Ted Lane, returned Army flier, realizes his ambition to get into the field of radio. He works his way up from a bit player and general office boy on a small town station, and ultimately achieves his goal -- a job on a big New York station. The plot pattern is routine, uninspired, by Henry Lent has a facility in weaving sound factual data into his stories -- and this will appeal to those of his readers who want to learn about the inside of radio organization. The duties and difficulties of many phases of radio work-transmitter room -- remote broadcast -- announcer responsibilities -- producer -- and so on. Details crisply handled, with photographs and illustrations to clarify the text.