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Grid-Down Communications, Volume 1 By Sparks
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Provides an overview of communications monitoring techniques and various radio communications systems for grid-down scenarios.
Grid Down Communications Volume 1 By Sparks
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Provides an overview of communications monitoring techniques and various radio communications systems for grid-down scenarios.
110 Creations: A Sewist's Notebook By Beth Byrge
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Today’s sewist has many sources of inspiration. So how do you track all your projects? How do you remember that dress you thought of while shopping for fabric? Enter A Sewist’s Notebook.... More > Born from the author’s own need to track ideas from start to finish, this notebook will help you be organized. Make a sketch, then fill in the details of your supplies. Quickly circle your accent ideas and make notes on sizing. When you have completed your fabulous garment, remind yourself what to do next time to make it even better. With space for 110 of your creations, you also have a place to write your Wish List, Project List, and a pattern Catalogue. There is even a chart to note when you last changed your needle. The spacious 8.5x11 size and spiral binding make note-taking easy. Never again go to the fabric store with a messy shopping list! Quickly reference what you need and have more time for creating. Visit the author online at www.110creations.com.< Less
6 or less By Thomas Scarborough
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Never in the field of electronic design was so much owed by so many to so few components. Fat Fifth Edition PDF. “Many of the designs, though simple, are very cleverly thought out, creating... More > some fun results” (Somehow Simple Electronics). 180 electronic projects in 7 major categories, in large Crown Quarto format. This new edition mainly adds stock designs such as oscillators and filters – and a few more specials, as seen in the Contents preview.< Less
The Art and Skill of Radio-Telegraphy By William Pierpont
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A manual for learning, using, mastering and enjoying the International Morse code as a means of communication. This fully revised fifth edition includes much additional content.
Canterbury Bracelet By Nancy Peterson
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Canterbury bracelet is a quick to make bracelet that works up in just a few hours. It is made using the ladder and net weave stitches. Detailed diagrams are included in the pattern as well as... More > written instructions.< Less
110 Creations: A Sewist's Notebook By Beth Byrge
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NEW! Now in a smaller 6 inch by 9 inch format! Today’s sewist has many sources of inspiration. So how do you track all your projects? How do you remember that dress you thought of while... More > shopping for fabric? Enter A Sewist’s Notebook. Born from the author’s own need to track ideas from start to finish, this notebook will help you be organized. Make a sketch, then fill in the details of your supplies. Quickly circle your accent ideas and make notes on sizing. When you have completed your fabulous garment, remind yourself what to do next time to make it even better. With space for 110 of your creations, you also have a place to write your Wish List, Project List, and a pattern Catalogue. There is even a chart to note when you last changed your needle. The spiral binding makes note-taking easy. Never again go to the fabric store with a messy shopping list! Quickly reference what you need and have more time for creating. Visit the author online at www.110creations.com.< Less
The Elecraft KX3 - Portable By Fred Cady - KE7X
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This 6” x 9” Portable Version-sized book is exactly the same as the 8.5”x11” version. It’s smaller form factor allows it to be more easily taken on portable... More > expeditions. This book follows the general approach taken by the KX3’s big sibling’s book: The Elecraft K3: Design, Configuration, and Operation. There are many schematics and diagrams for those who learn best by reading. Hands-on learners will enjoy working through exercises designed to illustrate the KX3’s many features. Chapter 1 describes the KX3 receiver to see if the roofing filter is needed. Chapter 2 helps you configure your KX3. Separate chapters are dedicated to operating CW, SSB, DATA, AM, and FM. Chapter 8 contains a variety of hints on how to use filtering and noise reduction techniques. It includes an in-depth explanation of AGC and an "Oops, why is it doing that?" section. This book DOES NOT cover the KXPA100 amplifier, the KXAT100 tuner, or the KX3-2M two-meter transverter. Another volume is planned for these.< Less
