Pat Hawker, G3VA, Format 210 x 297 mm, 176 Seiten plus CD-ROM,
For 50 years Pat Hawker MBE, G3VA, has written his hugely popular Technical Topics column in RadCom. Technical Topics Scrapbook - 50 Years brings together the whole 50 years of Technical Topics as a data CD along with the fifth and final compilation book of the column covering the years 2005 to 2008.
Technical Topics Scrapbook - 50 Years includes all the words, pictures and line drawings from column produced presented exactly as they first appeared. The CD contains easy to use PDF copies of the pages arranged in annual collections from 1958 to 2008. Whilst the book reproduces the pages from the years 2005-2008 in the popular scrapbook format. This set draws together Pat Hawker's blend of clippings and contributed material, linked by his own unique commentary, enriched by a lifetime of fascination for the technical aspects of radio.
This CD and book set provides a fascinating insight into the development of radio and amateur radio in particular. Technical Topics Scrapbook - 50 Years is also an invaluable collection of experimental antennas, circuit ideas and radio lore for everyone keen on radio and electronics. If you are interested in Pat Hawker and Technical Topics, this book and CD set is a must have and the definitive collection.