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

Christian Janssen DL1MGB dl1mgb at wrtc2018.de
Thu Feb 11 06:42:05 CET 2016

Hi guys,

Amazon Germany still needs some 2 to 4 weeks to deliver the book.

73s Chris DL1MGB

Steve London schrieb am 10.02.2016 22:40:

> 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 !
> 73,
> 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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