The Circuits By Thomas Scarborough
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Slim Fifth Edition PDF. For those who can read circuit diagrams as they would read a newspaper, this trimmed down version of '6 or less' comes at a trimmed down price. Although the circuits are... More > small, and on the surface of it simple, this edition (unlike its namesakes) is not intended for beginners. It includes core circuits of the book, without the descriptions, and without the applications. 76 electronic circuits in 7 major categories.< Less
110 Creations for Kids: A Sewist's Notebook By Beth Byrge
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Today’s sewist has many sources of inspiration. So how do you track all your projects? How do you remember that dress you thought of while shopping for fabric? Based on the popular original,... More > 110 Creations for Kids is for all those parents and grandparents who love sewing for children, but could use a little more organization. Child-sized figure drawings are provided for both boys and girls. Make a sketch, then fill in the details of your supplies. Quickly circle your accent ideas and make notes on sizing. When you have completed your fabulous garment, remind yourself what to do next time to make it even better. With space for 110 of your creations, you also have a place to write your Wish List, Project List, and a pattern Catalogue. Multiple measurement charts are provided for tracking those ever-changing child sizes. The spacious 8.5x11 size and spiral binding make note-taking easy. Never again go to the fabric store with a messy shopping list! Quickly reference what you need and have more time for creating.< Less
DerWhite's 356 Porsche Literature.....the Book! By Charlie White
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This book is about 356 Porsches 1950-1965. It covers 356 Porsche Sales and Technical Literature and Brochures during this period, including sales brochures, price lists, factory workshop manuals,... More > parts books, owner's manuals, and service bulletins, and MUCH MORE! This book totals 356 pages with lots of images, and is all in color. You won't find a more comprehensive book on the market, now or previously, that covers this material as thoroughly. If you are a 356 Porsche owner or enthusiast, you will want this book! IF YOU LIKED MY WEBSITE, YOU WILL LOVE THIS BOOK!< Less
Erickson Glass - A Book for Collectors By Jeff Ulrich
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Based on a nice and informative collection of several salesman catalogs from the Erickson Glass Works of Bremen, Ohio. 102 pages of many shapes and sizes along with the numerical designation of most... More > of the pieces, sorted into sections grouped by number and type of piece for easy reference. Also included are several newspaper and magazine article reprints about Carl Erickson and the Ericson Glass Works. There is lots of information here that is very useful if you collect this increasingly rare, but underrated glass.< Less
Wonderful Stitches: 320 Decorative Stitches for Needlepoint By Diane Schultz
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This classic needlepoint reference is finally available again, and this time in a full color edition. Wonderful Stitches contains a lavishly illustrated collection of 320 decorative stitches ranging... More > from small, exquisite diaper patterns, such as ginghams and roses to more elaborate, multicolored, fancy stitch motif combinations. Also included is an original, simple method of stitching that can duplicate the triangles and squares used in hundreds of early American patchwork quilt designs. Another unusual section of stitches simulates lace, as well as some blackwork, a 17th century technique done on elaborately embellished costumes of the period. The final chapters not only continue the collection but reveal how borders are created as well as how to create an endless array of new original patterns. This is a must have for any stitcher's library. < Less
Building A 4-Shaft PVC Loom By Dave Holly
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Building A 4-Shaft PVC Loom contains detailed plans to build a fully functional 4-shaft weaving loom using mainly PVC pipe. The loom can weave a full 24 inches wide. The cost of materials is but a... More > fraction of the price of a new, furniture-quality wooden loom. With the exception of a Reed and Heddles, all of the construction materials may be found at home supply stores like Lowe's, Sears Hardware, and Home Depot. Loom making is fun! Start your project today.< Less
