Abstract: QRP is amateur radio-speak for transmitting on low power (5 Watts or less). For some it is a just a challenge, for others it is necessary when the power grid has failed and you are involved in emergency communications. This is a compendium of previously published articles on the hows and whys of QRP.
Keywords: book review, survival, electronics, QRP, low power voltage, ham radio, amateur radio stations, communications, applied electronics, Amateur radio stations, relay systems.
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Title: QRP Power : The Best Recent QRP Articles from QST, QEX, and the ARRL Handbook
Editor: Joel Kleinman, Zack Lau
Publisher: American Radio Relay League
Date Published: August 1996
ISBN: 0872595617
LOCN: TK9956.Q78 1996
Dewey: 621.384/16 21
Pages: 190
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Part 1: How Low Can You Go?

What is QRP?

Hard-Core QRP

Low-Power Contesting

Part 2: Construction Practices

Build it Yourself from QST, Parts 1-4

Calculating the Power Limit of Circuits with Toroids

6-Meter Transverter Design

Part 3: Transceivers/Transmitters

A Single-Board Superhet QRP Transceiver for 40 or 30 Meters

Revisiting the 40-40

Modifications and Improvements to the HW-9

A Small High Performance CW Transceiver

Single-Conversion Microwave SSB/CW Transceivers

A Multimode Phasing Exciter for 1 to 500 MHz

Build a One-Watt Transmitter in a Kodak Film Box

Birth of a 7-MHz Transceiver

Part 4: Receivers

A 40-Meter Regenerative Receiver You Can Build

The "Ugly Weekender" II: Adding a Junk-Box Receiver

High-Performance, Single Signal Direct-Conversion Receiver

High-Performance Direct-Conversion Receivers

Part 5: Accessories/Components

Substituting Parts

Weekend DigiBrain

Build a Super-Simple SWR Indicator

Refinements in Crystal Ladder Filter Design

Designing and Building High-Performance Crystal Ladder Filters

The Double-Tuned Circuit: An Experimenter's Tutorial

Measuring and Compensating Oscillator Frequency Drift

Build the Camper's Portable Hamshack

Part 6: Resources

Periodicals of Interest to QRP Enthusiasts

ARRL Publications for QRP Enthusiasts


Title:         QRP power : the best recent QRP articles from
                  QST, QEX, and the ARRL handbook / compiled by Joel Kleinman
                  and Zack Lau.
Edition:       1st ed.
Published:     Newington, CT : American Radio Relay League,
Description:   1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm.
LC Call No.:   TK9956.Q78 1996
Dewey No.:     621.384/16 21
ISBN:          0872595617
Notes:         Includes bibliographical references.
Subjects:      Amateur radio stations.
               Low voltage systems.
               Radio relay systems.
Other authors: Kleinman, Joel.
               Lau, Zack.
Control No.:   96232334 


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