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Station Reference Books


34th Edition of the AM Radio Log


34th NRC Log National Radio Club AM Radio Log

34th Edition
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The NRC’s AM Radio Log is a source for information on AM Radio Stations in the United States and Canada.  The 34th edition of the Log contains approximately 274 pages of data and cross references and 20 pages of instructions in 8-1/2" x 11" size, 3-hole punched, U.S. loose leaf format. This publication fits nicely into a 1" three-ring binder. 7,000+ updates since last year's 33rd Edition of the log!  Additional reference lists include call letters of FM simulcasts with the AM Stations listing, listings of regional groups of stations in the groups section (separate section of the log book) and a cross reference of those stations that are licensed to use IBOC (In Band On Channel) digital audio and a comprehensive list of FM translators that are now simulcasting with AM broadcasters.


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

New for 2013!

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This all new edition prepared by NRC’er Paul Swearingen is an all-inclusive book of patterns for both Day and Night operation of stations in the USA, Canada and selected foreign stations. The data for this comes from the forthcoming 34th edition of the AM Radio Log and NRC’er John Callerman’s comprehensive Mexican Station listing.

The book comes shrink wrapped in 8½ by 11 three hole punch format for placement in your own three ring binder. There are 240 pages and the book has maps covering 530 through 1700 Kilo Hertz depicting the lower USA, Canada and Mexico. Hawaii and Alaska are shown on separate maps at the of the book.

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FM Atlas #21 - Order Item FMA  Special Closeout Price!

The National Radio Club has acquired the remaining inventory of the FM Atlas 21st Edition. Written by FMXpert Dr. Bruce Elving, this handy book contains information on FM radio stations in the U.S. and Canada. It is THE most accurate source for information on FM broadcasters. (All others contact the Publications Center for pricing). Quantity is limited to the books on hand.

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$23.00

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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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 - Ray Cole - Order Item CCS

This interesting booklet shows you how to build a "modern" crystal set, just like the one your parents or grandparents might have built and used many years ago. The 40-page booklet is full of illustrations and excellent diagrams.

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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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Map of U.S. & Canada - Order Item MAP

Map of the U.S. and partial Canada with state and provincial borders. Cities are not shown. 5 copies per order.

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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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Broadcaster's Guide to DX (English)

Tri-fold guides for use with reception reports explaining the broadcast band DX hobby, the history of the NRC and the importance of verifications to DX'ers. Sold 20 per order.

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Broadcaster's Guide to DX SSG (Spanish)

Tri-fold guides for use with reception reports explaining the broadcast band DX hobby, the history of the NRC and the importance of verifications to DX'ers. Sold 20 per order.

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Broadcaster's Guide to DX (French)

Tri-fold guides for use with reception reports explaining the broadcast band DX hobby, the history of the NRC and the importance of verifications to DX'ers. Sold 20 per order.

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Broadcaster's Guide to DX (FM - English)

Tri-fold guides for use with reception reports explaining the broadcast band DX hobby, the history of the NRC and the importance of verifications to DX'ers. Sold 20 per order.

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Log Sheets

Organize by frequency with 25 entries per sheet possible. Space is available to add additional columns. Punched for a three - ring binder. 8 1/2" x 11". Sold 110 sheets per pack

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Log Sheets

Organize by frequency with 25 entries per sheet possible. Space is available to add additional columns. Punched for a three - ring binder. 8 1/2" x 11". Sold 20 sheets per pack

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For National Radio Club Members Only


National Radio Club Member Logo Stationary

100 sheets per order.

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National Radio Club Membership Certificate

Suitable for framing, 8.5" x 11" diploma format. Available only to NRC members.

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Logo Reception Report Forms

Attractive reporting forms for writing information on your reception and sending to a radio station. Form is in English. 50 per order.

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Spanish Sample Form for Receptions

This is a reception report form which you can copy, and use to send reception reports to stations. Comes with a sample form.

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French Sample Form for Receptions

This is a reception report form which you can copy, and use to send reception reports to stations. Comes with a sample form.

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Audio Compact Discs  


ALL RADIO - Volume III - (Compact Disc) "Digital Radio, Friend or Foe"

Fred Vobbe talks with engineer and author Barry McLarnon about digital radio, IBOC, and show examples of the adjacent channel interference that many DX'ers have talked about.  This informative interview goes in depth with great detail about IBOC from the DX'ers stand point. (57 minutes

Krazy Ken is having closeout pricing on this item.


Samples


DX Audio Service Sample Issue

A sample cassette of the DX Audio Service.  Sorry, due limitation as to tape availability we can only supply a cassette of a recent DXAS issue.   

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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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Price $1.00


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Prices posted July 29, 2013

 

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Last Updated: April 5, 2014