City Repair's Placemaking Guidebook 2nd Edition By City Repair
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City Repair is a small grassroots non-profit that supports and inspires communities and individuals to creatively transform the places where they live. This guidebook provides a detailed overview of... More > creative community placemaking and how to start making your community a better place. Every neighborhood – indeed, every street – is different in terms of history, environment, project possibilities and constraints. This Guidebook begins where most American communities find themselves: socially isolated, yet relatively stable. If you are fortunate enough to live in a neighborhood where people are already engaged in community building, then start wherever it makes sense. Keep in mind, however, that even the most socially active neighborhoods include people who feel disempowered and might benefit from the initial steps of the placemaking process. This guide is not a “recipe” for placemaking. These ideas are here for your reference and are meant to be a springboard for your imagination!< Less
The Rod Newkirk Collection By Rod Newkirk
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Rod Newkirk joined the K9YA Telegraph staff in September 2004 with the publication of his story, “A QSO with CRØOK.” That first, short article about a legendary Chicago gangster... More > and his predilection for Morse code set the benchmark for the 44 articles to follow. With his background in radio as both vocation and avocation Rod’s stories for the K9YA Telegraph span decades, careers and continents: from Chicago’s north side to wartime Pacific isles, from prairie farmstead to Pentagon and from state police radio operator to longtime DX editor at QST. Within these pages you will find wit and humor, drama and pathos, character studies, razor-sharp reminiscence of amateur radio’s “golden age” and some novel antenna designs With that, we introduce Rod Newkirk and his inimitable writing style to yet another generation of amateur radio operators. For more venerable hams, here is a new collection of Rod’s stories to enjoy, remember and treasure.< Less
Illustrated Manual of American Watch Movements By E & J Swigart Company
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Illustrated Manual of American Watch Movements This is THE reference book that has been the standard for decades. This version has been cleaned up and has digitally processed white pages removing the... More > age the most of the books in circulation. Enjoy adding this brand new classic reference book to your horological library.< Less
Timeless Magic By Tim Ellis
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Tim Ellis is a Melbourne magician who has spent his entire life mastering the art of illusion. ‘Timeless Magic’ is the ultimate collection of magic created by Tim Ellis over the last 35... More > years. CLOSE UP MAGIC – Credit Card Fax, Thumbtip Tips, Coins Across, The Bare Coin Vanish, Cash to Credit Card, Tricky Trick, Broken & Restored Rubber Band CARD TRICKS – Hi Tek Deck, The Cards From Snowy River, Jazz Cards, Deckstress, 7D, Perplexity, Big Deal, The Tim Card Poker Deal PARLOUR MAGIC – Ultimate Blades, Shakespeare’s Monte, Divide & Conquer STAGE MAGIC – The Kruger Kard Trick, Bill to Anything, Candle Tips, Soda Resurrection, Seven Keys to Baldpate, Wife Swapping MENTALISM – Spiral Bound, Cellular Thinking, Card Code BIZARRE MAGICK – Deathslates ESSAYS – Creativity, Tips & Ideas, Floorshows, Strolling Magic, Can You Keep A Secret?, Riders, Reality Avenue, It’s About That Attitude, How To Win A Magic Competition AMUSEMENTS – The Top Ten Clowns, What If Magicians Were Like...?< Less
Timeless Magic By Tim Ellis
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Tim Ellis is a Melbourne magician who has spent his entire life mastering the art of illusion. ‘Timeless Magic’ is the ultimate collection of magic created by Tim Ellis over the last 35... More > years. CLOSE UP MAGIC – Credit Card Fax, Thumbtip Tips, Coins Across, The Bare Coin Vanish, Cash to Credit Card, Tricky Trick, Broken & Restored Rubber Band CARD TRICKS – Hi Tek Deck, The Cards From Snowy River, Jazz Cards, Deckstress, 7D, Perplexity, Big Deal, The Tim Card Poker Deal PARLOUR MAGIC – Ultimate Blades, Shakespeare’s Monte, Divide & Conquer STAGE MAGIC – The Kruger Kard Trick, Bill to Anything, Candle Tips, Soda Resurrection, Seven Keys to Baldpate, Wife Swapping MENTALISM – Spiral Bound, Cellular Thinking, Card Code BIZARRE MAGICK – Deathslates ESSAYS – Creativity, Tips & Ideas, Floorshows, Strolling Magic, Can You Keep A Secret?, Riders, Reality Avenue, It’s About That Attitude, How To Win A Magic Competition AMUSEMENTS – The Top Ten Clowns, What If Magicians Were Like...?< Less
