Personal computers in the ham shack
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Published by American Radio Relay League in Newington, CT .
Written in English


  • Amateur radio stations.,
  • Microcomputers -- Amateurs" manuals.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementPaul Danzer, Richard Roznoy.
ContributionsRoznoy, Rich.
LC ClassificationsTK9956 .D285 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL770746M
ISBN 100872595714
LC Control Number97170071

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