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Listening on the short waves, 1945 to today

Author: Jerome S Berg
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book presents the histories of the major North American shortwave clubs and reviews the professional and listener-generated shortwave literature of the era. It also covers the DX programs and other listening fare to which shortwave listeners were most attracted and the QSL-cards they sought as confirmation of their reception."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome S Berg
ISBN: 9780786439966 0786439963
OCLC Number: 232390821
Description: vii, 415 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Prelude to 1945 --
The shortwave audience --
Clubs --
Literature --
Listener programs --
Receivers --
QSLing --
Computers --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Jerome S. Berg.
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The discovery and development of shortwave technology during the 1920s and 1930s permitted radio stations throughout the world to transmit their programs over long distances, even worldwide, for the  Read more...

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