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The Art and Skill of Radio-Telegraphy By William Pierpont
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A manual for learning, using, mastering and enjoying the International Morse code as a means of communication. This fully revised fifth edition includes much additional content.
The Rod Newkirk Collection By Rod Newkirk
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Rod Newkirk joined the K9YA Telegraph staff in September 2004 with the publication of his story, “A QSO with CRØOK.” That first, short article about a legendary Chicago gangster... More > and his predilection for Morse code set the benchmark for the 44 articles to follow. With his background in radio as both vocation and avocation Rod’s stories for the K9YA Telegraph span decades, careers and continents: from Chicago’s north side to wartime Pacific isles, from prairie farmstead to Pentagon and from state police radio operator to longtime DX editor at QST. Within these pages you will find wit and humor, drama and pathos, character studies, razor-sharp reminiscence of amateur radio’s “golden age” and some novel antenna designs With that, we introduce Rod Newkirk and his inimitable writing style to yet another generation of amateur radio operators. For more venerable hams, here is a new collection of Rod’s stories to enjoy, remember and treasure.< Less
Wired Love: A Romance of Dots and Dashes By Ella Cheever Thayer
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The story of an electric romance of the 19th century via landline telegraphy (Morse code). Painstakingly recreated by volunteers, this public-domain book is presented by the Robert F. Heytow... More > Memorial Radio Club—publisher of the K9YA Telegraph.< Less