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Software Notes:
All software in this catalog is shipped on CDROM media. Floppy disks are not available. Windows 98 or higher is required. Audio CD's shipped instead of cassettes where indicated.

Exam Question Pool Dates:
Technician Class Element 2   July 1, 2010 thru June 30, 2014
General Class Element 3   July 1, 2011 thru June 30, 2015
Extra Class Element 4   July 1, 2012 thru June 30, 2016


W5-GWTM-10
Gordon West Technician Class Study Manual

NEW 2010 Gordon West Technician Manual. Covers Question Pool Effective JULY 1, 2010 - JUNE 30, 2014 for examination. Complete study guide with answer explanations.

Re-organized into logical study topic order with highlighted key words and all NEW helpful "HAM HINTS" by ELMER with hundreds of related resource web site links. BONUS CD INCLUDED - "Getting on the Air!". Gordo introduces you to to using your Technician privileges, UHF/VHF operations and equipment and how to make DX contacts with Technician privileges. This book is an excellent companion to the GWTW-10 Audio CD Course for in depth class-room style instruction for home study.

Gordo's Technician Class Study Guide based on the New Element 2 Question Pool effective July 1, 2010 and valid through June 30, 2014. Elmer shows you hundreds of his "HAM HINTS" making study fun and easy! BONUS - Audio CD explains Technician privileges.

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W5-GWTW-10
Gordon West's Audio CD Technician Class

NEW 2010 Gordon West's Audio CD Technician Class Course based on the Element 2 Question Pool effective July 1, 2010 valid through June 30, 2014 for license exam preparation. Gordo's famous one-on-one class room style instruction covering all the questions and answer explanations to prepare you for the exam. Questions re-organized into logic study topic group order on 4 audio CDs with track-by-track user's guide. Follows outline of the companion GWTM-10 Technician Study Manual with complete and detailed explanations of every question and answer.

Gordon West's NEW Audio CD Technician Class Course based on the Element 2 Question Pool effective July 1, 2010. Gordo's famous one-on-one class room style instruction on 4 audio CDs with track-by-track user's guide. Effective July 1, 2010 and valid through June 30, 2014 for license exam preparation.

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W5-GWTP-10
Gordon West Technician Class Book and CD Package

NEW 2010 Technician Class book and Gordon West's audio CD theory course for complete home study. Free Part 97 Rule Book. The audio CDs follow the study guide and refer you to the exact page and question in the book for more in depth study. Class room style discussion format covering all the answers to all the question that will be on your exam. Valid until June 30, 2014 for examination study.

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W5-NCS-10
Technician Class Book & Software Education Kit

NEW 2010 Complete home study course with the 2010-2014 Gordon West Technician Manual HamStudy Software and FCC Part 97 Rule Book. Contains everything you need to pass the FCC No-Code Technician examination.

Contains all possible license exam questions, effective July 1, 2010 and valid until June 30, 2014. All questions, answers, and explanations of the answers are presented on screen. Print out sample tests or take exams at your PC! Rated by thousands of licensed amateurs as one of the best interactive software learning tools for preparing to pass the exam. Guaranteed up to date! Runs directly from the CD, no installation necessary. Compatible with Win98, 2000, XP and Vista and Windows 7.

NEW Technician Element 2 Study Manual (GWTM-10) and our HamStudy Interactive Practice Exam Study Software. Both effective for examination starting July 1, 2010 and valid until June 30, 2014 -- Windows CD media, runs on all versions of Windows,Win 98-Windows 7.

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W5-GWGM-11
2011 General Class Study Manual

General Class Study Manaual 2011-2015

Gordo's General Class Study Manual for 2011-2015 reorganizes the questions into logical study order by topic for easier learning. Book contains audio CD introducing HF operations and privileges. Effective July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2015 for study.

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W5-GWGW-11
2011 General Class Audio Course

General Class Audio Course 2011-2015

Gordo's General Class Audio Course for 1-on-1 study course to prepare you for your upcoming exam. 4 audio CDs are great for those that would listen rather than read, but excellent companion with the GWGM Study Manual. Effective July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2015 for study.

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W5-GUS-11
2011 General Upgrade Software

General Class Upgrade Software Package 2011-2015

NEW - Effective July 1, 2011 No Internet connection required. Study anytime, anywhere on your laptop or home computer. Complete home study course includes the all 2011 Gordon West General Class Manual (GWGM) and FCC Rule Book (PT-97). Compatible with Win98, 2000, XP and Vista. Runs on CD!

