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

Marco HB9CAT hb9cat at thezollingers.org
Thu Feb 11 11:54:11 CET 2016


Michael, 

same from Switzerland,  need to wait for delivery of the paper copy

but FYI: I just bought it and downloaded it in kindle format

Marco HB9CAT

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On Feb 11, 2016, 08:48, at 08:48, "Michael Hoeding, DL6MHW" <dl6mhw at wrtc2018.de> wrote:
>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)
>>>
>>> CONTACT SPORT
>>>
>>> "SUSPENSE *and* CONTROVERSY *in* RADIO’S BIGGEST COMPETITION. In the
>
>>> 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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>>>
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>
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