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Noted author, Joseph J. Carr, has created a series of short articles on topics of interest to the shortwave listener. Universal Radio Research is pleased to provide them here in PDF format.

# Title Pages
01 Directional or Omnidirectional Antenna? 7
02 What is a "Good Ground"? 6
03 Connecting Your Receiver to the Antenna 6
04 Installing Coaxial Connectors 4
05 Connecting the Transmission Line to the Antenna 5
06 Dealing With AM Broadcast Band Interference 10
07 Filter, Attenuator, Preamplifier, Preselector --- or Barefoot? 10
08 Small Loop Antennas 7
09 Using the Small Loop Antenna 8

If you enjoy Joe's clear and informative writing style and would like to learn more about shortwave antennas we recommend . . .

Rx Ant HB

    Joe Carr's Receiving Antenna Handbook

    By Joseph Carr
    This guide to high performance antennas is written in Joe's clear, easy to understand, friendly style. Arguably the best book devoted to receiving antennas for longwave through shortwave. An excellent book for the shortwave listener who likes to experiment with different antennas. 1993 Hightext 189 pages.
    Currently out-of-print

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