Award-winning and best-selling author Don Keith has published more than 25 books, fiction and non-fiction, including several bestsellers. While working as a broadcast journalist, he won awards from the Associated Press and United Press International for news writing and reporting. He was also the first winner of Troy State University's Hector Award for innovation in broadcast journalism. As an on-the-air broadcaster, Don twice was named the Billboard Magazine "Radio Personality of the Year.” He was a broadcast personality for over twenty years in Birmingham and Nashville.
His first novel, THE FOREVER SEASON, was named Alabama Library Association's "Fiction of the Year" award winner in 1997. He later co-wrote a nationally-bestselling thriller with former nuclear submarine commander George Wallace, FINAL BEARING, and its follow-up, FIRING POINT, which has been optioned as a major motion picture.
Don lives in Indian Springs Village, Alabama, with his wife, Charlene. He is also a sought-after public speaker, a member of the Alabama Writers' Forum, and actively supports local and statewide literacy efforts.
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Riding the Shortwaves: Exploring the Magic of Amateur Radio
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By Don Keith
Published: April 10, 2013.
Amateur or "ham" radio is enjoying a resurgence, welcoming thousands to the excitement of the hobby. This hundred-year-old pastime continues to keep up with the times but also leads the way in technical innovations. Ham operator and bestselling author Don Keith (call sign N4KC) mixes easy-to-understand advice with fictional stories to show what the hobby is all about in the 21st century.
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