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Ham radio's technical culture

Author: Kristen Haring
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2007.
Series: Inside technology.
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A history of ham radio culture: how ham radio enthusiasts formed identity and community through their technical hobby, from the 1930s through the Cold War.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haring, Kristen.
Ham radio's technical culture.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006046597
(OCoLC)70208088
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kristen Haring
ISBN: 9780262274968 0262274965 1282097814 9781282097810
OCLC Number: 84840094
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 220 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Identifying with technology, tinkering with technical culture --
The culture of ham radio --
Equipping productive consumers --
Amateurs on the job --
Hobby radio embattled --
Ham radio at home --
Technical change and technical culture.
Series Title: Inside technology.
Responsibility: Kristen Haring.

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...an insightful historical exploration into the emergence and continued viability of ham radio over the course of the past eight decades. -- Amanda R. Keeler, Resource Center for Cyberculture Read more...

 
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