Contact Sport EBOOK Tooltip A Story of Champions, Airwaves, and a One-Day Race around the World

Auteur: J.K. George
Taal: Engels
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  • Engels
  • E-book
  • 9781626342378
  • februari 2016
  • Adobe ePub
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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.


Joining them in their quest is author J. K. George, an experienced radio operator himself, who guides you through 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. You will meet fascinating personalities not only among the teams themselves but also among their "widows"—spouses left behind for the allure of the airwaves.


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.

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Engels
Bindwijze
E-book
Verschijningsdatum
februari 2016
Ebook formaat
Adobe ePub
Illustraties
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J.K. George
Uitgever
Greenleaf Book Group Press

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950
Subtitel
A Story of Champions, Airwaves, and a One-Day Race around the World
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TJKR

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