Related Books

Study Guides

Prospective hams may wish to use published materials by purchasing or borrowing from the Vancouver Island Regional Library. Some texts that are useful include:

  • Ham Radio For Dummies (2004) by Ward Silver. Wiley Publishing Inc.

  • Basic Radio: Understanding the Key Building Blocks (2005) Joel Hallas American Radio Relay League

  • Understanding Basic Electronics (2002) Larry Wolfgang American Radio Relay League


The following books reflect the latest changes in the Canadian amateur radio regulations. You may purchase RAC publications at major amateur radio retailers or on-line below.