Get the Message: Telecommunications in Your High-tech World

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Bradbury Press, 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
What happens when someone picks up a telephone, dials a number, and hears the ring at the other end? Expanding a young person's awareness of the way technology works in daily life, the author focuses on calls two teenagers make about an upcoming dance to explain communications technology. Features full-color photos and computer-generated graphics.

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GET THE MESSAGE: Telecommunications in Your High-Tech World

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In the author's ``High-Tech World'' series, an introduction to the technology used for wired and wireless networks. As before, Skurzynski has contacted network and manufacturing concerns (AT&T, GTE ... Read full review


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Author Gloria Skurzynski was born in Duquesne, Pennsylvania in 1930. She was educated at Carlow University. She writes both fiction and non-fiction books for children and young adults.She is the author of more than sixty books for young readers. In 1992, her work Almost the Real Thing: Simulation in Your High-Tech World won the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award. She writes the National Geographic National Parks series and the Virtual War Chronologs series.

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