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W5-GWGP-11
2011 General Audio/Book Package

NEW General Class Book & Theory Course Value Pack

NEW for 2011 Get 1 on 1 with Gordon West in the NEW General Class book and audio theory course. Includes study manual GWGM and theory courser GWGW, 4 audio CD, with FREE Part 97 Rule Book. The audio CDs follow the GWGM study guide and refers you to the exact page and question in the book for more reading and understanding. All new and updated for exams effective July 1, 2011 ! Upgrade Now!

General Class valid until June 30, 2015

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W5-ECS-12
Extra Class Software Pkg 2012-2016

NEW for 2012-2016 Extra Class Software package with Gordon West Study Manual. Take random generated practice exams at your computer - (no Internet connection required). Scores your exam and shows your strong and weak areas of knowledge. Interactive feedback on incorrect answers with correct answer, highlighted key words and Gordo's explanations teach you the right answer. Study one or all sections of the question pool. Print random generated practice exams with answer and grading keys to prepare for taking the real test. Comes with Companion study manual NEW GWEM-12 completely updated with all 702 Extra Class questions CD media- Windows XP , VISTA, Windows 7, and Windows 8 compatible. Valid for Extra Class exams effective July 1, 2012 until June 30, 2016

Valid for Extra Class exams effective July 1, 2012 until June 30, 2016.

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W5-GWEM-12
Extra Class Study Manual 2012-2016

2012-16 Extra Class Book includes bonus “On The Air” Extra Class audio CD

2012-2016 Extra Class Book includes bonus “On The Air” Extra Class audio CD Gordo’s new Extra Class study manual for the 2012-2016 Element 4 exam has a host of new features to make it easier to get to the top! The new Element 4 pool has 702 questions, down from 738 in the old 2008 pool – fewer questions, but is a significantly updated and improved question pool. There are about 100 brand-new questions, and the Q&A have been rewritten to dramatically improve the exam content to better reflect the Extra Class privileges, operation, equipment and antennas. As in his Technician and General Class books, Gordo has i>reorganized the Element 4 Q&A into logical topic groups to follow the syllabus of his famous Radio School ham class – and KEY WORDS are highlighted in BLUE throughout the book.

Extra Class valid July 1, 2008 until June 30, 2012.

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W5-GWEW-12
Extra Class Audio Course 2012-2016

Get one-on-one with Gordo as your personal Elmer for Extra Class with His new audio course for the 2012-2016 Extra Class Element 4 written exam. This 6 CD audio course follows the organization of his new Extra Class GWEM-12 study manual, and is a great study supplement to the book for extended explanations of the theory behind the correct answers to the questions for Extra Class. Includes a User Guide that matches the CD tracks to the pages in the book for quick and easy reference.

If you spend a lot of time traveling or just prefer audio instruction,you will find this a great way to learn the material to pass your upgrade-to-the-top license exam. The CDs include exciting sounds of on-the-air operations and demonstrations, and Gordo's expertise, enthusiasm and encouraging words will help you stay on track to reach your Extra Class goal!

Extra Class valid July 1, 2012 until June 30, 2016

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W5-GWEP-12
Extra Class Book & Theory Pack 2012-2016

NEW 2012 Extra Class Study Manual and NEW 2012 Audio Theory Course on 6 audio CDs, FREE Part 97 Rules & Regulations book. Everything you need to upgrade to Extra the fast and easy "Gordo" way. A great 1 on 1 study course full of Gordo's excellent hints and methods of getting to the right answer quickly while teaching higher levels of electronic theory and amateur radio.

Extra Class valid July 1, 2012 until June 30, 2016

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W5-HOS-12
2012 Ham Operator Software Version 12.0

NEW for 2012 - Study for all of the amateur written exams at your PC. Let the software tell you when you are ready to pass! Guaranteed up to date!

Technician Class valid until June 30, 2014

General Class valid until June 30, 2015

NEW Extra Class valid until valid until June 30, 2016

Take unlimited random generated exams for every class or focus on any one single section of any question pool. All possible exam questions, multiple choice answers, and Gordon West's easy to understand explanations and schematic diagrams all on screen. Custom settings let's you focus the area of the pool you want or need to study.You can even print out random generated sample exams .. each one always different! Complete with FREE FCC Part 97 Amateur Service Rule book at no extra charge! Runs directly on CD media, Compatible with Win98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.

