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Wes Schum, Amateur Radio's Unsung Hero

Wes Schum, Amateur Radio's Unsung Hero

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On Thanksgiving Day 1961, Wes Schum was unstoppable. His Central Electronics Company had produced the world's most advanced single-sideband transmitter, setting the Amateur Radio World ablaze. Three months later, it was all over. 60 years later, learn why and what could have been.


While this book chronicles the life and times of a man who brought Single Sideband technology to amateur radio enthusiasts in a form that made one's communications more effective and viable, my hope is that Wes Schum's zeal for problem-solving and helping others through his work will inspire young people facing uncertainty while charting their course in Life. If a person believes in an idea or is drawn toward a goal, of course, obstacles and temporary setbacks are likely to present unwelcome but important challenges. Learn from those challenges and keep pushing ahead.



Author: Dominic (Nick) Tusa
Publisher: Heirloom Editions
Published: 10/05/2021
Pages: 266
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.91lbs
Size: 9.21h x 6.14w x 0.60d
ISBN: 9781954978188

About the Author
Tusa, Dominic (Nick): - Dominic (Nick) Tusa is a principal radio communications consultant and founder of Tusa Consulting Services. For over 42 years, Tusa has provided technical services involving the design, implementation, and maintenance of land mobile radio and microwave communication systems for both public safety and private industry. Tusa earned his first amateur radio license at age 11 and has been continuously active in the hobby for 57 years.

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