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

Michael Hoeding, DL6MHW dl6mhw at wrtc2018.de
Thu Feb 11 08:48:00 CET 2016

Hi all,

I ordered my copy last week but it need some more days to Germany.

But good news for all European readers: Jim will visit Friedrichshafen. 
I think we will schedule a book-signing session at the WRTC booth.

73 de Michael, DL6MHW

Am 10.02.2016 um 22:40 schrieb Steve London:
> 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)
>> woods
>> 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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