Cynthia Wall wrote a whole series of Ham Radio books and the Tommy
Tompkins books were also quite popular a while back. I think those were
put back into print recently and may be available through the Ham Radio
Both are a good read for the 8-12 year old set.
73, Ward N0AX
> On Wed, 18 Apr 2001 04:35:39 -0700 Tom Osborne <email@example.com>
> > Sorry to be off subject, but I have been looking for a book. I
> > remember as a kid there was a story in Boy's Life magazine, back
> > in the late 50's, about a couple of kids who went to college and
> > set up some antenna's and worked a bunch of DX. They had an old
> > Gonset Commander (used to have one) set up with some stealth
> > antennas. Does anyone remember this story?
> K1VR: That was Tom and Jerry, by Herb Brier W9EGQ. His stories of their
> exploits appeared in both Boys Life and Popular Electronics. I do not
> remember a book, tho.
> Would like to get a
> > copy for my grandson to read. Maybe pique his interest in ham
> > radio. Thanks and 73 all!
> > Tom W7WHY
> K1VR: Three books have been written by a woman who is Cynthia
> WA7-something. They are sold by Ham Radio Bookstore and the ARRL. Also
> good. My daughter enjoyed one of those, but it didn't stick. Oh well.
> Nonetheless, I was FASCINATED by the adventures of Tom and Jerry. Stories
> of their teenagerhood should be timeless.
> Fred Hopengarten K1VR
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