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Recommended Books, Publications, and Journals

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Recommended TSCM Books
(The first 15 books are critical for a basic understanding of TSCM)

Charles L. Taylor/Richard J. Udovich/Terry R. Cross, , Richard J. Udovich, (979) 245-8545, 1990, ISBN 0-9625466-0-7.

Larsen, Tom, , Paladin Press, January 1997, ISBN: 0873649176

Larsen, Tom, , Paladin Press, January 1996, ISBN: 087364879X

Glas, Angus, , Paladin Press, January 1990, ISBN: 0873645812

Whidden, Glenn H., The Ear: Volume I, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.

Whidden, Glenn H., The Ear: Volume II, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.

Whidden, Glenn H., The Ear: Volume III, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.

Whidden, Glenn H., The Axnan Attack, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.

Whidden, Glenn H., A Guidebook for the Beginning Sweeper, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.

Whidden, Glenn H., The TSCM Threat Book: Volume I, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.

Whidden, Glenn H., The TSCM Threat Book: Volume II, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.

Whidden, Glenn H., The Russian Eavesdropping Threat - Late 1993, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.

Lapin, Lee, Hands-On Countermeasures, Intelligence Inc. (2228 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403), 1993, ISBN 1-880231-15-8.

Heims, Peter, Countering Industrial Espionage, 20th Century Education, 1982

Swift, Theodore N., Wiretap Detection Techniques - A Guide To Checking Telephone Lines, Thomas Investigative Publications, (512) 420-9292, 1997.

Wingfield, John, Bugging - A Complete Survey of Electronic Surveillance Today, R. Hale, 1984

Recommended Books on Technical Surveillance

Lapin, Lee, , Auburn Wolfe Publishing, 1983

Lapin, Lee, ISBN: 188023100X, I S E C O, Incorporated, July 1992

Lapin, Lee, , Intelligence Inc., 1995, ISBN 1-880231-10-7

Moran, William B., , Loompanics Unlimited, December 1983, ISBN: 0915179202

Paul Brookes, , May 1996, ISBN: 0750625821

Lapin, Lee, Hands-on Electronic Surveillance, Intelligence Inc., 1992

French, Scott, Big Brother Game, Lyle Stuart, 1975, ISBN 0-8184-0240-7 (hardcover), ISBN 0-8184-0241-5 (paperback).

Moran, William B., Covert Surveillance and Electronic Penetration, Loompanics, 1983.

Turner, William W., How to Avoid Electronic Eavesdropping and Privacy Invasion, Paladin Press, 1983.

Arrington, Winston, Now Hear This! Electronic Eavesdropping Equipment Design, Sheffield Electronics (773) 324-2196, 1997.

Dash D./Schwartz, R.F./Knowlton R.E., , Rutgers University Press, 1959

Patricia Holt, , 311 pp, ISBN 0-316-37161-0, Little-Brown

Harrison, John M., , Paladin Press,1975

John Dale Hartman, , October 1993

Pollock, David A., Methods of Electronic Audio Surveillance, Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 1973

Campbell, Duncan, Big Brother is Listening: Phonetappers & State Security, unk, 1981

Cook, Earleen H., Electronic Eavesdropping, Vance Bib., 1983

Long, Edward V., The Intruders: The Invasion of Privacy by Government and Industry, Praeger,1967

Schwartz, Herman, Taps, Bugs and Fooling the People, The Field Foundation, 1977

Barefoot, J. Kirk, Undercover Investigation, Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 1975

Cunningham, John E., Security Electronics, Sams,1970

Alan LeMond and Ron Fry, No Place to Hide - A Guide to Bugs, Wire Taps, Surveillance and Other Privacy Invasions, Hardcover, 278 pp, St. Martins Press, 1975

Spindel, Bernard B., The Ominous Ear, Award House, 1968

Callahan, Gerard Michael, Cheesebox, Prentice-Hall, 1974, ISBN 0-13-128397-9

Carroll, John Millar, The Third Listener: Personal Electronic Espionage, Dutton,1969

Mentor Publishing, Electronics Spying, Mentor Publishing, 1976

Marotta, Michael E., Code Book, Loompanics, 1975.

