[WRTC2018] [CQ-Contest] N3BB's Book on WRTC2014 to be ReleasedFeb. 1

Roger Western g3sxw at btinternet.com
Wed Feb 10 22:49:10 CET 2016

I received my copy from Amazon today, Steve.
I shall read it en route to PJ6A next week (ARRL-CW). Pse QRX!
73 de Roger/G3SXW.

-----Original Message----- 
From: Steve London
Sent: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 9:40 PM
To: wrtc2014 at lists.wrtc2014.org ; wrtc2018 at lists.wrtc2018.de ; 
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Subject: Re: [WRTC2018] [CQ-Contest] N3BB's Book on WRTC2014 to be 
ReleasedFeb. 1

So...who has read "Contact Sport" that was at WRTC-2014 ? Did Jim get it
right, in your opinion ? Was too much emphasis placed in some areas, and
too little in others ?

I have read it cover-to-cover, and gave it 5 stars on Amazon and a
thumbs up !

Steve, N2IC

On 01/08/2016 08:06 AM, David Siddall wrote:
> re WRTC2014
> J.K. George, N3BB
> available Feb. 1 at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, etc. (see link below)
> of Massachusetts, pairs of contestants huddle in tents filled with
> communications equipment. Their voices soar through the air, riding waves
> into the atmosphere, as they comb through static and noise for a response
> from the other side of the world. They’re searching for loot in the form 
> of
> other voices in the sky. The rarer their contact, the more valuable their
> treasure.
> A major new book describes the exciting world of amateur radio competition
> and the intriguing characters of the 2014 World Radiosport Team
> Championship. The competitors hail from across the planet, from youthful
> challengers to veterans with decades of radiosporting experience. Meet
> fascinating personalities as they battle computer malfunctions, getting
> lost, and staying at the top of their game for 24 hours in a hot, stuffy
> tent. The final scores bring surprises, disappointments, even a recount,
> and decades-long friendships will be stressed in the fight for the crown 
> of
> amateur radio, the ultimate “contact sport.” Follow the action as the 
> teams
> dance upon the radio waves. See who will be crowned champions of their
> sport.
> Contact Sport is a wonderful book, written not only for knowledgeable
> amateur radio operators, but also for their children and grandchildren, to
> open the wonders of science and radio magic to all ages."
> source: http://authorjkgeorge.com/books/#
> 73, Dave K3ZJ
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