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Contents Acknowledgments vii Introduction 1 1. The Beginnings 5 2. Hiram Percy Maxim and the Relay Concept 00 3. Amateurs During the First World War 00 4. Amateurs Between War and Peace 00 5. Surviving the Broadcast Revolution 00 6. Relays, DX-ing, Strange Languages, and Clubs 00 7. Amateurs as Experimenters and Adventurers 00 8. The Olympics, World's Fairs, Trans Radio Press Service, and International Radio Conferences 00 9. Adventurous Amateurs at Sea and in the Air 00 10. More Amateurs and Aircraft: The NC-4, Byrd, the Dolebirds, the Lindberghs, and Others 00 11. Amateurs and Polar Exploration: Phase One 00 12. Amateurs and Polar Exploration: Phase Two 00 13. To the Rescue: Amateurs in Emergencies and Disasters 00 14. Amateurs on the Home Front: 1940-1945 00 15. Amateurs at War and Beyond: 1941-1950 00 Epilogue 000 Appendix A. Morse Code Alphabet 000 Appendix B. Q Signals and Other Abbreviations 000 Appendix C. Common Abbreviations in Amateur Morse Code 000 Chapter Notes 000 A Bibliographic Essay 000 Index 000
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Amateur radio stations.