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

David Siddall hhamwv at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 10:06:07 EST 2016

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

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

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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