Fitzgerald, Patrick, Stranger on the Line: The Secret History of Phone Tapping, The Bodley Head-London, 1987.

Brown, R.M., Electronic Evasion, John F. Rider Publishing, 1967.

Greene, R.M., Business Intelligence and Espionage, Dow-Irwin, 1966.

Siljander, Raymond P., Applied Surveillance Photography, Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 1975.

Siljander, Raymond P., Fundamentals of Physical Surveillance, Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 1977, ISBN 0-398-03660-8.

Robert M. Brown, Electronic Invasion, J.F. Rider, 1967.

Dash, Samual, Eavesdroppers, Da Capo Press, 1971.

Acoustics and Microphone Books
(The first 5 books are critical for a basic understanding of TSCM)

Alec Nisbett, , February 1994, 0240513657

John Borwick, , March 1991, ISBN: 0240512790

Michael Gayford, , July 1994, ISBN: 0750611995

George S. Wong,Tony F. W. Embleton, , Springer-Verlag New York, January 1995.

William J. Cavanaugh, , Hardcover, 300pp., ISBN: 0471306827, John Wiley and Sons, Incorporated, June 1998.

Olson, H.F., Acoustical Engineering, D. Van Nostrand Company, 1957.

Randall, R.H., Introduction to Acoustics, Addison-Wesley Press, 1951.

Neil Fraser, , Hardcover, 130pp., ISBN: 0028713443, Macmillan Library Reference, April 1991, 1st American ed.

Harry F. Olson, , 460pp., Dover Publishing, ISBN: 0486217698, New York NY, November 1987

John M. Eargle, , 3rd ed. ISBN: 0442020368, John Wiley and Sons, December 1995.

John S. Rigden, , 2nd ed., 353pp., ISBN: 0471874124, John Wiley ans Sons, January 1985, 2nd ed.

K.B. Ginn, Architectural Acoustics, Bruel and Kjaer Company, Gaithersburg MD, 1978.

Glen Ballou, Handbook for Sound Engineers - The New Audio Cyclopedia, Howard W Sams Publishing, Indianapolis, IN.

K. Blair Benson, Audio Engineering Handbook, McGraw Hill Inc, New York NY, 1988.

Shure Brothers, Guide to Better Audio and Miking.

David M Huber, The Microphone Manual - Design and Application, Howard W Sams Publishing, Indianapolis IN.

Audio Technica, Mike Guide, Audio Technica US Inc, Stow OH.

Carleen Maley Hutchins, The Physics of Music, WH Freeman and Company, New York NY, 1978.

Vega, Wireless Mike Application Techniques, Vega Inc, El Monte CA.

Communications Theory Books
(The first 5 books are critical for a basic understanding of TSCM)

George S. Kennedy, , Hardcover, 4th ed., 763pp., ISBN: 0028005929, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, February 1992

Wayne Tomasi, , Hardcover, 3rd ed., ISBN: 0137514395, Prentice Hall, August 1997

Robert L. Shrader, , Hardcover, 6th ed, 713pp, ISBN: 0070571570, McGraw-Hill Companies, January 1991

William L. Schweber, , Hardcover, 3rd ed., 800pp., ISBN: 0137800169, Prentice Hall, June 1998

Mervyn Mitchard, , Hardcover, 500pp, ISBN: 1574910698, Interpharm Press, April 1998

Ralph S. Carson, , Hardcover, 470pp, ISBN: 0471621692, John Wiley and Sons, November 1990

Joseph J. Carr, , Paperback, 435pp, ISBN: 0750697075, October 1996

Joseph J. Carr, , Hardcover, 3rd ed., 594pp, ISBN: 0133416860, Prentice Hall, December 1995

Joseph J. Carr, , Hardcover, 626pp, ISBN: 0121606406, Academic Press, April 1991

Joseph J. Carr, , Hardcover, 2nd ed., 560pp, ISBN: 0070111049, McGraw-Hill Companies, March 1994