Watch Repair 101 College Course Notes By Mike Barnett
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Notes on watch repair from a course offered in a community college
The Elecraft K3: Design, Configuration and Operation 2nd Edition By Fred Cady
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This second edition of The Elecraft K3: Design, Configuration, and Operation adds details of the operation of the P3 Panadapter with the SVGA option. Like the first edition, it has more radio... More > operational details than the K3 Owner's Manual. It describes some of the more interesting and important advanced features of the K3 and gives help with data mode operations and computer interfacing. It is much larger than the Operator's Manual so it can provide more detailed explanations, diagrams, and quizzes. There is an introductory guided tour of the K3's receiver and transmit circuit diagrams. It has extensive text explanations for those who learn by reading, diagrams and figures for the visual learners, and exercises for the hands-on learners.< Less
14X14 Cabin Plans By LaMar Alexander
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This is the 14x14 cabin plans from my book 'Off the Grid'. It includes detailed step-by-step construction plans, pictures, material list, and resource guide. Also included are the 3D sketchup files... More > for the 14x14 and a 12x16 cabin that are modifiable. For all the plans order 'Off the Grid'< Less
City Repair's Placemaking Guidebook 2nd Edition By City Repair
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City Repair is a small grassroots non-profit that supports and inspires communities and individuals to creatively transform the places where they live. This guidebook provides a detailed overview of... More > creative community placemaking and how to start making your community a better place. Every neighborhood – indeed, every street – is different in terms of history, environment, project possibilities and constraints. This Guidebook begins where most American communities find themselves: socially isolated, yet relatively stable. If you are fortunate enough to live in a neighborhood where people are already engaged in community building, then start wherever it makes sense. Keep in mind, however, that even the most socially active neighborhoods include people who feel disempowered and might benefit from the initial steps of the placemaking process. This guide is not a “recipe” for placemaking. These ideas are here for your reference and are meant to be a springboard for your imagination!< Less
Drawing People (ebook) By Joumana Medlej
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Everything you need to know to draw the human figure in all its liveliness and diversity, illustrated in full color. Chapters: Introduction: Cultivating Your Drawing Skills // Drawing the body... More > (comparative face and body anatomy for men and women, muscle diagrams, hands and feet, notes on balance and foreshortening) // Emotions and facial expressions (a study of a sample of 60 expressions with additional notes on posture, etc) // Flexibility (understand how and where the body bends) // Aging the face and body, detailed for men and women // Catalog of human features (eye/hair/skin color, nose/eyebrow/eye/breast shapes, body types) // Guide to human types (detailed anatomic and facial characteristics of over 50 ethnotypes, from Ainu to Zulu, with notes on mixed types – the only such guide in existence). FOR PAPERBACK SEE http://bit.ly/dwgppl< Less
The Elecraft K3: Design, Configuration and Operation Second Edition: Electronic PDF By Fred Cady -- KE7X
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This edition of The Elecraft K3: Design, Configuration and Operation Second Edition has been formatted for electronic publication and reading. It contains all material found in the printed edition... More > without the printed version index and complete table of contents. No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted by any means without the written permission of the author. Purchasers may make physical and backup copies for their own use but may not distribute it in any way. This edition adds details of the operation of the P3 Panadapter with the SVGA option. It describes some of the more interesting advanced features of the K3 and gives help with data mode operations and computer interfacing. It is much larger than the Operator's Manual so it can provide more detailed explanations, diagrams, and quizzes. It has extensive text explanations for those who learn by reading, diagrams and figures for the visual learners, and exercises for the hands-on learners.< Less