RSGB Books

RSGB IOTA Directory (2011 Edition)



Edited by Roger Balister, G3KMA and Steve Telenius-Lowe, 9M6DXX

Celebrating more than 45 Years of the IOTA (Islands on the Air)

Price: $19.95

Radio Orienteering-The ARDF Handbook


by Bob Titterington, G3ORY, David Williams, M3WDD and David Deane, G3ZOI

Challenge yourself in the great outdoors!

Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF)-also known as Radio Orienteering-is an amateur racing sport which combines radio direction finding with the skills of orienteering. Fun for both new and experienced amateurs, competitors use their skills to locate a number of hidden transmitters within a given time limit. The ARDF Handbook has everything you need to become involved in this great sport!


Price: $19.95

Technical Topics Scrapbook All 50 Years


by Pat Hawker, G3VA

For 50 years Pat Hawker, G3VA, has written the very popular "Technical Topics" column in RSGB's magazine RadCom. Technical Topics Scrapbook: All 50 Years brings together the entire 50 years of articles on CD-ROM, along with the fifth and final book compilation of the column covering the years 2005 to 2008. The book incorporates the articles from 2005 to 2008 in the popular scrapbook format. It includes all the words, pictures and line drawings as they appeared in the original column.

Price: $29.00

The Amateur Radio Operating Manual


RSGB's The Amateur Radio Operating Manual is a practical guide to the Amateur Radio hobby, featuring new information on the different aspects of ham radio operating. You’ll learn basic operating practices, how to set up your station for maximum efficiency, DX Operating, Radio Sport, D-Star, and Satellites. Also included is the widely popular RSGB IOTA program, DXpedition operating, and DXpedition log checking.


Price: $29.00

Test Equipment for the Radio Amateur


4th Edition.


Many hams would like to measure the various parameters and analyze the performance of their Amateur Radio station, without the expensive professional test equipment. You’ll find it’s easy to make useful test equipment yourself at home.

Price: $24.00

VHF/UHF Handbook 2nd Edition


Edited by Andy Barter, G8ATD


This book is the successor to the popular VHF/UHF Manual. Use it as a guide to the theory and practice of VHF/UHF operating and transmission lines. Includes essential background on getting started, antennas, constructing your own equipment, satellite operation, local nets, and specialized modes such as data and TV.

Price: $29.00

RSGB Radio Communication Handbook


11th Edition. Edited by Mike Dennison, G3XDV and John Fielding, ZS5JF.


Price: $59.00

HF Antennas for All Locations


Here's a thought-provoking book that details the design and construction of hundreds of amateur antennas, including some unusual designs. Don't let a lack of real estate keep you off the air. Whether you're in a downtown apartment or on top of a mountain, you'll find at least one antenna that'll work for you!

Price: $34.00

Elimination of Electrical Noise


Deal with the noise…don’t be forced off the air!


Faulty machinery, electronic devices, and even operating below or close to international standards can produce interference that may affect normal reception. Elimination of Electrical Noise explains the various types of noise radio operators experience, how the noise is generated and the most practical way to deal with it.

Price: $12.95

Building Successful HF Antennas


Written by a well-known antenna expert, you'll learn what makes an effective HF antenna, how to build one, and how to measure its performance. This book uses real places, so you'll be able to obtain optimum performance at any location!


  • Includes:
  • Single and multi-band antennas
  • Simple wire antennas
  • Loops alongside beams such as Quads and Yagis
  • Feeding, matching, and tuning
  • Hardware, construciton, and masts
    ...and more!
Price: $34.00


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