AT&T Bell Laboratories, Transmission Systems for Communications, Bell Laboratories, 1954

AT&T Bell Laboratories, Engineering and Operations in the Bell Systems, Bell Laboratories, 1977, ISBN 0-932764-04-5

Spread Spectrum Books

Robert C. Dixon, , Hardcover, 3rd ed., 573pp, ISBN: 0471593427, John Wiley and Sons, January 1994

Marvin Kenneth Simon/Robert A. Scholtz, Spread Spectrum Communications Handbook, Hardcover, 1st ed., 1228pp, ISBN: 0070576297, McGraw-Hill Companies, March 1994

Savo Glisic/Branka Vucetic, , Hardcover, 442pp, ISBN: 0890068585, Artech House, March 1997

David L. Nicholson/Sandy Kahl, , Hardcover, 291pp, ISBN: 0716781506, W. H. Freeman Company, January 1988

Books on Basic Electronics (relative to TSCM)
(The first 4 books are critical for a basic understanding of TSCM)

Bernard Grob, , Hardcover, 8th ed., ISBN: 002802253X, Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated, December 1996

Malvino, Albert Paul, , Hardcover, 5th ed., ISBN: 0028008456, Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated, January 1994

Howard Sams, , Paperback, 6th ed., 265pp., ISBN: 0138895937, Prentice Hall, May 1997.

Arthur A. Seidman, , Hardcover, 1063pp., ISBN: 0830631003 McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing, January 1989.

Ralph Judson Smith/Richard C. Dorf, , Hardcover, 5th ed., 880pp, ISBN: 0471839442, John Wiley and Sons, January 1992, 5th ed.

Intelligence Books

James Bamford, , Penguin Group, 1982, ISBN 0-14-00-6748-5

William E. Burrows, Deep Black: Space Espionage and National Security, Random House, 1986, ISBN 0-425-10879-1

Jeffrey T. Richelson, America's Secret Eyes in Space: The U.S. Spy Satellite Program, Harper & Row, 1990

Herbert O. Yardley, The American Black Chamber, 375pp. Illus, Faber and Faber Limited, 1931.

Herbert O. Yardley, , Paperback, 375pp, ISBN: 0894121545, Aegean Par, June 1996

Herbert O. Yardley, , Hardcover, ISBN: 0848812301, Amereon, Limited, December 1989.

Herbert O. Yardley, The Chinese Black Chamber - An Adventure in Espionage, 225 pgs, Photos, Houghton Mifflin, 1983

Herbert O. Yardley, Yardleygrams

Herbert O. Yardley, The Blonde Countess

Herbert O. Yardley, Red Sun of Nippon

Herbert O. Yardley, Crows Are Black Everywhere

Herbert O. Yardley, The Education of a Poker Player - Where and How One Learns to Win, 129 pp, 1957.

Herbert O. Yardley, Win - For anyone who likes to walk away from an all-night session a winner, 129 pp.

Allan Dulles, The Craft of Intelligence, Harper and Row, 1963, 63-16507

Allan Dulles, Germany's Underground

Allan Dulles, Can America Stay Neutral

Abram N. Shulsky, Silent Warfare: Understanding the World of Intelligence , Brassey's, 1993, ISBN 0-02-881025-2

Frank McGuire, Security Intelligence Sourcebook, 1990

Lauren Paine, The Technology of Espionage

Nigel West, The Games of Intelligence, Coronet, 1989

Jeffery T. Richelson, The U.S. Intelligence Community, Ballinger, 1988

Walter Laqueur, A World of Secrets, Basic Books, 1985

Richelson & Ball, The Ties that Bind, 1990

William R. Johnson, Thwarting Enemies at Home and Abroad: How to be a Counterintelligence Officer, Stone Trail Press, 1987

Books on Strategy (The Mind of a Spook)

Sun-Tzu/Thomas Cleary (Translator), , Paperback, 2nd ed., 120pp. ISBN: 0877735379 Shambhala Publications, January 1991