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W5-HOSB-12
2008 Ham Operator Software Version 12.0 with BOOKS

NEW for 2012 ! Study for all of the written ham exams right at your PC. Home study course includes 3 Gordon West study manuals. Let your computer tell you when you are ready to pass! Take unlimited practice exams for every class Tech thru Extra. All possible exam questions and their multiple choice answers and schematic diagrams on screen. You can even print out an unlimited number of random generated sample exams for practice.

FREE FCC Part 97 Amateur Service Rule book at no extra charge! Software on CD-ROM Compatible with Win98, 2000, XP, Vista, and Windows 7. Guaranteed up to date NEW! 2012 Version 12.0 runs directly from CD, no installation necessary!

Technician Class valid until June 30, 2014

NEW General Class valid until June 30, 2015

Extra Class valid until June 30, 2016

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W5-GSTD
Getting Started in Electronics

This book by Forrest M. Mims, III. is a complete electronics course in 128 pages! This famous electronics inventor teaches you the basics, takes you on a tour of analog and digital components, explains how they work, and shows how they are combined for various applications. Includes circuit assembly tips and 100 electronic circuits you can build and test. Forrest has written dozens of books, hundreds of articles, invented scientific measurement devices for NASA, and loves to share his knowledge with eager students!

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W5-BELC
Basic Electronics

By Gene McWhorter & Alvis Evans

For anyone who wants to understand the fundamentals of electronics. Explains electronic devices and circuits - how they work and how they are used. Contains detailed illustrations that support easy-to-read text. Practical, worked-out examples demonstrate circuit applications.

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W5-BCOM
Basic Communications Electronics

By Jack Hudson, W9MU, & Jerry Luecke, KB5TZY

Explains analog electronic devices and circuits - how they work and how they are used to build communications systems. Emphasis on semiconductor devices and integrated circuits (ICs). For anyone who wants to understand analog

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W5-BDIG
Basic Digital Electronics

By Alvis Evans.

Explains digital system functions and how circuits are used to build them. Discusses the functions required to design digital systems, the circuits used to make decisions, code conversions, data selections, interfacing and storage, and the circuits that keep all operations in time and under control.

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W5-GROL
General Radiotelephone Operator's License Guide

This study manual contains all you need to pass the FCC's Commercial Radio Operator Element 1 (Radio Law), Element 3 (Electronics) and Element 8 (Ship Radar endorsement.) Passing Element 1 qualifies you for the Marine Radio Operator Permit (MP.) Passing both Element 1 and 3 qualifies you for the General Radio-telephone Operator License (PG) ...the most popular FCC Commercial Radio license! Study manual covers all 1,300 possible license examination questions on all three elements -- and their multiple choices, answers, schematic diagrams. Included in the manual are easy-to-understand explanations of the answers. Valid for exams taken after 12/26/2009 and beyond.

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W5-GRSP
GROL Plus with Software Package

All NEW GRSP - Practice Exam Software Home Study Course. Includes ComStudy Software and GROL+RADAR Study Manual for the 2009 FCC Elements 1, 3, and 8 Commercial License Question Pools effective December 26, 2009. The all new 320-page book is a comprehensive study manual containing all of the official FCC Q&A, along with Gordon West's educational answer explanations to increase understanding of the correct answers. The New GROL+RADAR is in a new, 8 1/2 x 11 larger format for easier reading and study. Book comes with a companion CD of FCC CFR 47 Rules & Regualtions for Part 13, 80 and other applicable sections. ComStudy Ver 6.0 Software compatible for all versions of Windows. No internet connection or computer installation required, runs directly from CD media.Valid for exams taken after 12/26/2009 and beyond.

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W5-RTSP
Commercial Radiotelegraph Software

Amateur Extra Class operators that passed the 20 Wpm Morse Code Exam (licensed before April 15, 2000)need only to pass the written Elements 1,& 6 to apply for your Commercial Radiotelegraph Operator license. (See GROL manual for Element 1). These are the exact questions and multiple choices that you will be on your multiple choice exam. Correct answers are included but no explanations of the answers. Print out sample tests or take exams at your Windows PC! Runs on CDROM for Win 98,2000,XP,Vista,Windows 7 & Windows 8.

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W5-GMSP
Global Maritime Distress and Safety System w/Software

The FCC's GMDSS / Radio Operator (DO) license is required for those serving as ship radio officers. The GMDSS Radio Maintainer (DM) license is required for those who certify and repair this saftey equipment. Windows CDROM software allows you to study at your PC and take practice exams. Included is the GMDSS booklet which contains the current FCC Elements 7R, 7 & 9 questions from the question pools.

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