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Wireless Men and Women at War pre-sales end 21 December

Date : 17 / 12 / 2016
Author : Robert Broomhead - VK3DN

'Wireless Men and Women at War' is a book that details the history of wireless communications from before World War I, and through later years and conflicts. It tells of the role wireless technology played during various conflicts, of the outstanding men and women who contributed, of innovative technology, including the story of an ingenious receiving set made in a 1940s prisoner of war camp, the broadcasting of news and information to troops in the Vietnam War, and recent commemoration activities for the centenary of the ANZACs.

Pre-sales promotion began on 11 November, with the book priced at $23 for WIA members and $28 for non-members. This pre-sales promotion ends on Tuesday 21 November. Don’t delay. Ensure you get your limited-edition copy. Get your order in now. It’s easy via the WIA Bookshop. Go to the following Link

Published by the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA), the 100-page, large-format, well-illustrated book was researched and compiled by WIA Historian, Peter Wolfenden who, with numerous contributors, provides a timely record of Australian history that has hitherto been hidden. Those most interested in the publication include war veterans, the radio industry, defence service personnel, radio amateurs, academics and anyone interested in the development and use of communications.

After 21 December, the cover price rises to $29.95 for members and $35 for non-members.


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