $20!!

Covers chassis:  EPT3600-10A, EPT3600-10Z, EPT3600-11Z, EPT3600-14B, EPT6900-10Z.

Known models:  Alan 87, Connex 3300, Dirland 3300, 3600, 3900, Eagle 2000, Excalibur Base, Excalibur Samurai, Galaxy 2100, Galaxy II, Galaxy 11B, Galaxy 2517, Galaxy DX33, DX44, DX55, DX66, DX73V, DX77, DX88, DX99,  Galaxy Melaka, Galaxy Pluto, Galaxy Saturn, Galaxy Sirius, Galaxy Mirage II, Mirage III, Mirage 44, Mirage 6600, Mirage 88, Mirage 9900, President Franklin, Super Galaxy, Superstar 3300, 3600, 3900, Tek 506, Texas Star.

Also useful for understanding and servicing many other models with similar PCB's.

28 pages of useful information and diagrams. 

Cybernet Export Manual

discontinued
CXM
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Sold Out - discontinued

Service Manual for radios made by Cybernet, by Lou Franklin, 32 pages.

Includes PCB numbers PTBM125A4X, PTBM131A4X, PCMA001S, PTMB133A4X, PTBM121D4X.
These PCBs are used in radios like Colt 1600DX, 2000DX, HyGain 8795(V), Lafayette 1800, Midland 7001 Export, pacific 160, Superstar 2000, Tristar 777, Argus 5000, Cobra 148GTLDX (fake), Colt 2400, Falcon 2000, Lafayette 2400FM, Mongoose 2000, Nato 2000, Palomar 2400, 5000, Starfire DX, Superstar 2200, Thunder 2000, Tristar 797, 848, Ham Concorde 3, Jumbo 3, Multimode 3, Cobra GTL150, Colt 320FM, 320DX, 1200DX, Excalibur, Ham Concorde 2, Hygain 2795, 2795DX, Intek 1200FM, Lafayette HB870AFS, Tristar 747.

Understanding & Repairing CB - by Lou Franklin

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URC
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Sold Out - discontinued

A very comprehensive guide to repairing & servicing CB radios.

Note:  this is an American book written in the 80's, so some of the information will not be relevant to modern radios.

The UK Scanning Directory

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UKSD
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9th Edition  Sold Out

Britain's most comprehensive frequency listing - covering everything from Aircraft to Zoos.

Completely revised in 2005 with many new frequencies added and obsolete frequencies removed - making it the most up to date listing available.

Ultimate Scanning Guide ( 2008 edition )

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USG
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Including CD ROM

Over 460 pages of information for the scanner user!  Plus a searchable CD!

2008 edition of this popular book which lists 1000's of frequencies.

Ultimate Scanning Guide ( 2012 edition )

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USG
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Including CD ROM

Over 400 pages of information for the scanner user!  Plus a searchable CD!

Latest edition of this popular book which lists 1000's of frequencies.

PLL Data Book

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J15
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The "companion" to the Screwdriver Experts Guide, this book studies the PLL and how it works.

The book goes into some depth about PLL circuitry and gives details on all the popular PLLs and how to modify them to obtain extra channels.

This book is over 10 years old and so will not cover some of the latest PLLs (although most radios now use microprocessors instead of the standard PLL).

Eprom Data Book

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J16
The Eprom Data Book explains how to use eproms to obtain extra channels from many popular PLLs.

Frequency Chart

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FREQ

An A4 size frequency chart listing the frequencies for 7 CB bands, from 25.615MHz to 28.305MHz.

Available either plain or laminated.

Info Chart

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INFO
An A4 size laminated chart listing the popluar 10-codes and Q-codes.

CB Divisions Chart (laminated)

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CBD
A4 laminated chart listing worldwide CB divisions.

Log Book (RSGB)

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J10
Log Book
Sold Out - no delivery date

A spiral bound log book designed for Amateur Radio use, but could also be used for CB & SWL.

RSGB Rig Guide (2007)

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J60
Last few 2007 Edition Reduced
2nd Edition

Guide book listing details on many popular secondhand radios.

RSGB Rig Guide

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J60
2009 Edition

Guide book listing details on many popular secondhand Amateur Radios.

Your First Packet Station

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J64

Guide to VHF/UHF

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J61

Backyard Antennas

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J62

Practical Receivers for Beginners

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J65

Practical Transmitters for Novices

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J66

VHF/UHF Handbook

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J67

Technical Topics Scrapbook

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J72
1995 - 1999

Technical Topics Scrapbook

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J72a

2000 - 2004

Introduction to VHF + UHF

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J46

Training for the Novice License

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J31

World Map

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A full colour laminated world map with Amateur Prefixes, ideal for both Amateurs and SWL's.

Split into regions, each highlighted in a different colour with the amateur prefix in red and the CQ zone in black.

Available in a smaller "desk" size or a larger "wall" size.