Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, James Hukill (K7NEO), who writes:
So I just about wrapping up reading a new book that has morse code mentioned as a part of the plot in darn near 80% of the book. Well and not in a cheese demeaning way.
[Stephenson] is one of my favorite authors and popular enough to not be obscure to most folks.
Anyways, thanks for all your hard work.
My pleasure, and thank you for the book recommendation, James! I read through the synopsis and–being a sci-fi and dystopia fan–it does sound like a fascinating read indeed! Putting this on my wishlist.
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Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Gregg Freeby, who writes:
As a regular reader of the SWLing Post I wanted to share with you a book I came across recently that your readers might be interested in reading. Shortwave radio provides the backdrop of this Pulitzer Prize winning story that takes place during WWII. You can search Wikipedia or other websites for a summary. While the story isn’t specifically about radios, Nazi radio propaganda as well as clandestine numbers stations run by the French resistance and Nazi attempts to locate and destroy them very much figure into the plot. I found it a very compelling read and thought perhaps you and your readers might too.
Many thanks, Greg. I actually purchased this book a few months ago on the recommendation of a friend who owns a local book store. It’s in my “read me” stack now, and though I haven’t gotten to it, I very much look forward to reading it soon.
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Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Troy Riedel, who notes that Universal Radio is now taking pre-orders for the 8th edition of the Worldwide Listening Guide by John Figliozzi.
Click here to check it out on the Universal Radio website.
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Jarno (PA3DMI), who reminds us that the American Radio History site is chock-full of radio nostalgia:
To keep you and your readers busy 🙂
Many thanks, Jarno!
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Many thanks to SWLing Post reader and author, Colin McKeeman, who shares the following announcement:
As a mature aviation historian and keen HF monitor since the mid-1960’s, as you will note from my blog this has prompted me to produce this detailed record of the [Birdlip Aeronautical HF Communications Complex, U.K.] stations activities.
[…]The activities of this station are currently handled by ‘Shanwick’ (Shannon and Prestwick) for air traffic on the North Atlantic.
I attach a summary of its content which may help to clarify the scope and nature of this publication.
Click here to download the full press release (PDF).
Fascinating, Colin! I think you’ll find a number of our community members love reading about the history of HF stations. Thank you for sharing your press release!