Sun-Tzu/Thomas Cleary (Translator), , Audio Tape, ISBN: 0877735158 Random House, July 1989

Sun-Tzu/Stephen F. Kaufman, , Paperback, ISBN: 0804830800, Charles E. Tuttle Co., April 1996

Niccolo Machiavelli/Quentin Skinner (Editor)/Russell Price (Editor), , Paperback, 152pp., ISBN: 0521349931, Cambridge University Press, January 1988

Richard Marcinko, , Hardcover, 208pp. ISBN: 0671009931, Pocket Books Pub., May 1997

Government TSCM Publications

Government TSCM Publications

U.S. Director of Central Intelligence, Technical Surveillance Countermeasures - Directive 1/22, U.S. DCI, 7-3-85

U.S. Director of Central Intelligence, Director of Central Intelligence Directive Procedural Guide No. 1 - Requirements for Reporting and Testing Technical Surveillance Penetrations, U.S. DCI, August 1984

U.S. Director of Central Intelligence, Director of Central Intelligence Directive Procedural Guide No. 2 - Requirements for Reporting and Testing Hazards, U.S. DCI, August 1984

U.S. Director of Central Intelligence, Director of Central Intelligence Directive Procedural Guide No. 3 - Guidance for Conducting Audio Countermeasures Surveys, U.S. DCI, August 1984

Office of the President of the United States, U.S. Intelligence Activities (with attachments), U.S., 12-4-81

U.S. Department of Defense, DoD Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Survey Program - DODI 5240.5, U.S.DoD, May 23, 1984

U.S. Department of Defense, Communications Security Telephone Monitoring and Recording - DODI 4640.6, U.S.DoD

U.S. Department of Defense, Agreement Between the United States Secret Service and the Department of Defense Concerning Protection of the President and Other Officials - DODI 5030.34, U.S.DoD, September 17, 1986

U.S. Army, AR 381-14 - Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), U.S. Army, 26 November 1976

U.S. Army, AR 381-14 - Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), U.S. Army, 3 October 1986

U.S. Army, AR 190-53 - Interception of Wire and Oral Communications for Law Enforcement Purposes, U.S. Army, 1 November 1978

U.S. Army, AR 380-53 - Communications Security Monitoring, U.S. Army, 15 November 1984

U.S. SECNAVINST Secretary of the Navy, SECNAVINST 5500.31A - Technical Surveillance Counter Measures (TSCM) Program, U.S. Navy

U.S. OPNAVINST Chief of Naval Operations, OPNAVINST C5510.93D - Navy Implementation of national policy on control of compromising emanations, U.S. Navy

U.S. OPNAVINST Chief of Naval Operations, OPNAVINST C5510.93E - Navy Implementation of National Policy on Control of Compromising Emanations, U.S. Navy

U.S. OPNAVINST Chief of Naval Operations, OPNAVINST 5510.143A - Signal Security (SIGSEC), U.S. Navy

U.S. Department of Energy, DOE Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Program - Order DOE 5636.3A, U.S. DOE, 2-3-88

U.S. Department of Energy, DOE Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Program - Order DOE 5639.5, U.S. DOE, 8-3-92

U.S. Department of Energy, DOE Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Report Writing Guide, U.S. DOE, September 1991

U.S. Department of Energy, DOE Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Procedural Guide, U.S. DOE, April 1988

U.S. Department of Energy, DOE Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Operations Manual, U.S. DOE, April 1988

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Title 47 - Federal Communications Commission (all titles), U.S. NARA, Published Monthly by GSA Printing Office.

TSCM Related Periodicals and Magazines

Popular Communications

Monitoring Times

Satellite Times

QST Magazine

73 Amateur Radio Today Magazine

CQ Magazine

Scientific American

Books on Forensic Analysis Related to TSCM

Here are a few books related to forensic services, scientific analysis of evidence, intelligence analysis, psychological science, and related areas of technical expertise.

Forensic and Scientific Analysis

Psychological Services

Drug Analysis

 * Intelligence Analysts Bookshelf

 * Advanced Chemical Warfare



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